Arlington Elementary School Replacement

Arlington Elementary


Arlington Elementary Construction Updates


Arlington Elementary sits on a 5.9-acre site in South Tacoma. The new school is approximately 54,000 square feet, compared with the original 38,000-square-foot building. Features include a library that also serves as the school's commons area and a community space, and courtyards adjacent to its classrooms. The playground incorporates students' favorite grassy hill into its play spaces.

Square footage: 54,000
Total projected cost: $27 million 
Open date: September 2017
Architect: Mahlum 
Contractor: Neeley Construction

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