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.
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.
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.