Skip To ContentSkip To Content

    Kimball Elementary Replacement Project

    project phase graphic timeline: see timeline below

    Potential Design

    a drawing of a large building

    Architects drawing of how the new Kimball Elementary School might look from 23rd Ave. S



    About the Project

    The existing Kimball Elementary School will be demolished. Construction of a new, two-story school building provide permanent space for up to 650 students in grades PreK through 5. The new school will be approximately 95,000 square feet. The BEX V Capital Levy will also provide technology equipment and services, such as computers, peripherals, printers, and other technology for teaching and learning.

    Design firm: NAC Architecture

    Contractor: TBD

    Project manager: Paul Wight,, 206-252-0648


    • Predesign phase complete
    • Schematic design phase complete
    • Design development phase in progress
    • Construction documents/permitting phase begins Fall 2020
    • Bid and award phase begins Spring 2021
    • Construction begins Summer 2021
    • School opens Fall 2023

    Funding Source

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

    Project Updates

    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.

    May 2020

    • Continued with Design Development activities. 
    • Completed draft SEPA checklist, which is under review by the legal department.
    • Submitted Departure documents to Department of Neighborhoods and posted on DON website.
    • Continued end-user design review meetings.


    photo of Kimball school 

    Kimball Elementary School

    3200 23rd Ave S
    Seattle, WA 98144

    School Website

    School Profile

    Construction Projects and Capital Levies News