Facts About District-Owned Property

UNDEVELOPED LAND

 

The district has three parcels of land purchased with bond funds as future school sites. The land was purchased when the community was growing at a rapid pace. Those properties and their current uses are:

  • 60 acres on the northeast corner of Roosevelt and Midway – farmed under a rental lease.
  • 38 acres on Lone Star, west of Midway – farmed under a rental lease.
  • 43 acres on Airport Road, east of Robinson – farmed under a rental lease.
  • Less than an acre adjacent to the District Office – used as a community soccer field. 

 

DEVELOPED PROPERTY

 

The district owns the following developed properties not currently used for school purposes.

 

District Office – This building is located on South Canyon Street and houses academic and business support functions for schools, district leadership offices and a meeting place for the Board of Trustees.

 

Scism School – This old rural school site was closed in 2010 because it was inefficient and costly to run.

 

McKinney-Vento Office – The district has owned this building for more than 30 years. Often mistaken for a private residence, it houses programs and materials for homeless students and their families.

 

Operations – The district owns five sites that house staff, supplies and materials for district maintenance, groundskeeping and nutrition for its 24 school sites.

 

  • Technology Center on Front Street - This facility houses our Information Services department
  • Nutrition Warehouse on East Executive Avenue – This facility includes office space and a large refrigerated warehouse for storing food for the nutrition program.
  • Main Maintenance Warehouse on First Street and 15th Avenue South – This is the main maintenance warehouse for the district.
  • Secondary Maintenance Warehouse on Front Street and 17th Avenue South This facility provides room for our carpentry shop, vehicles, groundskeeping team and storage.
  • Groundskeeping Warehouse (Block Building) on Midland Boulevard and Lake Lowell Avenue – This facility stores groundskeeping equipment such as mowers, trucks, supplies and unused equipment.   

 

LEASES

 

The only property the district leases is beneath its technology warehouse on Front Street. Under this long-term lease the district owns the building but pays an annual fee for parking.