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Building bond issue may loom for Jefferson City schools next year

Building bond issue may loom for Jefferson City schools next year

January 24th, 2011 in News

Lou Mazzocco directs JCHS sophomore students as they wait to pick up their photo identification cards at the beginning of the 2010-11 school year. School district officials are studying the demographics of Jefferson City as the student population continues to grow.

Photo by Julie Smith

As soon as April 2012, Jefferson City School District patrons could be asked to approve a bond issue to build one or two new elementary schools and a second public high school, or a major expansion of the current high school complex.

Superintendent Brian Mitchell said, the district must make some decisions about buildings, even if a consultant's predictions of adding from 500-3,000 more students over 10 years are too optimistic.