Mill Levy Spending Plan Overview

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    Recap of Mill Levy Override Election

    • November 2017: Voters approved 10 mill Mill Levy Override for Greeley-Evans School District 6 by a vote of 59.18% for and 40.81% against. This will raise approximately $14 million annually for seven years
    • December 2017: Board of Education certified the new mill levy for District 6
    • January 2018: District 6 began receiving revenue from Mill Levy Override

2021-2022 Priorities and Spending Plan

  • Click HERE to download a printable version of the District's 2019-2020 Spending Plan

     

    2021-2022 Safety and Security

    STUDENT

    • Continuation of Building Automated Systems Control Project
    • Completion of partial roof replacements at Jackson Elementary, Maplewood Elementary and Romero Academy 4-8 campus
    • Parking lot improvements at some schools during summer of 2022
    • Some additional and replacement security cameras at high schools and middle schools
    • Planning for the installation of some security cameras in common areas and on the exterioro of elementary and K-8 schools
    • Purchase 6 new, 71-passenger buses and 1 new 34-passenger bus
    • Implementation of new transportation routing software to replace antiquated system
    • Plan to order 4 new, 71-passenger buses, 2 new 34-passenger buses and 9 new activity buses
    • Maintain additional campus monitors
    • Continuation of Raptor system for volunteer and visitor management, as well as crisis management and reunification
    • Implementation of multi-purpose ID cards for students, that will allow them to have one card for lunch, media checkout, transportation, event entrance and more
    • Additional phones and licenses were purchased for new school sites and classroom additions from 2019 Bond Projects
    • Additional radios and equipment as needed

     

    2020-2021 Safety and Security

    • Phase III of Building Automation Systems removal and replacement
    • Roof replacements at Bella Romero Academy 4-8 Campus, Heath Middle School, Jackson Elementary School, Maplewood Elementary School and Northridge High School
    • HVAC and asbestos abatement at schools as needed
    • Installation of additional security cameras at Northridge High School, Greeley Central High School, Early College Academy and Prairie Heights Middle School
    • Additional school buses to replace aging fleet
    • Continued use of Raptor system for visitor, volunteer and crisis management
    • Continue with additional campus monitors at various schools
    • Additional radios and communications equipment for schools as needed

    2019-2020 Safety and Security

    • Installation of new locking and badge identification systems at identified schools
    • Univent cleanings at seven schools
    • Additional security cameras where need is identified
    • New school buses, to replace aging fleet
    • Raptor visitor, volunteer and crisis management system
    • Additional campus monitors at high schools; a new campus monitor at McAuliffe STEM Academy due to enrollment exceeding 900
    • Radios for new buses; replacement radios for some buses

     

    2018-2019 Safety and Security

    • Roof repairs and other deferred maintenance - currently waiting for the completion of the Facility Master Plan Update to prioritize repairs and most needed maintenance

    • Install security cameras at Brentwood, Franklin, Heath and Prairie Heights middle schools and Jefferson Junior High School. Improve phones and communication radios district-wide

    • Continue to install and update locking systems at all District 6 buildings and updating badges for employees

    • Implement visitor and volunteer management system through Raptor Technologies

    • Phase in Raptor Technologies Crisis Management System
    • Install improved communications equipment including phones and radios at all District 6 buildings
    • Continue to work to reinstate transportation at the elementary level; as of August 2018 about two-thirds of elementary routes have been restored. It will take about nine more drivers to reinstate the remaining routes. Transportation is working on enhanced driver recruitment efforts.


    2017-2018 Safety and Security

    • Install security cameras at Northridge, Greeley West, Greeley Central and Jefferson high schools

    • Roof repairs prioritized by urgency

    • Automatic locking systems at all sites; badging system for staff

    • Improve phones and communication radios district-wide

    • Snow removal equipment to replace failing plows

    • Begin work to reinstate transportation at elementary level

     


     

    2021-2022 Supporting Student Achievement; Work Force and College Preparedness

    • Continued after school programming for academic support Heiman Elementary student in SmartLab August 2021
    • Concurrent enrollment for 570 students at Aims Community College or University of Northern Colorado
    • Continued funding of Business and Community Partnership Administrator, supporting internships, apprenticeships and District 6 volunteer program
    • Installation of new music lab and upgrade of auditorium sound system at Greeley Central High School
    • Purchase of high-powered laptops for engineering program at Northridge High School
    • College Board fees for PSAT, SAT, AP and IB paid for all students
    • Industry certificates paid for students in specialized programs
    • Additional implementation of Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) in schools
    • Teacher training for AVID
    • Funding of Student Recovery Program at Northridge, Greeley Central and Greeley West high schools. Including program administrators and student advocates

     

    2020-2021 Supporting Student Achievement; Work Force and College Preparedness

    • All schools will offer after school programming and summer school
    • After school programs and Saturday school at all schools
    • Concurrent enrollment for high school students at Aims Community College and the University of Northern Colorado
    • Continuation of the Business and Community Partnership Administrator position to manage internships, job shadowing, apprenticeships and more
    • Hiring a Career Pathways Specialist to work with students and counselors to help students find a career or college path best for them
    • Continued implementation of Advancing Via Individual Determination program at elementary schools; teacher training in AVID
    • Assume operations of the Student Recovery Program (previously a private program) so it can be expanded in District 6 high schools

     

    2019-2020 Supporting Student Achievement; Work Force and College Preparedness

    • Summer School programs to bridge learning gaps for 400 students
    • Summer Adventures enrichment programs for 200 students
    • After school programs and Saturday school
    • Concurrent enrollment for high school students at Aims Community College and the University of Northern Colorado
    • Completion of Advanced Manufacturing program at Greeley Central High School
    • Enhancement of Health Science Pathway at Greeley Central High School
    • Creation of Early Childhood Education pathway at Jefferson High School
    • Enhancement of STEM pathway at Northridge High School
    • Expansion of Advancing Via Individual Determination (AVID) at select elementary schools; training teachers in AVID



    2018-2019 Supporting Student Achievement;  Work Force and College Preparedness

    • Continue providing summer school and afterschool programs for students at all levels
    • Create an enrichment pilot summer program for the summer of 2019

    • Expand concurrent enrollment with Aims Community College and the University of Northern Colorado
    • Support elementary and K-8 schools that are implementing AVID Program (Advancing Via Individual Determination); Centennial, Dos Rios, Jackson, Madison, McAuliffe, Monfort, Shawsheen, and Winograd.
    • Planning phase for Advanced Manufacturing career pathway at Greeley Central High School

     

    2017-2018 Supporting Academic/Vocational programs; graduate college and career-ready students

    • Expand summer and after-school programs for elementary and K-8 students

    • Expand summer school programs for secondary students, begin Saturday school

    • Increase concurrent enrollment with Aims and UNC for high school students

    • Create a position for Business and Community Partnership Administrator

    • Implement AVID at elementary schools

     


     

    2021-2022 Providing Up-to-Date Instructional Materials and Technology

    • Systems to allow for redundancy and data backup, including new servers, firewall and core network switches Northridge High School STEM Class Fall 2021
    • Replacement equipment purchased as part of technology replacement cycle
    • Purchase of GoGuardian software to provide secure content filters for student and staff Internet searches
    • Purchase of additional firewall protection for district network
    • Purchased additional and replacement devices
    • Microsoft subscription licenses for district staff
    • Replacement of elementary literacy curriculum, Spring of 2022
    • Continued installation of SmartLabs, in cooperation with The Success Foundation

     

    2020-2021 Providing Up-to-Date Instructional Materials and Technology

    • Systems for data backup, including an off-site network operations center
    • Projectors and screens will be installed in schools to replace aging and failing smartboards
    • Exploration of Virtual Desktop Infrasructure so that students can have access to specialized software programs, such as CAD, for specialized classes
    • Phase in of  a managed printer program to replace printers that are no longer serviceable with a more cost effective model
    • Replacement of computers at select schools identified in replacement cycle
    • Advanced Placement and math curriculum will be replaced
    • Working with The Success Foundation to provide STEM lab materials at Dos Rios Elementary, Heiman Elementary, Bella Romero Academy 4-8 and Winograd K-8.

     

    2019-2020 Providing Up-to-Date Instructional Materials and Technology

    • New hardware and software to support food services programs at schools
    • Replace aging document cameras
    • Data backup systems
    • Replacement of computers at select schools identified in replacement cycle
    • New science and social studies textbooks and digital content
    • Working with The Success Foundation to provide STEM lab materials at schools

     

    2018-2019 Providing Up-to-Date Instructional Materials and Technology

    • Continue identifying sites for total technology replacement for student and staff devices based on the learning needs at each building and the age of current devices

    2017-2018 Updating learning materials and technology

    • Implement 5-year replacement cycle for technology infrastructure

    • Replace technology devices at schools; implement 5-year replacement cycle

    • Initiate the replacement of outdated secondary language arts and mathematics curriculum


     


    2021-2022 Attracting and Maintaining a Competitive Workforce

    • Additional cost of living adjustments continue to be made for most job titles in an effort to keep wages competitive in the market Teacher at Brentwood Middle School Fall 2021

     

    2020-2021 Attracting and Maintaining a Competitive Workforce

    • Adjustments to wages for hourly employees to meet market standards

     

    2019-2020 Attracting and Maintaining a Competitive Workforce

    • Adjustments to wages for hourly employees to meet market standards

     

    2018-2019 Attracting and Maintaining a Competitive Workforce

    • Hourly, classified employees received a pay increase in January 2018, moving them closer to the market base salary.
    • In July, 2018, another increase was given to targeted hourly employee groups with a large number of unfilled positions, including school bus drivers, substitute teachers, information technology technicians, building manager, bilingual interpreters and others.




     


    2021-2022 Mill Levy Allocation to Charter Schools 

    • An equal per pupil allocation will be given to every charter school

    2019-2020 Mill Levy Allocation to Charter Schools

    • An equal per pupil allocation will be given to every charter school; payments are made monthly

     

    2019-2020 Mill Levy Allocation to Charter Schools

    • An equal per pupil allocation will be given to every charter school
      • Frontier Academy: $1.3 million
      • Salida del Sol: $635,000
      • Union Colony: $806,00
      • University Schools: $1.5 million
      • West Ridge Academy: $406,000


    2018-2019 Mill Levy Allocation to Charter Schools

    • Every charter school in District 6 gets a monthly allocation of dollars based on their student count.