Summer Bond Projects

This summer in 2015 an ambitious slate of twenty-seven schools received facility improvements as part of the School Building Improvement Bond work. All work was again completed on time and on budget.This is more than double the twelve schools received Bond work in 2014. These were again twice the number of projects that took place the summer of 2013. These and future summer projects will fix leaking and deteriorating roofs, and make seismic safety, accessibility and science classroom improvements. The work is scheduled during the summer to minimize the impact on schools and students. Up to 63 schools will eventually receive improvements over consecutive summers.

Summer 2015 Bond Work

Twenty-seven Schools that received facility improvements in the summer of 2015. Nine schools: Ainsworth K-5, Buckman K-5, Creative Science/Clark K-8, Hayhurst K-5, Llewellyn K-5, Maplewood K-5, Sabin PK-8, Stephenson K-5, and Woodlawn PK-8 received the most improvements. These include roof and seismic work plus the construction of elevators at Ainsworth and Woodlawn.

An additional eighteen schools  received either 6th-8th grades science classroom upgrades, some ADA work or both. These are: Astor, Bridger, Da Vinci, George, Gray, Harrison Park, Holladay Center, Irvington, Lee, Lent, Markham, Meek, Mt. Tabor, Peninsula, Richmond, Roseway Heights, Skyline and West Sylvan.

Summer 2014 Bond Work

The following schools received Summer 2014 Improvement Project work: Arleta (K-8), Beach (PK-8), Boise- Eliot/Humboldt (PK-8), Chief Joseph (K-3), Creston (K-8), Grout (K-5), Hosford (6-8), James John (K-5), King (PK-8), Lane (6-8) , Vernon (K-8) and Woodlawn (PK-8). All the work was completed on time and on budget.

Summer 2013 Bond Work

Successfully completed improvement projects for the summer of 2013 took place at Alameda K-5, Bridlemile K-5, Laurelhurst K-8, Lewis K-8 and Wilson High School.  The work was completed on time and on budget. Learn more about those projects by clicking on each school's name.



Stay Informed

PPS is prioritizing the summer of 2015 improvement projects based on expected seismic performance ratings; the condition of roofs, accessibility and science classrooms; the proportion of underserved students; and ability to accomplish the work effort in a timely manner.

View the overall Bond project timeline here


In The News

PPS announces major improvement projects for 27 schools  March 3, 2015
[See the KGW TV Video story]

Bond money continues to improve schools  March 3, 2015
[See the KOIN TV Video story]

For more Bond related stories, visit our News and Media page

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For more information about school building improvements, contact: 503-916-2222 or email

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