School Construction

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.


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