Bartlett High School was built in 1971 and is a building of
approximately 320,000 square feet.
In 1998 the Anchorage School District adopted High School
Educational Specifications (Ed Specs) establishing modern standards for its
high school designs. A plan was developed in 1999 to update Bartlett's
facilities for the educational programs the District plans for the 21st
Proposition 1 - Funds improvements to 40 schools plus districtwide relocatable upgrades
- Bartlett CTE Construction Academy
Construct open high bay roofed facility with fenced in work yard. $1,900,000
Proposition 3 passed
- Bartlett - Modify Science Labs: Minor adaptation to accommodate program. Install double door between rooms to permit team teaching. Major adaptation to accommodate Carpentry Academy, Applied Technology Lab, & Construction Trade. Roofed and fenced work yard adjacent to Construction Lab. $3,585,000
Bond holiday - no school bonds went before voters in 2010
failed April 2009
Proposition 2 would have funded building systems renewal projects across the district, including the following improvements at Bartlett High School:
- Field renewal - $2,380,000
Artificial turf field
passed April 1, 2008
Proposition 3 funds districtwide building system renewal projects, including the following project at Bartlett High School:
- Air handling unit control upgrades
passed April 3, 2007
Proposition 5 funded building systems renewal projects across the district. At Bartlett High School, it funded the following improvements:
Proposition 9 included
major maintenance repair projects across the district and site acquisition for future schools. Proposition 11 would have funded
high school renovation projects. At Bartlett High School:
- Security System Upgrades - CCTV (Proposition 9 failed April 2006)
- Phase 3A Construction (West Wing) and Phase 3B-1 Design (½ of East Wing) (Proposition 11 failed April 2006)
Proposition 2 proposed funding to continue next phases of high school renovations and to do preliminary design work on a replacement facility for Clark Middle School.
- Phase 3A Design (West wing renovation) (Proposition 2 passed November 2004)
The projects proposed in Proposition 4, 5, and 6 were
researched by professional engineers and facility managers, reviewed
by citizens on the Capital Request Advisory Committee, and publicly
scrutinized and approved by the School Board and Assembly. The following
is a list of projects for Bartlett High School:
- Phase 3 design (east and west wings) (Proposition
5 failed April 6, 2004.)
- Upgrade boiler burner (Proposition 4 passed
April 6, 2004.)
- Electrical upgrade (Proposition 4 passed
April 6, 2004.)
Propositions 9, 10 and 11 were developed with the
support of the Capital Request Advisory Committee (made up of parents,
students and a good cross section of
community members), the Anchorage School Board and the Anchorage Assembly. Proposition
11 continues major renovations at three high schools, funds renovations at
two other schools, and funds construction of a new high school in Eagle River. Proposition
11 passed April 1, 2003.
- Bartlett High School – Phase
Renovate central area classrooms,
build new science labs and 600-seat theater,
upgrade core mechanical and electrical systems,
improve south parking lot and administration
Propositions 5 and 6 were developed
with the support of the Capital Request Advisory Committee (which represents
parents, students and a good cross
section of community members), the Anchorage
School Board and the Anchorage Assembly. This rigorous public process
helps ensure that the most critical
needs throughout the municipality are addressed
and that the community's investment in school facilities is protected.
Propositions 5 and 6 passed. Propositions 5 and 6 passed April 2,
Proposition 12 on the April
2001 ballot included our most critical needs.
Those needs didn't go away once the votes were counted. The district
will continue to do everything they can to
improve our aging crowded facilities because
all students deserve to be in an environment that is conducive to learning.
Below is a description of what was
on the bond for this school. Proposition 12 failed.
- Phase II: Continues the renovation of Bartlett High School by
providing new science labs and core academic classrooms, modifying the
administrative area and "Main Place," replacing the Little Theater with a
600-seat theater and upgrading core mechanical and electrical systems to allow
for future phases of renovation.
Upgrade of electrical systems to support computer technology and improve
interior and exterior lighting.
Phase I includes both interior renovations and
exterior site improvements as part of a master plan to bring the facility
with districtwide high school educational specifications.
Building work will renovate the library and media center, add business
education spaces, update
the mechanical systems, plus the building of
bleacher berms in a playfields area. Site work will improve safety by
providing better pedestrian access and
access to parking. Proposition 13 passed.