Wainwright Intermediate School
Wainwright students will begin school year at Whittier Elementary
As part of the plan to house Wainwright Intermediate fourth, fifth and sixth-graders at Whittier Elementary for the beginning of the 2016-17 school year, Tacoma Public Schools is making several improvements to the lower-level play area to create five classroom spaces, including:
Take a virtual tour of the Wainwright design
ABOUT THE PROJECT
A DaVinci learning space in the school allows teachers to lead students in sometimes messy lessons of exploration and innovation that require space and resources not available in a standard classroom.
The forested site has been maintained for student and community use, as well as picnic and play areas for kids and the Fircrest community.
Bus and parent drop off area are designed to reduce congestion on Alameda and 19th streets.
Square footage: 65,000
Student capacity: 450
Total projected cost: $35,147,605 (1/20/17)
Open date: Dec. 5, 2016
Architect: DLR Group
Contractor: Neeley Construction
This project is funded by the $500 million school construction bond voters approved in 2013.
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