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West Woodland Levy Projects

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

BEX V

Levy Approved : 2019

The BEX construction project will enlarge the school will help address enrollment growth in the neighborhood. A classroom addition to the 1991 building and a new, multipurpose commons will be constructed. The existing commons/stage area, gymnasium, and library will be renovated.

Read more about this project.

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 West Woodland

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.

  • 2014 : Installed new roof. Installed phase II of ground source coupled heat pump system.
  • 2013 : Phase I installation of ground source heat pump.

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. 

  • 2010 : Installed new flooring, increasing safety and brightening the learning environment. Replaced boiler to increase heating system efficiency. Upgraded the library to support learning and teaching. Improved the playground to provide a positive play space. (Playground improvements partially funded by the West Woodland PTA with a grant from the City of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods)

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 : Heat Pump
  • 2000 : Wide Area Network

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.