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John Rogers

John Rogers Elementary School Replacement Project

The existing school will be replaced with a new building. John Rogers Elementary School will move to an interim site during construction.


project phase graphic showing currently in schematic design
Learn what happens during these project phases
  • Pre-design phase complete
  • Schematic design phase in progress
  • Design development phase begins Spring 2022
  • Construction documents phase begins Fall 2022
  • Bid and award phase begins Winter 2023
  • Construction begins Summer 2023
  • School opens Fall 2025

Community Participation

SAVE THE DATE — Virtual Community Meeting

Date: June 1, 2022

Time: 6-7 p.m.

To join: The link and other details for this meeting will be posted on the day of the meeting. You will need internet access to join the meeting and see the presentation.

Recent Progress

Progress updates are posted for the previous month the week after the monthly BEX and BTA Capital Levies Oversight Committee meetings. These meetings typically take place on the first Friday of each month.

Major Activity in March 2022

  • Continued School Design Advisory Team (SDAT) workshops
  • Completed Predesign
  • Began Schematic Design phase
  • Selected Value Engineering consultant

Major Activity Planned for April 2022

  • Schematic Design activities continue
  • Complete SDAT process

About the Project

The existing John Rogers Elementary School building will be removed. A new, 3-story school building will be constructed. When complete, the approximately 85,000 square foot school will provide permanent permanent space for up to 500 students with a planned expansion to 650 students at a future date if capacity is needed.

The 9.1 acre site is partially in the flood plain for Thornton Creek.

Architect: DLR Group

General Contractor/Construction Management Firm (GC/CM): Lydig Construction

Project Budget: $91.5M

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


For questions or comments about this project, please use our online Let’s Talk form.

Project Manager: Amanda Fulford,, 206-252-0697

John Rogers Elementary School
4030 NE 109th St
Seattle, WA 98125

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