Maricopa Unified School District wants to open its second high school in 2022.
The district is contemplating the size and curriculum of the school, how much of the cost will remain after the School Facilities Board grant and the possibility of seeking a bond. The district’s last attempt at bond failed with voters.
Meanwhile, the district is examining the status of the ongoing, seven-year budget override.
The estimate for FY20 is $4.3M. Class sizes dropped from an average elementary target of 33 students per class to an actual average of 25. enrollment has also increased, and class sizes are edging up again.
How all of that will be impacted by the November 3rd election is part of a work study for the governing board.
Contractor Chasse Building Team has drawn up Phase one plans that meet the SFB requirements. That includes 125KSF. Additional architectural plans expand through two more phases.
Read more at inMaricopa.com.