APS Plans Upcoming Bond Projects

Mrachek Proposed Building Interior Renderings
Mrachek Proposed Building Interior Renderings

The APS Construction Management and Support Department has released the master project schedule and bond implementation timeline for the 2016 bond. The $300 million bond measure was approved by voters in November 2016.

Plans are underway for bond-funded construction projects at the below APS schools during spring 2017:

Mrachek Middle School:

Replacement Building

Vista Peak Preparatory:

Additions and Building Renewal

Vista PEAK Preparatory Building Addition
Vista PEAK Preparatory Building Addition

Did you know?

  • The 2008 bond created approximately 1,584 local jobs during the seven years of the construction program. The 2016 bond will continue to support Aurora’s economic
  • growth.
  • The 2016 bond is funding $300 million in construction and technology improvements that will benefit every school in the district.
  • Bond funds will provide technology improvements including new computers, computer network and telephone system upgrades and cutting-edge classroom technology.
  • The Colorado Department of Education has awarded APS a Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST) grant to partially fund the rebuilding of Mrachek Middle School, with bond funds covering the remaining cost.
  • Bond projects support academic success because students learn best in modern, comfortable learning environments.
  • Bond funds can only be used for capital construction or technology improvements. They cannot be used for any school district costs such as staffing, educational programs, materials or operations.