2022 Bond Election Information

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    Thank you to our community for supporting the bond issue request! 

    The Columbia Board of Education has called a special election for Tuesday, April 5, 2022, to submit a proposal for an $80 million no-tax-rate increase bond issue to Columbia voters. The bond issue proposal requires 57 percent approval for passage.


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    Did you know...

    • Student enrollment has increased by more than 1,500 students in the last 10 years; another 1,000 students are projected over the next five years.
    • 18,527 students PreK-12 are enrolled, making CPS the 5th largest school district in Missouri.
    • To date, the school district has eliminated 153 trailers. In 2006, there were 173 trailers in use; today there are 20. 
    • There are 39 school buildings and 3 support facilities.
    • The district maintains 3.56 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 six schools are less than 10 years old.

     

     

  • Video List
    Watch: Columbia Public Schools: Maintaining Excellence - Columbia Public Schools

    Watch: Columbia Public Schools: Maintaining Excellence

    For more than a century, Columbia Public Schools has been educating children. During that time, the number of students has grown from a little more than 300 to more than 18,000 – making it the 5th largest school district in Missouri.  While continuing to grow, and with the support of our community, Columbia Public Schools has maintained its tradition of excellence and a dedication to achievement, enrichment and opportunity for all of our scholars.

    Author: Columbia Public Schools   
    Length: 4:46
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  • Questions and Answers
    Bond Election Questions and Answers

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

    Bond Presentation
    Maintaining Excellence in CPS CoverImage with two young students reading a book in a library and the CPS logo
    View presentation.

  • Images of the proposed elementary school in the John Warner property.

    Images of the proposed new Elementary School

    Images of the proposed new Elementary School

    Images of the proposed CACC Renovation

     

    Images of the proposed addition and renovation at the Career Center.

    Images of the proposed CACC Renovation

    Images of the proposed CACC Renovation

    Images of the proposed CACC Renovation

    Images of the proposed CACC Renovation

    Images of the proposed CACC Renovation