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2019 Bond Projects

The 2019 Construction Bond raised nearly $250 million. The measure includes building a new elementary school in the Highlands/Sunset neighborhood, constructing additional science classrooms at the high schools, updates to schools and classrooms throughout the district, repairs and updates to the community swimming pool at Hazen High School, field improvements, and safety and security upgrades. A complete 2019 Bond project list by school is located at the bottom of this page.  

Projects for the 2019 Bond were chosen through a study that included input from principals, school staff, district Capital Planning and Facilities staff, and an architectural and engineering review of all sites. The district convened a committee of parents, community members, architects, and others to collect input on the proposed projects. The project list was then presented to school board members for consideration and approval.

Detailed information is outlined for three of the 2019 Bond projects below. 


Capital Projects Updates - 2019 Bond

New Elementary School

The Renton School District is in the process of designing a new elementary school (Elementary #16) for approximately 600 students in the Renton Highlands area. Population growth in the area has led the district to need additional classroom capacity for elementary school students. The new elementary school will be constructed on approximately 11 acres of property along the east side of Duvall Ave NE, surrounded by 10th Street NE and 12th Street NE. The design phase has begun and a GC/CM contractor has been hired. 

  • Budget: $60,000,000
  • Funded by: 2019 Bond
  • Project type: New School
  • Estimated completion: Fall 2023
  • Project Manager: Traci Rogstad
  • Architect: Hutteball + Oremus Architecture
  • Contractor: Cornerstone General Contractors


New Elementary School Site

New Elementary School location

New Elementary budget
New Elementary School summary schedule


Science Classroom Upgrades

Project Managers are currently preparing for site-visits, and collaborating with staff, to establish a scope of work for each of the three comprehensive high schools, to address the need for additional science classrooms through renovation of existing spaces and new construction. A primary focus in the planning stage is to build equitable learning spaces at the three high schools, as well as classrooms that will continue to support rigorous and evolving curricular class offerings. The Science classroom upgrades and new construction at Hazen, Lindbergh, and Renton High Schools are expected to be completed in 2023. 

  • Budget: $35,000,000
  • Funded by: 2019 Bond
  • Project type: New classrooms, upgrades to existing classrooms
  • Estimated completion: 2023
  • Project Managers: Stewart Shusterman, Mike Cato, Traci Rogstad 
  • Inventory/Survey/Programming:
    Hutteball + Oremus Architects
  • Contractor: TBD
Existing Science classrooms, Lindbergh, Renton, and Hazen high schools

Existing Science classrooms at Lindbergh, Renton, and Hazen high schools




Renton Memorial Stadium turf and track improvements

Improvements to the Renton Memorial Stadium were completed in Summer of 2020. The artificial turf has been replaced with an upgraded product, with an eco-friendly infill material. The “e-layer” was tested for safety and permeability, and determined to be in excellent shape. The track surface has been replaced, including subgrade repairs. Auxiliary event areas were also updated as part of this project. 

Substantial project savings were achieved due to the excellent condition of the subsurface materials (e-layer).

  • Original Budget: $3,150,000
  • Final Project Costs: $1,210,000
  • Funded by: 2019 Bond
  • Project type: Field and Grounds
  • Estimated completion: Fall 2020
  • Project Manager: Stewart Shusterman
  • Architect/Engineer: DA Hogan
  • Contractor: Hellas

    Stadium Site plans




Stadium budget
Schedule summary for the stadium field and track improvements

2021-2024 pending major bond projects

  • District Wide: Safety & Security Updates - $8,682,187​

  • Hazen HS: Pool Modernization - $9,467,112​

  • Lindbergh HS: Locker Room Remodel - $6,945,750​

  • High School – Shared Baseball/Softball Fields - $5,219,870​

  • District Wide – Additional Early Learning Classrooms - $5,788,125​

2019 Bond Project List