Thanks to Seattle voters, previous BTA levies were approved in 2010, 2004 and 1998. BTA capital levies alternate with Building Excellence (BEX) capital levies on a three-year cycle. Please visit the BEX website to learn more about the BEX capital projects.


Planning is underway for the Buildings, Technology and Academics/Athletics IV (BTA IV) capital levy that will go before voters in Feb. 2016. It will be on the ballot with the 2016 Operations Levy.

The six-year Buildings, Technology and Academics/Athletics IV (BTA IV) capital levy replaces the BTA III capital levy approved by Seattle voters in 2010. BTA and will provide funds for upgrades and renovations of our aging school facilities on a planned and predictable timeline to help ensure a safe, secure teaching and learning environment.


We want your input!
Nominate a project for BTA IV

We would like your input regarding possible projects that may be included in our BTA IV Capital Levy. We will collect, record, consider and share your nomination with the Seattle School Board.

You may nominate and submit a project using our online form: You may also download and return a printable nomination form in English or a translated version.

Alternative Languages

To send your downloaded form, please email, or mail it to:

Levies 2016
Seattle Public Schools
M.S. 22-336
P.O. Box 34165
Seattle, WA 98124-1165

The deadline for submitting your nomination is April 30, 2015.

Send us your comments and questions

Levies 2016 Board Work Session presentation of Feb. 25, 2015

Levies 2016 Operations Levy and Buildings, Technology and Academics/Athletics IV (BTA IV) Frequently Asked Questions

Online Project Nomination for Buildings, Technology and Academics/Athletics IV (BTA IV)

Downloadable Project Nomination Form for Buildings, Technology and Academics/Athletics IV (BTA IV)

BTA III (2010-2015)

Seattle Public Schools receives capital levy funds for BTA III from 2011 through 2016. Projects may continue after the levy expires due to scheduling, but no further funds are collected.

Overview & Highlights

Projects Coming Up for Bid


Following is a list of schools and facilities that have received improvements or upgrades in BTA III. To find out more, click on the school name.

2014 Projects

2011-2013 Projects

Thank you!

The volume of email received may prevent us from responding to each message. However, we will read every email, and we will do our best to add information to the BTA FAQ as questions arise.


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