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Montlake Levy Projects

Building for Learning logo with school house and text "Building for Learning"Here you will find an overview of work completed at Montlake 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.

Building Excellence (BEX) at Montlake

BEX V

Building Excellence V (BEX V) Capital Levy will fund modernization of the landmarked Montlake Elementary School. It will also provide technology equipment and services, such as computers, printers, and other technology for teaching and learning.

Levy Approved : 2019

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About BEX

The Building Excellence (BEX) Capital Levy funds projects such as those that modernize or replace aging buildings, fund technology for student learning, address earthquake and safety issues and major preventive maintenance needs throughout the district.

Buildings, Technology and Academics (BTA) at Montlake

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.

  • 2012 : Install new roofing, new exhaust fans and new meters.

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 : Upgraded library with new shelving, new checkout desk, ceiling-mounted video projector, repainted walls and refinished flooring.
  • 2009 : Flooring was replaced in the offices and cafeteria. Water-damaged flooring in one classroom was also replaced. Composite rubber flooring replaced the water-damaged floor of the gymnasium. Ceiling tiles and lights in halls and cafeteria were replaced. New window shades were installed in portables, cafeteria and gym. New electric heaters replaced the oil stoves in two portable classrooms.

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.