Rogers

Levy Projects

John Rogers Levy Projects

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

BEX V

The Building Excellence V (BEX V) Capital Levy will fund a new replacement school building for John Rogers Elementary School. It will also provide technology equipment and services, such as computers, peripherals, 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 John Rogers

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. 

  • 2009 : Computer network upgraded to fiber optic, enhancing students’ and teachers’ ability to use technology as an educational tool.
  • 2007 : Exterior renovations, mechanical upgrades, interior upgrades, ADA upgrades, playground improvement
  • 2006 : Athletic Field Upgrades

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
  • 2001 : Accelerated Technology Improvement Program

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.