Washington High School

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Washington High School will improve safety and security measures and will receive various new features to the school.

Location: 12420 Ainsworth Avenue S, Tacoma, Washington 98444

In June of 2017, the Washington High School gym underwent renovation of the wooden bleachers. The new resin bleachers were designed to be more comfortable, have safer seating, and features the Washington High School school colors. The new bleachers seat approximately 1,416 persons.

Washington High School will have new Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) labs added to the school. The new STEM labs will provide a state-of-the-art space for instruction of science, math, technology, and engineering. These labs will include features that can be used as a teaching tool with which students will use to learn.

Features, For More Information

• New gymnasium bleachers

• New STEM labs

• WHS will have a new security system installed*

• WHS will have a new digital readerboard*



Director of Communications Willie Painter: wpainter@fpschools.org


Executive Director of Support Services Robin Heinrichs: rheinrichs@fpschools.org

Construction Project Updates

July 2017 Construction was completed for the new bleachers in Washington High School's gymnasium.
August 2017
Construction designs for the new building have been completed. Building 1000 was demolished. Solar panels have been installed on Building 700.
September 2017
Plans for construction are under review. Solar arrays are complete and producing power. The greenhouse building for STEM complex is complete.
 October 2017 Coming soon.