The end of March brought another major milestone for the New Upper School Building – the basement level slab-on-grade was poured. The first half of April will focus on shoring
10 new modern classrooms and 20,000 square feet in additional educational space will create an even more robust and adaptable learning environment for our students and teachers. The expanded space will allow Bush to thoughtfully grow our Upper School admissions capacity bringing a a greater diversity of student perspectives to the classroom. Class size will continue to remain small relative to our peer schools and without the need to increase faculty commensurately, the larger student body will allow the school to fulfill other strategic priorities, including financial aid and staff compensation.
The new Lake Washington Entrance will provide enhanced ADA accessibility to the Upper School campus and the new multipurpose room will allow students and teachers across our K-12 community to gather and connect.