2018 Bond Referendum
West Fargo Public Schools residents went to the polls in a special election on September 25, 2018 and voted to approve the $106.9 million bond referendum at a support rate of 70.68%. The $106.9 million bond referendum package includes a new high school, new middle school, art and gifted/talented classrooms, security upgrades, addition/renovation at Harwood Elementary School, addition/renovation at Horace Elementary School, and turf at all three high schools. The culmination of these seven projects will address the challenges that the district and community continue to face related to student and staff safety, increasing enrollment, and equal opportunity measures.
Bond 2018 Construction Schedule: Remaining Projects
2015 Bond Referendum
On November 17, 2015, 6,064 votes were cast to determine whether the $98.1 million bond referendum would become reality for the West Fargo Public Schools community. With 79.67% of voters voting yes, the referendum passed, allowing for the district to physically keep up with increasing enrollment. Bond projects began in the spring and will conclude in time for the 2018-19 school year, when the district is expected to have 11,349 students. Projects include: transition kindergarten students to neighborhood elementary schools; a north and a south side elementary school; aquatic center; hockey facility; transportation facility; central kitchen; upgraded playgrounds, sound systems, and building security; renovations and/or additions to L.E. Berger, Osgood, Horace, West Fargo High School, Cheney Middle School, and Lodoen Community Center.