Deer Valley Votes 4 Kids

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Bond Election FAQ

Do you want your kids to ride buses like these? Do you want to feel that your kids are secure and safe on campus? Do you want your kids to be 21st Century kids with access to the best technology?

This year, the Bond Election is a

MAIL IN BALLOT.

NO TAX INCREASE by voting YES for Deer Valley BOND
Modernization
Our schools will molding the next generation of students who will form the basis of a new knowledge economy. This initiative strives for:
1. School modernization – 21st Century tools and teaching practices will become an integral part of every school day.
2. Connected Communities – The internet provides new channels for sustainable learning environments.
3. Economic development – Savvy students will be able to find jobs locally, start businesses and increase the future tax base.
4. Workforce development – Corporations will be able hire locally and expand their operations.
5. Increase college readiness – High school graduates will be better-prepared for college, and thereafter, may return to Phoenix to live and work.
  • Deer Valley Unified School District funding has been slashed by the state by more than 33% over the past 3 years.
  • Nonetheless, DVUSD continues to provide an outstanding 21st Century education to our children.
  • Without the passage of the Bond, DVUSD will be forced to cut more items from the budget.
  •  This will result in devastating cuts in program and staff or associated lowering of salaries.

2013 Bond Funding Plan
 
 
 6 Year Bond
Curriculum Based Needs
Cycle
 Budget
 Amount

 E-Texbookds Devices

 Annually
 $ 1,400,000
 $ 8,450,000

 Technology

 
 
 

 Replacement/New

 Annually
 $ 4,000,000
 $ 24,000,000

 Innovation

 Annually
 $ 350,000
 $ 2,100,000

 WAN Upgrades

 One Time
 $ 5,000,000
 $ 5,000,000

 BYOD Initiative

 One Time
 $ 3,825,000
 $ 3,825,000

 Phone System

 One Time
 $ 1,200,000
 $ 1,200,000

 Copiers

 Every 8 years
 $ 2,730,000
 $ 2,730,000

Furniture & Equipment

 Annually
 $ 175,000
 $ 1,050,000

 Furniture & Equipment - New School

 One Time
 $ 2,000,000
 $ 2,000,000
 Transportation Needs
 
 
 

  Replacement Buses / Air Conditioning

  Annually
  $ 750,000
  $ 4,500,000

  Fleet Vehicle Replacement

  Annually
  $ 1,000,000
  $ 600,000

  Technology

  Annually
  $ 50,000
  $ 300,00
  Facilities Needs
 
 
 

 Building Renewal

 
 
 

 Roofing

 Annually
 $ 750,000
 $ 4,500,000

 Painting

 Annually
 $ 1,000,000
 $ 6,000,000

 Flooring

 Annually
 $ 500,000
 $ 3,000,000

 HVAC Systems

 Annually
 $ 2,000,000
 $ 12,000,000

 Energy Conservation

 Annually
 $ 1,500,00
 $ 9,000,000

 Electronic Marquees

 One Time
 $ 1,120,000
 $ 1,120,000

 Security & Safety

 Annually
 $ 1,000,000
 $ 6,000,000

 Camera Systems

 $70K/campus
 $ 70,000
 $ 2,240,000

 Resurfacing

Annually
 $ 750,000
 $ 4,500,000

 Playground Improvements

 Annually
 $ 100,000
 $ 600,000

 Facilities Equipment

 Annually
 $ 100,000
 $ 600,000
 Modernizations
 percampus
 
 

 5 next oldest campuses remodel

$ 7,000,000
 $35,000,000
 $ 35,000,000

 Desert Sky, Arrowhead, Bellair, Hillcrest, Esperanza

 
 
 
 Growth
 
 
 

 Student Growth

 One Time
 $ 2,000,000
 $ 2,000,000

 Elementary #31

 One Time
 $16,000,000
 $ 16,000,000