• 1058 Fifth Avenue, Jonesboro, GA 30236
  • Phone: 770-473-2700 | Fax: 770-473-2706

What is SPLOST?

SPLOST (Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax) is a one-cent tax on consumer goods for a term no longer than five years. The revenues of this sales tax are distributed to the local school district in which the tax is collected. In 1996, Georgia voters passed a state constitutional amendment, authorizing local school boards to put sales tax referendums on ballots. In 1997, the great citizens of Clayton County passed their first SPLOST referendum. In accordance with Georgia Law, these tax dollars are specifically earmarked only for Capital Improvements projects for educational purposes.

Thank you Clayton County voters for your continued support of the SPLOST program. In November of 2013, a new SPLOST for education for the term of 2015-2019 was approved. SPLOST V will be utilized for major renovations and modifications to existing facilities and new construction. In addition to this, there are also improvements to auxiliary facilities, transportation and technology needs. All projects are prioritized based on the facilities with the greatest need. Factors considered in determining the priority of the projects are critical ones such as roofs, emergency generators, fire alarm systems, HVAC systems, surveillance equipment and intercom systems.

Acquiring Property for a Growing School District
Land purchased to construct school facilities must meet specific requirements. Potential school sites are reviewed and approved by the Georgia Department of Education. Board Policy FEDA addresses the purchase of real estate and property acquisition for school sites.

                         SPLOST V/ SPLOST VI Informational Video

2019 Special Elections Early & Advance Voting Information

Superintendent of Schools Participates in SPLOST Interview w/ AJC

Clayton County Government Elections and Registration 

Current Projects

Project Name Scope of Work Architect Contractor Current Status
      Adamson Middle                   
Renovations Stevens & Wilkinson SRS, Inc. Under Construction 
Jonesboro High School Renovations & Modifications Cooper Carry Meja Construction, Inc. Under Construction
Pointe South Middle Renovations Perkins + Will J&R Construction & Development Under Construction
Kilpatrick & Suder Elementary Renovations  BRPH Hogan Construction Under Construction 
Kay R. Pace School of the Arts Renovations & Modifications  BRPH Construction Works, Inc. Under Construction 
North Clayton Middle Renovations  Cooper Carry NIX-Fowler Constructors
Under Construction 
Riverdale High Renovations & Modifications Manley, Spangler, Smith  J&R Construction & Development Under Construction 

Upcoming Projects

Project Name Scope of Work Architect Contractor Current Status
Brown & Mt. Zion Elementary Renovations Perkins + Will To Be Determined In Design
Mt. Zion Elementary  Renovations Perkins + Will To Be Determined In Design
Morrow High (Replacement)
New Construction Perkins + Will  To Be Determined In Design
HVAC Group III (Kendrick Middle, Smith Elementary, Callaway Elementary) Renovations Manley, Spangler, Smith To Be Determined In Design
HVAC Group IV (Kemp Elementary, Riverdale Middle, River's Edge Elementary) Renovations Manley, Spangler, Smith To Be Determined In Design
College & Career Academy New Construction Cooper Carry To Be Determined In Design
 Eddie White Elementary New Construction J.W. Robinson To Be Determined In Design

Recently Completed Projects

Project Name Scope of Work  Architect Contractor Completion Date Contract Price
East Clayton Elementary New Construction  Perkins + Will Meja Construction  August 2018 $20,475,000
Elite Scholars Academy New Construction  Cooper Carry J&R Construction and Development August 2017 $22,170,735
HVAC Replacement Group I (Lovejoy High, Mundy's Mill Middle, Riverdale Middle) Renovations Manley, Spangler, Smith Nix-Fowler Constructors August 2018 $7,598,000.00
 HVAC Replacement Group II (Mt. Zion High, Babb Middle, Rex Mill Middle) Renovations Manley, Spangler, Smith Meja Construction August 2018 $5,978,500.00
 J.W. Arnold Elementary Renovations Moreland Altobelli Associates Nix-Fowler Constructors August 2018 $3,871,000.00
Riverdale High New Competition Gym New Construction  Manley, Spangler, Smith Bowen & Watson Construction October 2017 $13,566,000
Lee Street Elementary Renovations  BRPH Nix- Fowler Constructors August 2017 $3,364,000
GardenWalk Fuel Facility  New Construction Manley, Spangler, Smith  Jimco Construction
December 2017 $985,400.00
Martin Luther King Elementary
New Construction  - Play Power
Little Tikes
 April 2018 $159,089.76

For More Information, Please Check Our Quarterly Newsletters!