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Bond 2022 Campaigin

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What's Next: Bond 2022

  • During the May 17, 2022, primary election, Guilford County voters will consider a $1.7 billion school bond as well as a fraction of a penny (0.25%) sales and use tax that will help finance the bond. 

    Building on the initial $300 million investment from the 2020 bond, which only funds a fraction of the needs, the 2022 $1.7 billion school bond will address critical safety and maintenance needs in our schools. It will provide safer and healthier learning environments for Guilford County students. The bond will help fund: 

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The Challenge

  • Guilford County Schools currently has more than $2 billion in facility needs, including more than $800 million in deferred maintenance. Across 12.5 million square feet of facilities –  including 126 schools, 300 buildings, and nearly 3,000 acres of land – GCS historically has received less than $0.50 per square foot for maintenance and upkeep of those facilities each year from general operating funds.



Bond 2022 Impact by the Numbers

  • An investment in our schools is also an investment in our community and local economy. 

    Economic Impact

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