The DeKalb school district plans to spend the money on a new Cross Keys High School and the creation of a Sequoyah school cluster that will include a new elementary, middle and high school, according to the news release. The district plans to repurpose McNair High School into a career and technology academy and merge Dunaire and Allgood Elementary Schools into one new school with an early learning center. The district also plans to rebuild Hawthorne Elementary and merge it with Henderson Mill Elementary.
Other projects include a converting Avondale High School into a performing arts academy with a new building and stadium and converting Towers High School into a cyber technology and engineering academy. The district plans to rebuild Dresden, Stoneview and Jolly Elementary Schools and Henderson High School. The district also expects to create a school at Austin Elementary that will serve kindergarten through eighth grades.
Finally, the renewed tax will pay for new early learning centers and technological infrastructure improvements, according to the news release.