Boze Elementary School Replacement

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They grow so fast

Best day ever! Boze Elementary made the most of its field day, even with construction on the new building happening right nextdoor. Thanks to the Korsmo Construction team, who volunteered their time to help lead field day activities. Take a look at the wet, wild fun!

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They grow so fast

Take a look at this time-lapse video showing the start of the new Boze Elementary. In reality, it takes a bit longer, of course. The school is scheduled to open in September 2020.

Updated June 5, 2019

You can also click here to see what's happening right now on the live construction web-cam. 
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About the project

​Project overview

Boze Elementary School serves approximately 520 preschool through fifth-grade students in Tacoma's East Side neighborhood. The current building was constructed in 1969, with the addition of a fifth "quad" in the 1970s.

Students will remain on site during construction,  

Projected capacity: 550 
Projected budget: $35.3 million 
Design builder and architect: Korsmo Construction and BCRA
Design: April 2018 - July 2019
Construction: May 2019 - August 2020
Expected opening: Fall 2020

This project is funded by the $500 million school construction bond voters passed in 2013.

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