The Right Reasons for Westchester Elementary

Prop R Projects at Westchester

Projected Improvements:

    • 8 additional grade level classrooms to maintain class sizes
    • New library/media center, converting existing library into spaces for personalized learning
    • Additional art and music classrooms
    • Expansion of cafeteria to accommodate student needs
    • Additional and updated security cameras and lighting around the perimeter of the building
Robert Ricker

A Note from the Principal:

  • “With the addition of eight classrooms, Westchester will meet the projected enrollment growth while maintaining the current KSD classroom guidelines. Prop R will allow for art and music to have dedicated spaces where instruction can be delivered along with bringing our library up-to-date with elementary libraries across the district.”

    Dr. Robert Ricker, Westchester Principal

The Right Reasons for Westchester Elementary

  • The addition of eight classrooms will allow Westchester to meet the projected enrollment growth while maintaining the current KSD classroom guidelines. Prop R will allow for art and music to have dedicated spaces where instruction can be delivered along with bringing our library up-to-date with elementary libraries across the district. The cafe expansion will accommodate the growing grade levels. The improvement of security cameras and lighting has been a top priority of the facilities master plan. These upgrades will benefit the school and the neighborhood community. As you can see, the bond referendum has major implications for Westchester as we continue to grow while maintaining our commitment to personalize learning for each child.

    Currently, Westchester does not have proper and necessary lighting on our campus. Staff, students, and community members who utilize our facilities in winter afternoons and evenings travel to their vehicles in poorly lit parking lots. This is a safety issue. Updating our lighting will provide proper safety measures.

    Currently, the lack of camera coverage throughout the district puts the district at risk for vandalism, theft, fraudulent issuance claims which all put the district at risk. Prop R will allow the district to install cameras to reach the proper spaces in our schools to monitor our buildings. Right now, there are entrances, exits, and playgrounds not properly monitored via security cameras which put our students at risk.

  • Prop R is a zero tax rate change bond proposal.
    Vote Tuesday, April 6, 2021.
    Additional information coming soon. 

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