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Love the Environment, Ride Your Bike, be Healthy

As Earth Day approaches, Rose Hill Elementary staff, alumni and community members took a moment to honor a former teacher, who was also a strong advocate for protecting our environment. Cass Avery was a teacher at Rose Hill Elementary for over 10 years.

School Library Month in LWSD

Throughout April, librarians across the district will hold special events in celebration of School Library Month.

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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.

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.