On May 31, Rose Hill Middle School (RHMS) hosted the 17th annual “Royal Track Meet.” 140 kindergarten through fifth grade students from schools that feed into RHMS participated in the event.
Clara Barton Elementary School
New Elementary School - North Redmond
Photo credit: Tim Rice Photography
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: BLRB Architects
Contractor: BNBuilders Construction
Location: 172nd NE and NE 122nd, Redmond
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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Like other elementary schools, Clara Barton Elementary in north Redmond and Ella Baker Elementary at Redmond Ridge east will host meet-and-greets leading up to the first day of school. But for the planning principals, there is still work to do.
Teachers and staff absorbed every detail during a walk-through tour of the new Clara Barton Elementary School in North Redmond on May 9. One teacher brought her own tape measure so she would have precise classroom measurements.
May 2018 updates at Clara Barton Elementary School include installation of covered play area, windows, and plumbing fixtures.
The walk-in freezer and refrigerator were installed and the drilling of geothermal wells is complete.
The Ella Baker Bears and the Clara Barton Bobcats will bring their school spirit to the two new elementary schools in the fall.
Everything is “under roof,” meaning that the roof is now on and the interior is protected from the weather.
The new elementary school in north Redmond is now Clara Barton Elementary School.
New school will focus on character development and servant leadership
Steel assembly and installation for the building framework at the new elementary school in North Redmond was topped off, or completed, on October 30, 2017.
Two underground vaults will keep stormwater clean at the new elementary school in North Redmond.
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.
Ground was broken on May 24, 2017, for the first of three new schools in Lake Washington School District.