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Bond Construction

Future-Focused Facilities Bond Vote

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On November 7, 2023, Mankato Area Public Schools residents approved a $105 million building bond investment in school facilities. The bond funds will be used to:

  • Safety + Security at all school buildings

  • Early Learning Access for MAPS youngest learners and families

  • Learning + Wellness Spaces for students and staff

Please visit the 2023 Facilities Bond Vote archive page to learn more about the communicated bond projects.

Facilities Bond Vote

Facilties Bond Project Updates

Recent Board Actions

  • November 2023

On November 7, 2023, MAPS residents approved $105 million in bond funding to improve safety and security at all schools; address early learning access needs at MAPS Center for Learning; and provide enhanced learning and wellness spaces at Mankato West High School and Dakota Meadows Middle School. The MAPS Board met to canvas the special election on 11/15/2023.

  • January 23rd, 2024

The school board approved the sale of $105,000,000 in school building bonds at an interest rate of 3.72%. 

  • February 5, 2024

The school board approved the final set of construction bids for this spring's school improvement projects, which will be funded by the voter-approved referendum.

Get a Sneak Peek

Browse renderings of different spaces below and click on the image to see a larger view.

Design Renderings

Project Phasing Schedule


Construction Process

 To view ongoing construction at each building site, please click below.

Frequently Asked Questions




Prepared and paid for by Mankato Area Public Schools, 10 Civic Center Plaza, Mankato, MN 56001. This publication is not circulated on behalf of any candidate or ballot question.