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    Mercer International Middle School Replacement Project

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    About the Project

    The 2019 Building Excellence V (BEX V) Capital Levy will fund a new replacement school building for Mercer International Middle School. It will also provide technology equipment and services, such as computers, peripherals, printers, and other technology for teaching and learning.

    Construction Management Firm: Shiels Obletz Johnsen, Inc. (SOJ)

    SOJ Construction Manager: Justin Kim, 206-838-3706,


    • Pre-design phase begins Fall 2020
    • Schematic design phase begins Spring 2021
    • Design development phase begins Fall 2021
    • Construction documents/permitting phase begins Spring 2022
    • Bid and award phase begins Summer/Fall 2023
    • Construction begins Winter 2023-2024
    • School opens Fall 2025

    Funding Source

    Funded by the Building Excellence V (BEX V) Capital Levy, approved by Seattle voters in 2019.

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    Asa Mercer International Middle School
    1600 S Columbian Way
    Seattle, WA 98108

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