BTA IV The BTA IV Capital Levy was approved by voters in 2016. It supports the district's long-range plans to upgrade and renovate aging school facilities and address enrollment growth. Seattle Public Schools will receive these levy funds from 2017 through 2022. Projects may continue after the levy expires due to scheduling, but no additional funds are collected. Learn More »
BTA I (1998-2004) Approved by Seattle voters in 1998, BTA I projects began in 1998. Learn More »
BTA II (2004-2012) Approved by Seattle voters in 2004, BTA II projects began in 2005. Learn More »
Buildings, Technology and Academics/Athletics
Every six years, Seattle Public Schools asks voters to consider passage of the Buildings, Technology and Academics/Athletics (BTA) capital levy. BTA levies fund small renovations, major maintenance and improvement projects in school buildings.
Planning is underway for the BTA IV capital levy, which will go before voters in Feb. 2016. The current BTA capital levy, BTA III, was approved by voters in Feb. 2010 and expires in 2016. BTA IV is a replacement for BTA III.
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.