2016 Bond

  • Thank You for Supporting Our Schools!

    Each and every student benefits every day from the resources provided by the Kent School District community voters. Thank you for your support in successfully preparing all children for their futures.

    2016 Capital Improvement & School Construction Bond

    In November 2016, voters approved a $252,000,000 bond measure to build two new schools and fund projects at every school in the Kent School District reducing overcrowding, improving student safety, and enhancing school environments.

    Because the money is not available all at once, projects funded by the bond will be completed over a ten-year period as bonds are issued, sold, and repaid.


    • Renovate outdoor athletic facilities at all middle and high schools
      • in progress
    • Complete various projects at every school to address critical infrastructure needs, improve safety, increase energy efficiency, or upgrade spaces
      • in progress


    • Build a new Covington Elementary School
      • Opened fall of 2018
    • Build a new elementary school in the Kent valley
      • River Ridge Elementary opened in the fall of 2021
    • Add 20 new classrooms across the District
      • Reassigned to the new Kent Laboratory Academy which opened in the fall of 2021
    • Build multipurpose rooms at nine elementary schools
    • Replace interactive displays in all classrooms
      • Completed Summer 2022
    • Replace fire alarm systems at nine schools

Contact Us

  • Capital Planning & Facilities

    12033 SE 256th Street Building B
    Kent, WA 98030

    (253) 373-7526

    Dave Bussard

    David Bussard

    Director of Capital Planning


Last Modified on March 29, 2024