• Haddon Township School District Bond Referendum

    SPECIAL ELECTION UPDATE - March 12, 2024

    Preliminary results indicate that the Haddon Township School District bond referendum has passed successfully. The Camden County Board of Elections reported that 1,751 voters approved the referendum and 936 were opposed as of Tuesday night. The results are based on mail-in ballots as well in-person voting. Officials will continue to record provisional ballots and remaining mail-in ballots. The additional votes are not expected to change the outcome. Click to view the unofficial results.

    “This funding will enable us to make needed security upgrades, repurpose space at the middle school and high school and replace aged mechanical/ventilation units and floors in several buildings. All seven buildings will see improvements,” said Dr. Robert J. Fisicaro, superintendent.

    Haddon Township School District will soon begin project design and construction. Contracts for the projects will be awarded to the lowest qualified bidders through a competitive process. Updates and timelines for all projects will be shared with the community regularly via email and on the district's website. 

    OVERVIEW

    On March 12, 2024, voters will be asked to consider a $30 million bond referendum to make our schools safer, improve and update our facilities and create space for our students to learn, grow, and thrive.

    After several years of discussions and planning, the areas identified for expansion and improvement include facilities, safety and security upgrades, future-ready STEAM and vocational education programs, and wellness/extracurricular areas.

    The proposed projects include renovations and updates to support these identified areas -   improvements and upgrades to our extracurricular areas, including the stadium, updates to support STEAM and vocational training, spaces for counseling support, a High School security vestibule, handicap-accessible walkways, energy-efficient building climate controls and improved ventilation systems and maintenance projects across the district. 

    VOTING INFORMATION

    Polls will be open from 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. for in-person voting.

    Voting location by district:

    • 1, 2, 3, 11 - Strawbridge Elementary School - 307 Strawbridge Avenue
    • 4, 10 - Haddon Township Environmental and Historical Center - 143 East Ormond Avenue
    • 5 - West Collingswood Civic Center - 3010 Lynne Avenue
    • 6 - West Collingswood Heights Fire Company - 152 Nicholson Road, Mt. Ephraim
    • 7 - Cultural and Heritage Commission - 250 South Park Drive
    • 8, 12 - Haddon Township High School - 406 Memorial Avenue
    • - Haddonview Apartments, East Building - 11 MacArthur Blvd
    • 13 - Westmont Fire Company - 112 Haddon Avenue
    • 14 - Rohrer Towers - 25 Wynnewood Avenue
    • 15 - Haddonview Apartments, South Building - 1 MacArthur Blvd.



    COMMUNITY INFORMATION SESSIONS
    The community is invited to learn more about the Special Election on March 12, 2024 at one of the upcoming information sessions.

    • February 20 @ 6:30 p.m. - Jennings Elementary
    • February 26 @ 6:30 p.m. - Stoy Elementary
    • February 28 @ 6:30 p.m. - Strawbridge Elementary
    • March 4 @ 10:30 a.m. - Rohrer Library
    • March 4 @ 6:30 p.m. - Edison Elementary
    • March 7 @ 6:00 p.m. - Van Sciver Elementary

     


    A MEASURED APPROACH

    The Board and district leaders have put extensive thought into the decisions that work best for our community. The scope of the referendum is based on previous input from community members, as well as a strategy of addressing current and future needs.

    PUBLIC PRESENTATION

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION