New Middle School - Redmond Ridge

    We are here: phase 6, construction

    Aerial Views of the Construction Site

    Photo credit: Tim Rice Photography

    Project Information

    The Long-Term Facilities Task Force project recommendations included a new middle school in the Redmond Learning Community to help accommodate the district’s growing enrollment in that area.

    Architect: McGranahan Architecture
    Contractor: Lydig Construction
    Location: Redmond Ridge Drive NE and NE 99th Place, Redmond Ridge
    Square Footage: 134,000
    Capacity: 900 students
    Spaces: 24 standard classrooms, instrumental and vocal music, special education, art, lab science, CTE, library, cafeteria/commons with stage, and gymnasium
    Estimated Project Cost: $77,592,000 (Includes construction costs of $47.6 million in 2016 dollars, $22.8 million in non-construction costs, and $7.2 million in expected construction inflation).
    Planned opening: September 2019
    Neighborhood boundaries: Boundaries will be developed in a process including public feedback during the 2017-18 school year.

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    Drawings and site plans

    Project Updates

    Last steel beam placed

    LWSD staff and construction crews celebrated the placement of the last steel beam for the new middle school.

    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.