Bond 2016 By the Numbers

Galena Park ISD Bond 2016 By the Numbers

BOND PROPOSAL

  • ALL students and teachers impacted by this bond
  • $500 million – Identified Facility Needs in 2015
  • Long Range Plan endorsed by GPISD Focus Group Committee included:
    • Replace 6 Elementary Campuses
    • North Shore Senior High School 10th Grade Center
    • Renovations and Upgrades
    • Land Acquisition

 

BUILDINGS

  • 67 years: Average age of school buildings to be replaced, including Galena Park Elementary opened in 1930
  • 11+ years since last GPISD Bond

 

FOCUS GROUP COMMITTEE

  • 33 Committee Members
  • 5 meetings over 3 months

 

DOLLARS AND CENTS

  • $0 Tax impact to taxpayers 65+ who have applied for and received the Age 65 Homestead Exemption
  • 1: Number of times GPISD has raised its tax rate in the last 10 years
  • $7.83 per month tax increase per $100,000 of home value