Initiatives

Siting a Downtown School

Leading the charge to build a downtown public elementary school

The number of young children living downtown is rising. At more than 5,500 strong, they are the fastest-growing demographic of downtown residents today.

We believe a family-friendly downtown is key to the long-term success of Seattle, and schools are a crucial community amenity for families in our urban core. That’s why we’re¬†working with the school district, developers, architects, parents and the city of Seattle to site an elementary school downtown.

Not only will a new elementary school serve the growing number of families living downtown, it will create a sense of community for all of downtown.

If you have questions, email info@downtownseattle.org