Mid-Del, Mustang voters pass bond issues to make schools safer

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Vote School elections

MIDWEST CITY, Okla. – Voters approved a pair of bond issues that aim to keep students safe in schools across two districts.

The Mid-Del School District asked voters to approve a $10.4 million bond issue that would improve schools across the district.

Voters approved the proposition with 77 percent of the vote.

Residents also supported a $400,000 transportation bond issue with 78 percent of the vote.

Organizers say the following improvements will be made:

Barnes Elementary

  • Security vestibule
  • Electronic access controls and hardware for doors
  • Security cameras
  • Fencing
  • Drainage repairs
  • Instructional technology equipment

Cleveland Bailey Elementary

  • Security vestibule
  • Electronic access controls and hardware for doors
  • Security cameras
  • Kitchen/ cafeteria notification buzzers
  • Media center fencing and other fencing
  • Site lighting
  • Instructional technology equipment

Country Estates Elementary

  • Security vestibule
  • Electronic access controls and hardware for doors
  • Security cameras
  • Kitchen/ cafeteria notification buzzers
  • Fencing
  • Instructional technology equipment

Del City Elementary

  • Security vestibule
  • Electronic access controls and hardware for doors
  • Fencing
  • Site lighting
  • Instructional technology and/or electronic message board equipment

Epperly Heights Elementary

  • Instructional technology and/or electronic message board equipment

Highland Park Elementary

  • Security vestibule
  • Electronic access controls and hardware for doors
  • Security cameras
  • Media center fencing
  • Instructional technology equipment

Midwest City Elementary

  • Instructional technology and/or electronic message board equipment

Parkview Elementary

  • New safe room
  • Security vestibule
  • Electronic access controls and/ or new doors and hardware for doors
  • Security cameras
  • Instructional technology equipment

Pleasant Hill Elementary

  • Security vestibule
  • Electronic access controls and hardware for doors
  • Security cameras
  • Fencing
  • Site lighting
  • Instructional technology equipment

Ridgecrest Elementary

  • Security vestibule
  • Electronic access controls and hardware for doors
  • Security cameras
  • Media center fencing and other fencing
  • Site lighting
  • Instructional technology equipment

Schwartz Elementary

  • Security vestibule
  • Electronic access controls and hardware for doors
  • Security cameras
  • Fencing
  • Drainage repairs
  • Site lighting
  • Instructional technology equipment

Soldier Creek Elementary

  • Instructional technology and/or electronic message board equipment

Steed Elementary

  • Security vestibule
  • Electronic access controls and hardware for doors
  • Security cameras
  • Kitchen/ cafeteria notification buzzers
  • Media center fencing and other fencing
  • Site lighting
  • Instructional technology equipment

Tinker Elementary

  • Security vestibule
  • Electronic access controls and hardware for doors
  • Security cameras
  • Kitchen/ cafeteria notification buzzers
  • Media center fencing and other fencing
  • Site lighting
  • Instructional technology equipment

Townsend Elementary

  • Security vestibule
  • Electronic access controls and hardware for doors
  • Security cameras
  • Kitchen/ cafeteria notification buzzers
  • Media center fencing and other fencing
  • Instructional technology equipment

Carl Albert Middle School

  • Security vestibule
  • Electronic access controls and hardware for doors
  • Security cameras
  • Fencing
  • Site lighting
  • Instructional technology equipment

Del Crest Middle School

  • Security vestibule
  • Electronic access controls and/ or hardware for doors
  • Security cameras
  • Kitchen/ cafeteria notification buzzers
  • Drainage repairs
  • Fencing
  • Site lighting
  • Instructional technology equipment

Jarman Middle School

  • Security vestibule
  • Electronic access controls and/ or new doors and hardware for doors
  • Security cameras
  • Kitchen/ cafeteria notification buzzers
  • Site lighting
  • Instructional technology equipment

Kerr Middle School

  • Security vestibule
  • Electronic access controls and/ or new doors and hardware for doors
  • Security cameras
  • Fencing
  • Site lighting
  • Instructional technology equipment

Monroney Middle School

  • Security vestibule
  • Electronic access controls and/ or new doors and hardware for doors
  • Security cameras
  • Kitchen/ cafeteria notification buzzers
  • Fencing
  • Site lighting
  • Instructional technology equipment

Carl Albert High School

  • Security vestibule
  • Electronic access controls and/ or hardware for doors
  • Security cameras
  • Site lighting
  • Instructional technology equipment

Del City High School

  • Security vestibule
  • Electronic access controls and/ or hardware for doors
  • Security cameras
  • Site lighting
  • Sidewalk access and repair
  • Instructional technology equipment

Midwest City High School

  • Security vestibule
  • Electronic access controls and/ or hardware for doors
  • Security cameras
  • Fencing
  • Instructional technology equipment

Mid-Del Technology Center

  • Security vestibule
  • Reconfiguring/ reworking certain existing doors

Career Academy

  • Instructional technology equipment

Business & Industry Services Building

  • Security vestibule
  • Electronic access controls and/ or hardware for doors
  • Security cameras

Central Office Projects

  • Security vestibule
  • Electronic access controls and/ or hardware for doors
  • Bond Fees

Maintenance Building

  • Security vestibule
  • Electronic access controls and/ or new doors and hardware for doors
  • Fencing
  • Site lighting

Support Services Building

  • Security vestibule
  • Electronic access controls and/ or hardware for doors
  • Fencing
  • Site lighting

Warehouse Projects

  • Security vestibule
  • Security cameras

In another part of the state, voters in Mustang also approved improvements to their schools by a very slim margin.

The bond issue was passed by a margin of less than one percent.

Organizers say $1.6 million will go toward installing technology in the district, equipment and software for the schools and purchasing lab equipment for the STEM program.

$1 million will go to building storm shelters on the Mustang Education Center campus and at Mustang High School.

School officials say $375,000 will be used to purchase supplies for the art program and $300,000 will go to building a new barn for the Agricultural Education Program.

Also, $1.22 million are used to build a softball/baseball training facility at Mustang High School and $1.4 million will go to a new JROTC Training and Instructional Center.

Other expenses include:

  • $800,000 for land for future school sites
  • $200,000 for playground equipment at Mustang Elementary and Lakehoma Elementary
  • $100,000 for upgrades to the interior lighting at Trails Elementary and Mustang North Middle School