Funding from the $225 million Measure KK, passed in November 2014, continues to support modernization efforts at Desert Sands schools.
This year, work is taking place on the campuses of Indio Middle School, John Kennedy Elementary School, and James Madison Elementary School. Completion is expected by the end of the 2019-2020 school year.
At Indio Middle School, modernization of the existing campus facilities includes the upgrade of technology. The existing classrooms, library, and support spaces will receive new finishes and fire and life-safety code improvements. James Madison Elementary School will have a modernization of the existing campus facilities including classrooms, library, and educational support spaces. The project at John Kennedy Elementary School includes the demolition of the original administration building and classroom buildings. These facilities will be replaced with new state-of-the-art classrooms and offices.