Summer Bond Projects

In the summer of 2014 a new slate of twelve schools will receive School Building Improvement Bond work. This is double the number of school projects that were completed on time and on budget last summer. These and future summer projects will fix leaking and deteriorating roofs, and make seismic safety, accessibility and science classroom improvements. The work is scheduled during the summer to minimize the impact on schools and students. Up to 63 schools will eventually receive upgrades and improvements over consecutive summers.

Summer 2014 Bond Work

The following schools have been selected for Summer 2014 Improvement Project work: Arleta (K-8), Beach (PK-8), Boise- Eliot/Humboldt (PK-8), Chief Joseph (K-3), Creston (K-8), Grout (K-5), Hosford (6-8), James John (K-5), King (PK-8), Lane (6-8) , Vernon (K-8) and Woodlawn (PK-8).

Summer 2013 Bond Work

Successfully completed improvement projects for the summer of 2013 took place at Alameda K-5, Bridlemile K-5, Laurelhurst K-8, Lewis K-8 and Wilson High School.  Learn more about those projects by clicking on each school's name.



Stay Informed

Important information about the summer closure of the Creston Children’s Dental Clinic.

PPS is prioritizing the summer of 2014 improvement projects based on expected seismic performance ratings; the condition of roofs, accessibility and science classrooms; the proportion of underserved students; and ability to accomplish the work effort in a timely manner.

[View overall Bond project timeline]


In The News

Is PPS spending $482m bond well?  January 23, 2014

When Portland voters approved a $482 million bond to upgrade schools in the area, an expansion of existing schools was not mentioned. But a KOIN 6 News investigation reveals the expansion plans can be done along with the voter-approved upgrades and still come in on — or under — budget. [Read more]

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For more information about school building improvements, contact: 503-916-2222 or email

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