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Edmonds School District

2021 Capital Levy

Capital Levy thank you!

Thank you, community!

This ballot measures was approved by voters.

“I want to extend my sincere thanks to everyone in our community who voted on the 2021 Capital Levy. It is exciting to see that the majority of voters are supporting the critical capital needs we have here in the Edmonds School District and that our community understands that building safe and accessible learning environments is a long term investment in our kids and their future.”
Superintendent Dr. Gustavo Balderas.

The Edmonds School District held an election Tuesday, April 27, 2021, with a Capital Levy on the ballot. The School Board unanimously moved to place this measure before voters during a business meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020.

Why does the district need a capital levy?



Make necessary improvements  Safety, security & accessibility   Capacity challenges   Replace Aging schools

2021 Capital Levy - explained by students...

District Facility Needs

Explained by Capital Projects Director, Ed Peters

Oak Heights Elementary- the need for a new school

Explained by Oak Heights Elementary Principal, Jessica Asp

The need to rebuild Spruce Elementary

Explained by Spruce Elementary Principal, Emily Moore

Make necessary improvement to preserve buildings 

  • Roofs
  • Gutters
  • Boilers
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems
  • Exterior wall improvements
  • Fields, playfields and track improvements

Safety, security & accessibility

  • Upgrade fire alarm panels and fire sprinkler
  • Improve signage, fencing and gates
  • District-wide accessibility improvements including automatic door openers

Capacity challenges

  • Add building capacity for existing overcrowding by installing relocatable classrooms; Building covered play areas for some elementary schools

Replace old schools well past their lifespan

  • Complete Phase 2 of Spruce Elementary
  • Oak Heights Elementary
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