Student photographer Nathalie Paradise caught the Des Moines Elementary School construction site humming on October 12.
We are busy building the school projects you approved in the 2016 bond to give students room to learn—thank you, voters! Increased space will lower elementary class sizes. New facilities and upgraded security features will improve safety in every school. Additional design work will speed future bond progress. We are on target to complete every project on time and within budget.
A new year of planning for future needs kicks off Wednesday, October 10. Community members from every high school service area in Highline Public Schools are charged with recommending a long-range capital facilities plan to the school board.
Here is a progress report on projects big and small voters approved in the November 2016 bond.
Enter your name in our lottery. You could be one of 40 parents and residents working to recommend a long-range plan for building new schools.
Project Update | Highline High School
The development of the design for Highline High School is 100% complete. Bassetti Architects will start creating the construction documents after the process of reconciling costs is finished. The project remains on schedule to open in fall 2021.
On Wednesday, June 28, the school board adopted a new set of school boundaries within Highline Public Schools. The plan was developed by the community-led Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC). The revised boundaries will take effect fall 2019.