AMES, Iowa — Ames voters have approved a $110 million bond referendum for a new high school.
Results from Tuesday’s vote show residents passed the referendum with more than 80-percent support.
The Ames School District went on to tweet:
The results are in and the Ames bond referendum for a new high school has been approved by Ames voters with a 84.77% % yes vote. Thanks to all of the 5,502 voters who came out and let their voice be heard. #AmesCSD #FutureAHS pic.twitter.com/KYDng5LqE2
— Ames Schools (@ACSD_News) April 4, 2018
The money will be used to build a new Ames high school and expand Edwards, Meeker, and Mitchell elementary schools.
The new high school will be built along Ridgewood Avenue, where practice fields are currently located.