Kurose

Levy Projects

Aki Kurose Levy Projects

Building for Learning logo with school house and text "Building for Learning"Here you will find an overview of work completed at Aki Kurose funded by school levies.

Levies are a primary funding source for construction, renovations, safety and security upgrades, major maintenance, classroom technology and technology infrastructure, academics support projects and athletic field and track improvements.

Seismic Report : The safety of our students and staff is our top priority. Earthquake safety/seismic improvements projects are funded through the voter-supported Building Excellence (BEX) and Buildings, Technology and Academics (BTA) capital levies. Visit the Capital Projects webpage to read the most recent report.

Buildings, Technology and Academics (BTA) at Aki Kurose

BTA III

In February 2010, the $270M, six-year capital levy, Buildings, Technology and Academics III (BTA III), garnered support from 73.45 percent of those voting in the levy election. It was a renewal of the Buildings, Technology and Athletics (BTA II) levy, passed by voters in February 2004.

  • 2011 : Install energy-conserving motors on fans and pumps.

BTA II

In 2004, Seattle voters approved the BTA II capital levy. The levy funded nearly 700 facility improvement projects and technology upgrades at every school in the district. 

  • 2011 : Replaced boiler burners and made other boiler improvements to increase energy efficiency. Upgraded gym lighting. Replace Windows
  • 2010 : Upgraded flooring, lighting and ventilation. Science room improvements. Gym improvements.
  • 2007 : Mechanical Upgrade
  • 2006 : Exterior Renovation
  • 2005 : Waterline replacement

BTA I

The $150 million Buildings, Technology and Academics/Athletics (BTA I) capital levy was approved by voters in February 1998. BTA I funded more than 465 small and large facility projects at every school in the city. The projects included safety and security upgrades, roof and window replacements and technology and athletic field upgrades.

  • 2004 : Fire alarm system, Art & Science Facilities
  • 1999 : Replace Gym Athletic Scoreboards
  • 1999 : Wide Area Network
  • 1998 : Reroof Buildings A & B

About BTA

The Buildings, Technology and Academics (BTA) Capital Levy supports the district’s long-range plans to upgrade and renovate aging school facilities and address enrollment growth.

The BTA IV Capital Levy was approved by voters in 2016. Seattle Public Schools will receive these levy funds from 2017 through 2022.