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BOND 2017

Tomball ISD Voters Approve $275 Million Bond

 

Tomball ISD voters approved a $275 million bond referendum, known as Bond 2017, on Tuesday, November 7.  The unofficial vote was 2,658 for the bond and 927 against.  The votes will become official when the vote tally is canvassed. 

“I’d like to express my appreciation to the voters for their support of our students and this bond referendum,” said Tomball ISD Superintendent Dr. Martha Salazar-Zamora.  “Bond 2017 will enable us to build new facilities to accommodate growth in Tomball ISD.  We are thankful for the passage of this bond.”     

Bond 2017 will address new district facilities, renovations at existing campuses, new technology, and additional school buses.  Over the next five years, Tomball ISD is projected to grow by more than 4,500 students, which will increase the district’s enrollment to over 19,000 students.  Bond 2017 will provide: 

    • A new elementary school and junior high school 
    • A classroom expansion project at Tomball Memorial High School 
    • New agricultural science project center for Tomball High School 
    • New natatorium for Tomball Memorial High School 
    • New district football stadium 
    • Instructional technology such as laptops, Chromebooks, and document cameras as well as upgrades in the district technology infrastructure 
    • Fine arts auditorium renovations at Tomball High School 
    • Renovations to the front elevation of Tomball Intermediate School 
    • Turf added to the baseball and softball fields at Tomball High School and Tomball Memorial High School 
    • Purchase of land sites in the district and the installation of utilities for property the district already owns 
    • Purchase of buses