Edna Travis Elementary School


Travis Elementary Construction Updates


The historic renovation of the 1924 Edna Travis Elementary includes:

  • Retaining the existing three-story, 83,000-square-foot elementary school, including preservation of the Travis Square library as a common area
  • Seismic upgrade for interior and exterior masonry
  • Update to current Americans with Disabilities Act standards
  • Exterior improvements to meet Washington State Energy Code
  • Addressing acoustic comfort
  • State-of-the-art furniture and technology
  • Community resource center inside the building with separate entrance and controlled access into the elementary school

Square footage: 83,000
Student capacity: 450
Total projected cost: $39,394,059 (1/20/17)
Open date: Sept. 7, 2016
Architect: DLR Group
Contractor: Skanska USA

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