Thank you voters, for approving our 2020 bond measure to replace or renovate 8 more aging neighborhood schools, in addition to the 13 schools that were replaced or renovated since 2013 as part of the Neighborhood Schools Improvement Plan.
Those 8 schools and their anticipated opening dates after replacement or renovation are:
- Hunt Middle School: 2021
- Downing Elementary: 2022
- Skyline Elementary: 2022
- Fawcett Elementary: 2023
- Bryant Montessori: 2024
- Oakland High School: 2025
- Lowell Elementary: 2026
- Whittier Elementary: 2027
The bond will also provide for needed improvements and/or safety upgrades to all neighborhood schools across Tacoma, including replacement of aged and deteriorating roofs; retrofitting buildings for earthquake safety; updating fire alarm, sprinkler, and intercom systems used in emergencies; improvements on playgrounds, playfields and athletic facilities to meet safety standards; up-to-date technology infrastructure; Americans with Disabilities Act accessibility improvements; and heating, ventilation and plumbing upgrades for clean air and safe water.
Contact us at (253) 571-3350 or planning@Tacoma.k12.wa.us