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    Ella Baker Elementary School

    New Elementary School - Redmond Ridge East

    We are here: phase 6, construction

    Aerial Views of the Construction Site

    Photo credit: Tim Rice Photography

    Project Information

    This project is one of the new elementary schools to serve the Redmond Learning Community that was included in the Long-Term Facilities Planning Task Force recommendations. The new school would be built to house 690 elementary students.

    Architect: DLR Group
    Contractor: Lydig Construction
    Location
    : Eastridge Drive NE, Redmond Ridge East
    Square Footage: 78,000
    Spaces:
    30 standard classrooms plus music, art/science rooms, ELL/SN/special education, library, cafeteria/commons, gymnasium, and outdoor covered play area
    Estimated Project Cost: 43,257,000 (Includes construction costs of $26.5 million in 2016 dollars, $12.7 million in non-construction costs, and $4 million in expected construction inflation)
    Planned opening:
    2018
    Neighborhood boundaries:
    Boundaries will be developed in a process including public feedback that begins January 2017.

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    Drawings and site plans

    Project Updates

    Community open houses inform school design

    Open-house style meetings gave parents and other community members a chance to view the preliminary designs for the new elementary school and the new middle school to be built in Redmond Ridge.

    Video: Groundbreaking for Redmond Ridge Schools

    On June 7, 2017, Lake Washington School District celebrated milestones in two construction projects: consecutive groundbreakings for a new elementary school in Redmond Ridge East and a new middle school in Redmond Ridge.

    Community Input meeting at Rosa Parks Elementary

    A community open-house style meeting gave parents and other community members a chance to view preliminary designs for the new elementary school and the new middle school to be built in Redmond Ridge.