Baker School 

District 5J 

Baker School Bond Measure 1-108

Baker School District 5J would receive a $4 million state matching grant if the proposed bond measure passes in the May 18 election.

The district also would contribute $4 million from its Capital Projects and Student Investment Account (SIA) funds.  If the proposed bond measure passes, the total amount available for bond projects would be $12 million.

If the proposed bond measure passes:

    $4 million from proposed bond measure

+  $4 million from state matching grant

+  $4 million from district* 

= $12 million for proposed bond projects

*Capital Projects & Student Investment Account funds


If the proposed bond measure does not pass, the district would not receive the matching grant funds from the Oregon School Capital Improvement Matching Program (OSCIM), and the proposed projects would not be completed as planned.

If the proposed bond measure passes, funds would be used to:

Replace/upgrade mechanical and electrical systems at all schools to improve heating, cooling and ventilation
  • Baker High School (main gym, small gym, auditorium)

  • Baker Middle School

  • South Baker Intermediate School

  • Brooklyn Primary School

  • Haines Elementary School

  • Keating Elementary School

  • Baker Early Learning Center (Formerly North Baker)

Add middle school cafeteria

Construct approximately 5,000-square-foot multipurpose building at Baker Middle School for use as a cafeteria/kitchen 

Upgrade security and access systems at all schools 
  • Upgraded security cameras, fire alarms and public address systems with full campus coverage

  • Key card systems and door sensors to control access to buildings

  • Secure entry vestibules at Brooklyn and South Baker

Replace roof at South Baker Intermediate School

Despite multiple attempts to repair the roof, it is leaking and in degraded condition beyond simple repair

The proposed bond measure would raise $4 million if it passes and would be repaid over five years. Property owners would pay approximately $0.66 per $1,000 of assessed property value (about $66 per year, or $5.50 per month, for a home assessed at $100,000). If the proposed bond does not pass, the tax rate would not increase, and the projects outlined in this proposal would not be completed. 

Personal Bond Calculator

Use this calculator to see how much the proposed school bond would cost you on an annual basis and a monthly basis on your estimated home's assessed value with the county.


Assessed Value is not the same as "Market Value". The assessed value is the value your property is assessed at from the county and is used to calculate your property taxes owed to the county. You can find this value on your annual property tax statement.

If the proposed bond passes, property owners would pay approximately $0.66 per $1,000 of assessed value.

Not Sure What your Assessed Property Value is?


Click HERE to go to the Baker County Assessor's office Webpage to search your property

  • Search by owner in the drop down menu "By". Type in Last name of property owner, click "Go", then click the correct property.


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