PROPOSED PROJECTS

The bond package, totaling $222,085,000 is made up of four separate propositions:

Proposition B

$189,313,000

Capital Projects

Safety & Security

Campus Updates

Technology Infrastructure

Transportation

$7,257,000

Athletic Programs

Proposition C

$515,000

Tennis Court Repairs

Proposition D

$25,000,000

Technology Devices

Take a Closer Look at the Proposed Projects:

 

The proposed projects will impact every Allen ISD campus

PROPOSITION A: $189,313,000

CAPITAL PROJECTS - $8,476,400

Updates to systems like roofing, lighting and HVAC as they begin to reach end-of-life increases building efficiencies, reducing operational and mechanical costs, and brings facilities up to code for building and safety.

  • Covered walkways from the main building to gymnasium and canopy shields at schools that have not been renovated since 2016

  • Concrete repair across the district, including the fire loop at AHS, bus lanes at various campuses, and expansion and control joints

  • Replace aging roofs, HVAC and lighting

  • Utility efficiencies and upgrades

All campus projects will be scheduled for 2021-2024

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Concrete conditions of the Allen High School fire loop

DID YOU KNOW?

Updates like LED lighting, motion-activated lighting, and improved interior/exterior insulation of the building have reduced energy costs by 20 to 30 percent in AISD campuses.  

SAFETY & SECURITY - $2,388,500

  • Security camera upgrades and additions to replace equipment that has reached or exceeded its life expectancy of 5-7 years

  • Hardening of non-reinforced glass

  • First responder communication systems

All safety and security projects will be scheduled for 2021-2024

DID YOU KNOW?

There are more than 1,850 security cameras in use in Allen ISD. Of these, 1,400 are 5 years or older. The average life expectancy of these cameras are 5-7 years.

CAMPUS UPDATES - $155,737,300

Allen ISD campuses are updated on a 15-17 year cycle due to the normal wear-and-tear of certain items like flooring, wall coverings and furniture that become worn down over this time frame.​ With new renovations, the timeline is extended to 20-21 years to due to efficiencies in materials and finishes selected.

Items included in a typical update cycle: replace flooring, wall coverings, lighting, HVAC, plumbing, furniture, bring to current building code, soundproof classroom walls, concrete & drainage repairs, building envelope upgrades, landscape revitalization/replacement, playground equipment replacement, and digital marquee upgrade.​​

  • Boon Elementary School

    • Built: 2005

    • Scheduled Renovation: 2021
       

  • Chandler Elementary School

    • Built: 2006

    • Scheduled Renovation: 2022
       

  • Evans Elementary School

    • Built: 2008

    • Scheduled Renovation: 2023
       

  • Ereckson Middle School

    • Built 2004; Expanded 2012

    • Scheduled Renovation: 2021 and 2022
       

  • Allen High School 

    • Academic G Wing 

      • Built: 1999 

      • Scheduled Renovation: 2021

    • Fine Arts H Wing 

      • Built: 1999 

      • Scheduled Renovation: 2022

    • Capacity & Partnership Wing

      • Built: 1999 

      • Scheduled Renovation: 2022

    • Career Technology Education K Wing

      • Built: 2010

      • Scheduled Renovation: 2024

  • Ag Science Facility 

    • Built: 1984; general maintenance in 2000's

    • Scheduled Renovation: 2021

Agriculture facility conditions

Proposed updates include civil work to address drainage issues, electrical upgrades, bring up to current building codes and programming updates.

Campus Update Example: Marion Elementary School

HALLWAY BEFORE

SAME HALLWAY AFTER

HALLWAY BEFORE

SAME HALLWAY AFTER

Marion Elementary received a campus update as part of the 2015 bond package. The proposed projects in this bond will receive similar updates.

Classroom Update Example:

Current Boon Elementary classroom

Kerr Elementary classroom after update (a part of 2015 bond package) 

DID YOU KNOW?

In a 16-year period, nearly 10,000 students utilize an elementary campus, and approximately 18,700 students use a middle school campus in AISD.

TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE - $18,850,000

Allen ISD’s goal is to ensure that classroom and campus technology is operational, accessible to students and staff, secure and supports learning initiatives.

  • Replace outdated analog bell systems, classroom multimedia systems, phone communications and cell systems

  • Update network infrastructure, equipment and wireless connectivity

  • Replace data center server/storage equipment to increase and support district-wide security systems

All technology infrastructure projects will be scheduled for 2021-2024

TRANSPORTATION - $3,860,800

  • Bus rider safety communication system 

  • Replace aging bus fleet with 25 new buses

  • Upgrade bus and vehicle maintenance equipment

All transportation projects will be scheduled for 2021-2024

DID YOU KNOW?

Allen ISD school buses typically transport 7,500 students daily, and travel more than 1 million miles annually. With the new bus rider safety equipment, parents will be able to see the location of your child’s school bus and when/where your student scans on and off the bus to ensure safe drop off.

Proposition A

PROPOSITION B: $7,257,000

ATHLETIC PROGRAMS - $7,257,000

Track surfacing and turf field at the following facilities have reached the end of their life expectancy which ranges 6-8 years for track and 6-10 years for turf.

  • Track resurfacing at Lowery Stadium and AHS Track Stadium (Note: Lowery turf and track were not replaced when the Lowery Stadium seating was replaced last year).

    • Scheduled Project: 2021-2023​
       

  • Turf replacement at Curtis Middle School, AHS Track Stadium, Lowery Stadium and Eagle Stadium

    • Scheduled Project: 2021-2024​​
       

  • New turf and track at Ford Middle School

    • Scheduled Project: 2021

DID YOU KNOW?

Ford Middle School was built in 1982 and is the only Allen ISD campus without an artificial turf or track at the athletic field facility.

PROPOSITION C: $515,000

TENNIS COURT REPAIRS - $515,000

The district’s tennis courts, built in 2001, are used year-round by all Allen ISD students as well as open to the community.

 

  • Repairs include resurfacing courts, civil work and added storage

    • Scheduled Project: 2021​

DID YOU KNOW?

Tennis courts conditions

Because the tennis courts are viewed as a recreational facility, a new state law requires it to be separated into its own proposition.

PROPOSITION D: $25,000,000

TECHNOLOGY DEVICES - $25,000,000

Allen ISD refreshes computer devices and audio/visual equipment based on an established life cycle management schedule. This helps to plan for the replacement of campus technology and to avoid operational risks due to outdated systems.

  • Wireless computer devices for student and staff use (example: laptops, Chromebooks, tablets). Click here to learn more about wireless devices.

  • Desktop computers and print devices for student and staff use

Implementation of technology devices on campuses will be scheduled for 2021-2024
 

DID YOU KNOW?

Bonds for technology devices are sold to match the expected lifespan of the devices.

*Project budgets represent a “turn-key” amount, which includes estimated construction cost as well as escalation due to inflation, fees, permits, furniture, and equipment.

VIEW PROJECTS BY CAMPUS

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

Anderson

Bolin

Boon

Boyd

Chandler

Cheatham

Evans

 

Green

Kerr

Lindsey

Marion

Norton

Olson

Preston

Reed

Rountree

Story

Vaughan

MIDDLE SCHOOLS

 
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