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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.


construction progress graphic showing in design development phase
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

Virtual Community Meeting

Thank you to everyone who could join us for the community update on June 1, 2022.

Meeting recording

Meeting Presentation

To come: Meeting questions and answers

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 May 2022

The Draft SEPA checklist is complete and will be posted by the end of June. Schematic Design is complete and cost analysis review and value engineering are underway.

Major Activity Planned for June 2022

  • Publish Draft SEPA documents for comments
  • Begin Departure process
  • Hold virtual community update meeting
  • Complete the cost analysis and value engineering 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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