2016 Bond Information

Northern High This November, citizens in Durham County voted to approve four bond referenda supporting Durham Public Schools, Durham Tech, the Durham County Public Library, and the Museum of Life and Science.

The $90 million bond referendum for DPS will support projects in schools across our county, including a whole-campus replacement and a substantial renovation for two of our schools, safety and security upgrades, new roofs, energy efficient lighting and climate control upgrades, athletic improvements and more.

Find out more about how these building and renovation projects will support our students and schools.

2016 Bond Project Data

School Name2016 Proposed Bond Amount2016 Proposed Bond ProjectsPast Building Projects
School Name2016 Proposed Bond Amount2016 Proposed Bond ProjectsPast Building Projects
Bethesda Elementary $187,500
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Replace lighting fixtures with LEDs for high efficiency and more natural light
  • 2001 Bond: New classroom addition ($1,645,153)
  • 2007 Bond: New roofing, paved play area ($1,699,066)
Burton Elementary $687,500
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Replace a chiller in the HVAC system
  • 2003 Bond: Small strategic Roof Repair ($69,849)
  • 2007 Bond: New roofing, paved play area ($ 658,639)
  • Lottery Funds: Roofing Upgrades, Exterior/Interior Painting ($51,907)
  • Lottery Funds: Design-Modify Group Toilets for Accessibility ($25,000)
  • Lottery Funds: Design-Roofing Replacement ($40,000)
  • Lottery Funds: Roofing Repairs ($10,000)
  • Lottery Funds: Roof Replacement ($555,048)
Club Boulevard Elementary $1,062,500
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Replace roofing on the main building
  • Replace lighting fixtures with LEDs for high efficiency and more natural light
  • 2003 Bond: Addition and Renovation ($2,177,475)
  • 2007 Bond: Renovation ($3,676,377)
Creekside Elementary $118,750
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Upgrade the existing security camera system
  • 2001 Bond: New School Built ($11,903,580)
  • 2007 Bond: New Addition ($2,789,620)
Easley Elementary $62,500
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • 2007 Bond: Roofing, Asphalt and HVAC upgrades ($1,279,912)
Eastway Elementary $575,000
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Security camera upgrade
  • Replace lighting fixtures with LEDs for high efficiency and more natural light
  • Replace HVAC Chiller
  • None (Built New in 1995)
Eno Valley Elementary $7,320,194
  • Full campus and facility renovation.
  • 2003 Bond: Drive and parking improvements ($329,212)
  • 2007 Bond: Roofing, HVAC and security improvements ($1,075,145)
  • Lottery Funds: Design-Asphalt Drainage & Paving Repairs ($65,215)
  • Lottery Funds: Replace 3 Areas of Built-Up Roofing ($423,386)
Fayetteville Street Elementary $118,750
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Security camera upgrade
  • 2003 Bond: Addition and full renovation ($8,180,226)
  • 2007 Bond: Gym roof and HVAC repairs ($146,429)
  • Lottery Funds: Exterior/Interior Painting ($49,507)
Forest View Elementary $1,812,500
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Replace the roofing system
  • 2007 Bond: Paving, Chiller and Building Systems (872,859)
Glenn Elementary $118,750
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Upgrade the existing security camera system
  • 2001 Bond: New School Built ($11,903,580)
  • 2007 Bond: New Addition ($2,789,620)
Harris Elementary $1,062,500
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Replace part of roofing system
  • 2001 Bond: New addition ($3,680,808)
  • 2007 Bond: Renovation ($ 5,839,099)
Hillandale Elementary $343,750
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Replace a chiller in the HVAC system
  • 2007 Bond: Paving, kitchen and building systems ($1,314,434)
  • Lottery Funds: Roof Replacement ($65,000)
  • Lottery Funds: Replace Roof Including Canopies & Skylights ($1,135,000)
Holt Elementary $1,251,106
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Replace lighting fixtures with LEDs for high efficiency and more natural light
  • Strategic roofing upgrades
  • Cooler / Freezer upgrade
  • 2007 Bond: New roofing and boiler replacement ($ 867,322)
Hope Valley Elementary $353,750
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Security camera upgrade
  • Replace a chiller in the HVAC system
  • 2007 Bond: Paving, door replacement and building systems ($ 514,324)
Lakewood Elementary $300,000
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Upgrade security cameras
  • Replace main boiler
  • 2001 Bond: Addition and renovation ($7,049,596)
  • Lottery Funds: Roofing Upgrades ($469,550)
Little River K-8 $343,750
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Replace HVAC Chiller
  • 2001 Bond: Paving, building systems ($864,707)
Mangum Elementary $118,750
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Replace lighting fixtures with LEDs for high efficiency and more natural light
  • 2003 Bond: Addition and renovation ($4,909,284)
  • 2007 Bond: HVAC and Renovation ($2,568,603)
  • Lottery Funds: Roof Replacement/Repairs ($48,657)
Merrick-Moore Elementary $1,307,500
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Replace lighting fixtures with LEDs for high efficiency and more natural light
  • Replace cooler and freezer
  • Renovations at kitchen/cafeteria
  • 2007 Bond: Roofing, HVAC and Renovations ($4,612,492)
Morehead Elementary $118,750
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Security camera upgrade
  • 2003 Bond: Addition and renovation ($4,755,300)
  • Lottery Funds: Exterior/Interior Painting ($29,148)
Oak Grove Elementary $1,812,500
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Roofing replacement
  • 2001 Bond: Addition ($993,428)
  • 2007 Bond: HVAC and building systems ($863,194)
  • Lottery Funds: Repair Parking/Driveways ($168,085)
Parkwood Elementary $515,000
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Upgrade security cameras
  • Replace main boiler
  • Partial Roofing
  • 2003 Bond: Cafeteria expansion and driveway ($618,091)
  • 2007 Bond: Renovation and Roofing ($7,271,155)
W.G. Pearson Elementary $87,500
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Upgrade security cameras
  • 2003 Bond: New school ($11,452,178)
Pearsontown Elementary $875,000
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Upgrade security cameras
  • Renovate front hall floor
  • 2001 Bond: Drive improvements ($204,078)
  • 2007 Bond: Structural repairs, Roofing, HVAC ($2,170,169)
E.K. Powe Elementary $637,500
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Upgrade security cameras
  • Upgrade HVAC
  • 2007 Bond: Renovation ($3,570,199)
Sandy Ridge Elementary $0  
  • 2007 Bond: Renovation Construction ($18,497,088)
Y.E. Smith Elementary $0  
  • 2003 Bond: Floor Repair ($171,343)
  • 2007 Bond: Addition in Renovation ($8,202,063)
  • Lottery Funds: Plumbing Pipes Replaced ($179,279)
Southwest Elementary $62,500
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • 2007 Bond: Paving/Building Systems ($338,101)
  • Lottery Funds: Design- Replace Chiller, Pumps and Controls ($27,000)
  • Lottery Funds: Replace Chiller Pumps & Controls ($448,000)
  • Lottery Funds: Roof Replacement ($65,000)
C.C. Spaulding Elementary $825,000
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Upgrade security cameras
  • Upgrade HVAC
  • Roofing Upgrade
  • 2001 Bond: Renovation ($300,815)
  • 2003 Bond: Addition in Renovation ($7,655,300)
  • Lottery Funds: Additions/Renovations ($1,500,000)
Spring Valley Elementary $87,500
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Upgrade security cameras
  • 2003 Bond: Construction ( $15,318,842)
George Watts Elementary $625,000
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • HVAC Boiler Replacement
  • Partial Roofing Upgrade
  • 2001 Bond: Stairway Enclosure ($109,500)
  • 2007 Bond: Structural Repairs and Site Improvements ( $1,140,705)
Brogden Middle $187,500
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Gym Renovations
  • 2007 Bond: Media Center & Restroom Upgrades ($499,976)
  • Lottery Funds: Media Center Roof and Repair ($73,042)
  • Lottery Funds: Design-Modify Group Toilets for Accessibility ($21,110)
Carrington Middle $237,500
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Upgrade security cameras
  • Gym Renovations
  • 2001 Bond: Addition in Renovation ($8,392,846)
  • 2007 Bond: Roofing, HVAC, Restrooms ($4,197,592)
  • Lottery Funds: Design-Modify Group Toilets for Accessibility ($19,000)
Githens Middle $62,500
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • 2003 Bond: Roofing, Site Work ($2,182,739)
  • 2007 Bond: Paving and Site Work (648,000)
  • Lottery Funds: Roofing/Site Improvements ($396,000)
  • Lottery Funds: Design –Restroom Upgrades ($56,250)
  • Lottery Funds: Renovate All Group Toilets ($221,681)
Lakewoood Middle $0  
  • 2007 Bond: Renovations ($3,416,439)
  • 2/3 Bond
Lowe's Grove Middle $1,593,750
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Upgrade security cameras
  • Roofing Upgrade
  • Gym Renovations
  • 2003 Bond: Renovation and Site Work ($10,227,127)
  • 2007 Bond : Athletic Improvements ($469,433)
  • Lottery Funds: Design Events & Football Field ($17,000)
  • Lottery Funds: Track & Athletic Field Improvements ($150,000)
Lucas Middle $62,500
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • 2007 Bond: Construction ( $30,869,583)
Neal Middle $206,250
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Upgrade security cameras
  • Gym Renovations
  • 2001 Bond: City Water ($178,406)
  • 2003 Bond: Renovations ($40,862)
  • 2007 Bond: Renovations ($10,895,012)
  • Lottery Funds: HVAC Upgrade ($450,000)
  • Lottery Funds: Overlay Parking /Drive ($105,000)
Rogers-Herr Middle $287,500
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Replace Fire Alarm System
  • Upgrade to LED Light Fixtures
  • 2001 Bond: Additional Renovation ($11,799,948)
  • 2007 Bond: Auditorium Flooring ($123,442)
Shepard Middle $87,500
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Upgrade security cameras
  • 2003 Bond: Addition in Renovation ($11,360,312)
City of Medicine Academy $25,000
  • Upgrade door access controls
  • 2007 Bond: Construction ($9,483,628)
Holton Career & Resource Center $62,500
  • Upgrade door access controls
  • 2003 Bond: Renovations ($1,080,000)
Durham School of the Arts $2,700,000
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Upgrade security cameras
  • Roofing Upgrade
  • Renovations to restrooms and locker rooms
  • 2001 Bond: Driveway Improvements ($378,802)
  • 2003 Bond: Addition ($6,814,605)
  • 2007 Bond: Car Building Renovations ($15,025,701)
  • Lottery Funds: Roof Replacement ($222,174)
  • Lottery Funds: Additions/Renovations ( $75,000)
  • Lottery Funds: Gym Reroof/Window Replacements ($372,432)
  • Lottery Funds: Design of Roof Replacement ($30,000)
  • Lottery Funds: Roof Replacement ($169,099)
  • Lottery Funds: Renovations-Toilets, Auditorium, Classrooms, etc. ($16,270)
  • Lottery Funds: Renovations Stage Rigging Toilets & Classroom ($145,730)
Early College $62,500
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
 
Hillside High $1,237,500
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Camera Upgrade
  • Track and Tennis Lights
  • Renovation of Restroom and Locker Rooms
  • 2003 Bond: Athletic Upgrades ($522,484)
  • 2007 Bond: Cafeteria expansion, tennis, HVAC ($1,635,227)
  • Lottery Funds: Tennis Court Renovations/Upgrades ($20,484)
  • Lottery Funds: Renovations for Technology ($90,000)
  • Lottery Funds: Replace Auditorium sound System ($65,000)
  • Lottery Funds: Design-Replace Chiller & Pumps and Controls ($27,000)
  • Lottery Funds: Replace Chillers, Pumps & Controls ($409,005)
Jordan High $1,897,500
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Camera Upgrade
  • Replacement of cooler and freezer, partial roofing upgrade, track repair, tennis lights
  • Renovations to restroom and locker rooms
  • 2001 Bond: Auditorium & HVAC ($280,625)
  • 2003 Bond: Athletic Upgrades ($1,018,511)
  • 2007 Bond: Driveway, tennis lights ($4,581,634)
  • Lottery Funds: Concession Bldg/Tennis Court ($120,000)
  • Lottery Funds: HVAC Upgrade in Classroom Wings ($30,000)
  • Lottery Funds: Reroofing Classroom Wings ($50,000)
  • Lottery Funds: Roofing Upgrades at Classroom Wings ($499,525)
  • Lottery Funds: Replace Individual HVAC Units in Classrooms ($363,699)
  • Lottery Funds: Chiller Replacement, Pumps, Controls ($54,000)
  • Lottery Funds: Chiller Replacement, Pumps, Controls ($496,000)
Lakeview High $162,500
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Camera Upgrade
  • Upgrade to LED Light Fixtures
  • Roof Replacement ($398,910)
  • 2007 Bond: New gym ($1,961,034)
Middle College $0    
Northern High $51,875,000
  • Replacing existing facility
  • 2001 Bond: HVAC Upgrades ($177,769)
  • 2003 Bond: Athletic Upgrades ($730,723)
  • 2007 Bond: Tennis Courts, Asphalt Upgrades ($1,274,311)
  • Lottery Funds: Tennis Court Repair/Upgrades ($45,000)
  • Lottery Funds: HVAC Upgrade ($231,697)
  • Lottery Funds: Driveway/Parking Lot Pave ($290,575)
  • Lottery Funds: Gym-Add HVAC ($25,000)
  • Lottery Funds: Gym-Upgrade Roof ( $40,000)
  • Lottery Funds: Auditorium Upgrades ($256,029)
  • Lottery Funds: Poe Gym A/C ($369,551)
  • Lottery Funds: Poe Gym Roof Upgrades ($68,790)
Riverside High $1,195,625
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Camera Upgrade
  • Track Repair and Tennis Lights
  • Renovation to restrooms and locker rooms
  • 2003 Bond: Athletic Upgrades ($365,207)
  • 2007 Bonds: Asphalt and Tennis Court Upgrades ($616,584)
  • Lottery Funds: Tennis Court Repair/Upgrades ($45,000)
  • Lottery Funds: Design-Asphalt Paving & Drainage Repairs ($24,285)
  • Lottery Funds: Paving & Drainage Repairs ($200,000)
School for Creative Studies $350,000
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Fire Alarm System Upgrade
  • Science Room Upgrades
  • 2001 Bond: Partial Renovation ($3,998,000)
  • 2003 Bond: Partial Renovations ($282,186)
Southern School of Energy and Sustainability $1,196,250
  • Security vestibule to welcome and direct visitors
  • Camera Upgrades
  • Tracking and Tennis Upgrades
  • Renovation to restrooms and locker rooms
  • 2003 Bond: Athletic Upgrades ($483,726)
  • 2007 Bond: Asphalt and Tennis Court Upgrades ($1,154,964)
  • Lottery Funds: Tennis Repairs/Upgrades ($34,380)
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