Building Improvements

Michigan is ONE OF ONLY 12 states in the country that does NOT provide state funding for school infrastructure. Leaving school districts to finance capital projects through local millages and bond issues as a financial methods to address the crucial infrastructure needs. Hamtramck Public Schools community values a quality education for all students. As stewards of 8 buildings, a community center, about 3,500 students and over 400 staff and is responsible to provide high quality education for current and future generations.

Where improvements are needed

In order to maintain and proactively preserve and upgrade the learning conditions in our buildings, we need our community to assist us in the next step. We need to move forward to create invigorating learning environments for the students throughout the district. Examples below highlight some of the needs the bond will address.


Looking to the future – REPAIR • RENOVATE • RENEW

Used portables are not a permanent solution. Our students and staff deserve equitable and safe teaching and learning opportunities.

Repair

The bond will address significant maintenance needs on the aging buildings not supported by the general fund.

RENOVATE

The bond will fund renovations and improvements of existing structures. It focuses on modernizing student spaces, such as, bathrooms, entryways and exits.

REBuild

The bond will fund two significant new construction projects, expanding our school and recreation facilities to equitably match our growing enrollment and community.

Dickinson West Elementary
  • Remove portable classrooms
  • Construct new 3-Story Building 
  • 37,000 Square Feet 
  • New Furnishings and Technology 
  • Site Improvements

Dickinson East Elementary
  • Replace mechanical systems to provide air conditioning at instructional areas 
  • Upgrade electrical service 
  • Replace exterior windows
  • Remodel restrooms
Holbrook Elementary
  • Replace mechanical systems to provide air conditioning at instructional areas 
  • Upgrade electrical service 
  • Replace exterior windows
  • Remodel restrooms
Early Childhood Education
  • Replace mechanical systems to provide air conditioning at instructional areas 
  • Upgrade electrical service 
  • Replace exterior windows 
  • Remodel restrooms
Kosciuszko Middle School
  • Replace mechanical systems to provide air conditioning at instructional areas
  • Upgrade electrical service
  • Remodel restrooms
Hamtramck High School
  • Replace mechanical systems to provide air conditioning at instructional areas
  • Upgrade electrical service
  • Replace exterior windows
  • Remodel restrooms
  • Remodel locker room area to allow for (4) new classrooms and (2) smaller locker rooms
  • Construct secure addition to connect the High School with the Community Center
  • New furnishings for (4) classrooms
Community Center
  • Construct addition for fitness center and multi-purpose room
  • Demolish and reconfigure main entry ramp and retaining walls
  • Site restoration and landscaping
  • Fitness room equipment


Tau Beta School
  • Demolish existing adjacent residential structure
  • Restore site