School Design and Construction

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Projects Bidding in 2021

These projects are currently in design and are scheduled to bid in 2021.

For current solicitations, please visit Procurement

For information on all district construction projects, visit Construction Projects. 

Student and Community Workforce Agreement (SCWA) with priority hire provisions will apply to construction projects that are at or above $5 million in estimated construction value. Read more about SCWA.

Kimball Elementary School Replacement Project

Architect: NAC Architecture

Procurement method: Design-Bid-Build

Project size: Approximately 97,000 SF

Construction cost estimate: $51.2M

Projected bid date: May 2021

Substantial Completion date: June 2023

Demolition and abatement of a 42,000 SF existing elementary school and eleven portable classrooms

Construction of a new 3-story (~97,000 SF) elementary school and preschool with outdoor play areas.

Exterior finishes

  • Masonry cladding
  • Metal wall panels
  • Fiberglass and storefront windows
  • 3–ply SBS roofing and miscellaneous architectural metal work

Interior finishes  

  • Gypsum wallboard
  • Acoustical ceilings
  • Flooring
  • Paint

Mechanical

  • HVAC
  • Plumbing
  • Fire protection

Electrical

  • Standard voltage
  • Low voltage
  • Technology infrastructure and A/V

Other trades

  • Landscape
  • Earthwork
  • Paving
  • Site fencing
  • Elevator

Leschi Elementary School Addition

Project Scope

Construction of a 4-Classroom, 2-Story Addition

  • Wood-framed construction
  • Masonry veneer
  • Aluminum windows
  • Composition roof
  • Civil and MEP
  • Security improvements
  • Security vestibule
  • Building lockdown and access control Integration

Lincoln High School Modernization, Phase 2

Architect: Mahlum ArchitectsProcurement method: GC/CM — Lydig ConstructionProject size: 70,000 SFConstruction cost estimate: $20MProjected bid dates:

  • Phase 2A: Spring 2021 Phase 2B: Late Summer / Early Fall 2021

Substantial Completion: August 2022

Gym

  • Voluntary seismic upgrades
  • ADA-compliant accessibility upgrades
  • Locker room renovation
  • Re-roof

Auditorium, Performing Arts and CTE

  • Voluntary seismic upgrades
  • ADA-compliant accessibility upgrades
  • Interior upgrades
  • Re-roof

Madison Middle School Classroom Addition

Architect: Studio Meng-Strazzara

Procurement method: Design-Bid-Build

Project size:12,500 SF

Construction cost estimate: $6.8M

Projected bid date: April 2021

Substantial Completion: June 2022

Two-story, eight classroom addition

Building design: concrete and steel building with exterior brick masonry and metal panel finishes

Mechanical

  • HVAC
  • Plumbing
  • Fire protection

Electrical

  • Standard voltage
  • Low voltage
  • Technology infrastructure and A/V

Other trades

  • Landscape,
  • Earthwork
  • Paving
  • Site fencing
  • Elevator

 Northgate Elementary School Replacement Project

Architect: NAC Architecture

Procurement method: GC/CM – Lydig Construction

Project size: 100,000 SF

Construction cost estimate: $60.1M

Bid packages: February 2021–April 2021

Substantial Completion:

  • Phase I (Building) April 2023
  • Phase II (Site) December 2023

Construct a new 100,000-square-foot multi-story school on an occupied site

Exterior finishes

  • Masonry cladding
  • Metal wall panels
  • Fiberglass and storefront windows
  • 3–ply SBS roofing and miscellaneous architectural metal work

Interior finishes

  • Gypsum wallboard
  • Acoustical ceilings
  • Flooring
  • Paint

Mechanical

  • HVAC
  • Plumbing
  • Fire protection

Electrical

  • Standard voltage
  • Low voltage
  • Technology infrastructure and A/V

Other trades

  • Landscape
  • Earthwork
  • Paving
  • Site fencing
  • Elevator

Exterior

a building with a plaza in front

drawing of a curved building with a planting in front

Interior

drawing of a large interior space with stairs and seating

Floor Plan

a floor plan

Van Asselt School Classroom/Gymnasium Addition

Architect: Bassetti Architects

Procurement method: GC/CM – Cornerstone General Contractors

Project size: New construction – 52,000 SF, Historic renovation – 8,500 SF

Construction cost: $27M

Projected bid date: Fall 2021

Substantial Completion: July 2023

New 30-classroom and gymnasium addition (52,000 SF) and renovation of landmarked 1909 building (8,500 SF). Minor modifications to portions of existing main building (53,000 SF)

Additional parking, landscaping, and site work

Interim site for schools being renovated and replaced in Southeast Seattle

Expansion to accommodate middle schools in BEX V

Site and main building will be occupied by Kimball Elementary School during construction

Viewlands Elementary School Replacement Project

Architect: Mahlum Architects

Procurement method: Design-Bid-Build

Project size: Approximately 103,800 square feet

Construction cost estimate: $58.7M

Projected bid date: March 2021

Substantial Completion: April 2023

Construct 103,800-square-foot 3-story replacement building

Exterior

Steel framing with masonry veneer and metal panel

Fiberglass windows

Aluminum storefront and curtain wall glazing

Site work

  • Natural turf fields
  • Hard and soft play areas
  • Landscaping
  • Parking and bus loop
  • Curbs, street trees and sidewalks around portions of the site

Energy efficiency: Achieved through daylighting, LED light fixtures, high performance windows, lighting controls and a geothermal system with heat pumps


West Seattle Elementary School Modernization and Addition Project

Architect: Miller Hayashi Architects

Procurement method: Design-Bid-Build

Project size: 19,900 sf new addition and 18,500 sf renovation

Construction cost estimate: $19.1M

Projected bid date: March 2021

Substantial Completion: June 2022


New two-story, 12-classroom addition

New entrance addition

Existing building upgrades

  • Partition reconfiguration in targeted areas
  • New carpet, paint, and ACP at existing classrooms
  • Mechanical system replacement in-kind
  • Extend fire sprinkler and fire alarm for full coverage
  • New power and data at reconfigured areas
  • Elevator modernization

2021 Systems Projects Less Than $5 million

Bid Spring 2021 | Work Summer 2021

Seismic improvements

Roof replacements

HVAC improvements

Fire suppression

Electrical systems

Envelope repairs

Door/window replacements

Synthetic turf

Athletic field lights

Playground equipment

Portable moves