September 7, 2017 Referendum for Additional Space at Wilshire Park

Bond Referendum on Thursday, September 7, 2017

St. Anthony-New Brighton School District is holding a special election on September 7, 2017, seeking voter approval of a ballot question authorizing the issuance of $14,060,000 in general obligation school building bonds for Wilshire Park Elementary School.  The referendum includes additional classrooms, gymnasium, expanded cafeteria, bathrooms, larger media center, and a secured entrance at Wilshire Park Elementary School. 

Resident student enrollment continues to increase in St. Anthony-New Brighton School District.  Wilshire Park Elementary School currently serves 706 students and 94% are residents.  In the 2025-2026 school year, Wilshire Park is projected to serve between 796-963 resident students and additional learning spaces are needed to accommodate our resident learners.  St. Anthony-New Brighton School District is asking voters to consider approval of a bond referendum on September 7, 2017.

Communication with School District Residents
The school district mailed a district newsletter and postcard with information on the referendum to all district residents.  The newsletter and postcard can be accessed through the links below.

In addition, St. Anthony-New Brighton School District is hosting one-on-one meetings for residents to learn more about increasing resident enrollment and its impact on space at Wilshire Park.  If interested in scheduling a meeting, contact Wendy Webster at 612-706-1170 or email

Tax Impact of the Ballot Question
The estimated annual tax impact on a home with an estimated market value of $225,000 is $146.37.  
Click here to utilize the calculator to determine the estimated tax impact on residential and commercial/industrial properties in the St. Anthony-New Brighton School District.