Bond Election Information

  • Maintaining Excellence in Columbia Public Schools

    Thank you, Columbia voters!


    The Columbia Board of Education has called a special election for Tuesday, April 3, 2018, to submit a proposal for a $30 million no-tax-rate-increase bond issue to Columbia voters. The bond issue proposal requires 57 percent approval for passage.

    Ballot language

    Request a Presentation
    Voter guidelines: Dates to remember

    Did you know...

    • Student enrollment has increased by more than 1,000 students in the last 10 years; another 1,000 students are projected over the next five years.
    • Learn More About Columbia Public Schools 18,552 students PreK-12 are enrolled, making CPS the 7th largest school district in Missouri.
    • To date, the school district has eliminated 108 trailers. In 2006, there were 173 trailers in use; today there are 65. Under the current facility plan, there will be less than 20 trailers by 2020.
    • There are 36 school buildings and 3 support facilities.
    • The district maintains 3.4 million square feet of building space and 1.9 million square feet of roof space.
    • More than half the buildings are 40 years old or older. Only three schools are less than 10 years old.
  • Questions and Answers
    Bond Election Questions and Answers

    10-year Facility and Bond Plan
    10-year Facility and Bond Plan

    Bond Issue Presentation
    Bond Issue PowerPoint Presentation

    New Middle School Images
    New Middle School Images