Facilities Plan

The Bettendorf Community School District's facilities plan.

G.O. Bond for Facility Projects

The Bettendorf Community School District is asking district voters to vote on a G.O. (General Obligation) Bond Referendum, Dec. 11, to improve facilities and learning environments in our schools.

The GO Bond petition being brought to a vote would allow the district to issue General Obligation Bonds in an amount not to exceed $30,000,000 to provide funds to renovate, remodel, improve, furnish and equip the existing High School and Middle School buildings, including security and safety improvements, STEM classroom improvements, athletic facility improvements, and to improve those sites; to renovate, remodel, improve, furnish and equip the existing Herbert Hoover Elementary School, Neil Armstrong Elementary School and Paul Norton Elementary School buildings, including security improvements and 21st Century Classroom upgrades, and to improve those sites.


NEW Grant Wood Elementary

Opened August 2018



NEW Mark Twain Elementary

New school design brings more space, more light, more community use, and more flexible learning opportunities for Bettendorf community. Estimated completion - Nov. 2019

Drwaing of entrance of new Mark Twain Elementary


Facilities Discussion Information Sheet Jan. 22, 2018
BCSD Facilities Discussion Questions & Answers January 2018
Administrative Recommendation | Administrative Recommendation Presentation

Legat Facility Reports
Facilities Assessments & Future Ready List with Estimates | Building Facility Structural Assessments

Other Information
2018-2024 Maintenance Projects Exceeding $200K |2018-2024 Annual Maintenance Estimates
Cost Analysis 5 vs 6 Elementaries | Enrollment TrendLine Data

District Facilities Work Historical Timeline

Previous Facility Advisory Committee Work

2009 FAC Recommendation | 2016 FAC Recommendation


At the January 8, 2018 board meeting, directors were presented with the district administration proposal which included:

  • Consolidation of Mark Twain and Thomas Jefferson at a new school at a neutral site
  • Moving the Edison Academy to a leased space
  • Work at Paul Norton & Herbert Hoover elementary schools as well as Bettendorf Middle and High schools at outline in the Nov. 6, 2017 - Legat Presentation