BEX IV

BEX IV

The $694.9 million Building Excellence IV (BEX IV) Capital Levy was approved by more than 72 percent of Seattle voters in February 2013. It supports the District’s long-range plans to upgrade and renovate aging school facilities and address enrollment growth. Since 1998, the BEX I, BEX II and BEX III voter approved levies have allowed the District to replace or renovate 37 buildings. BEX IV continues the work to replace or modernize district buildings, infrastructure and technology with previous levies. It will allow the district to address earthquake and safety issues, capacity needs, building condition and infrastructure improvements, and major preventive... Learn More »


Past Programs

BEX III

BEX III

Seattle voters approved the Building Excellence III (BEX III) Capital Bond in 2007. The six-year, $490 million BEX III bond replaced or renovated seven schools... Learn More »

BEX II

BEX II

Building Excellence II (BEX II), approved by Seattle voters in 2001, funded new construction, renovation or additions to school buildings, and improvements to technology support... Learn More »

BEX I

BEX I

In 1995, Seattle voters approved the Building Excellence I (BEX I) levy, which replaced or modernized 19 schools. Learn More »

About BEX

The Building Excellence (BEX) capital program enables Seattle Public Schools to replace, modernize or make major renovations to district buildings, infrastructure and technology. Every six years, the Seattle School Board requests BEX capital program funding from Seattle voters via a ballot measure so that every student may have a safe and productive learning environment.

For information on capital projects funded by voter-approved Buildings, Technology and Academics levies, visit bta.seattleschools.org.

Learn more about all Seattle Public Schools Capital Projects