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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

If you have a question, please email us or call us at (513) 831-1314 and we'll add it to this page. 

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What is a bond issue?

What is the difference between a bond issue and an operating levy?

The district had a bond issue on the ballot in May 2019 that failed. What is the difference between that plan and what the Board is considering now? 

What is the cost of the bond issue?

When was the last operating levy?

How is our community taxed compared to other districts?

My home's valuation went up in 2021. Does that mean I am paying more taxes to the school district?

How much is spent per pupil?

The November 2, 2021 bond issue will cost $55.9 million. How is that different than the bond issue that failed in 2019?

How was the state's co-funding amount determined?

If the Preschool Building (which houses Preschool, Extended Day, and Success Academy) is possibly abated and demolished, where would those programs be housed?

How will traffic flow be addressed in the new building plan?

Have there been any lessons learned during the pandemic that might affect the design of a new building?

What is the proposed occupancy number for the new building and how does that line up with the projected population of students?

Is the district mandated to build a storm shelter with this project?

How will a new building be maintained once it is built?

Are any of the past bonds retiring soon?

Where would the new building be located?

Can the current Junior High building be renovated instead of replaced?

How does the district's open enrollment policy affect building capacities? 

Are there any time limits associated with state funding?

How many bids for the work would be collected and will they be available for public viewing?

The plan for a new 6-8 middle school includes the demolition of the four classrooms that were added to the Junior High in 2010. Why can't that portion of the old building be incorporated into the new building?

How are you currently maintaining school buildings?

This plan includes moving the preschool classrooms out of the current building located on State Route 28 and into elementary buildings. How is the preschool structured? How is the preschool funded, and will this move affect those funds?