Schools emphasize habits that reduce waste during Earth Day

Lake Washington is a recognized leader in sustainability practices and education. Schools around the district encourage students to actively participate in sustainable practices with special events in April to celebrate Earth Day on April 22.



Clara Barton Elementary School

New Elementary School - North Redmond

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: BLRB Architects
Contractor: BNBuilders Construction
: 172nd NE and NE 122nd, Redmond
Square Footage: 78,000
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:
Neighborhood boundaries:
Boundaries will be developed in a process including public feedback that begins January 2017.

Drawings and site plans

Project Updates

Steel assembly and installation

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.

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.