• History

    Construction of Lea Hill Elementary

    On December 14, 1964, the following contracts were approved for the construction of the Lea Hill Elementary School:

    General ........... $395,349
    Mechanical ........127,600
    Electrical .............37,863
    Total ...............$560,812

    Financing was provided by State (43.28 per cent) and local (56.72 per cent) moneys.

    The building contains 38,454 square feet of floor space at a cost of $16.04 per square foot, including architect's fees, sales tax, and improvement of the grounds.

    Architects
    Don Allison & Associates
    Auburn, WA
    General Contractor
    C.E. Skinner, Inc.
    Orting, WA
    Mechanical Contractor
    Allison Plumbing & Heating, Inc.
    Tacoma, WA
    Electrical Contractor
    Van S. McKenney, Inc.
    Seattle, WA

    Lea Hill Elementary opened it's doors in September 1965 with 374 students. Lea Hill's Dedication took place on October 24, 1965.