Rogers High School

  • The construction of the modernized/new Rogers High School was funded through the support of the Spokane community in passing the $165.3 million facility improvement bond in March 2003. The district-wide plan included replacement of three elementary schools, modernization of three high schools, and updates throughout the district. For information regarding these, or any other construction projects, please contact our Capital Projects office at 509.354.5775.

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  • Location: Rogers High School is located at 1622 East Wellesley Avenue on the northeast side of Spokane in the historic Hillyard District. The art-deco designed building was originally constructed in 1932. The modernization of the facility will include updating the interior of the 1932 buildings spaces. The Pittsburgh Street Annex Building will be demolished, along with the current Family and Consumer Science/Art Building.

    During construction, students remained on campus. A multi-phased construction approach was utilized over the 18-20 month modernization for student safety. Athletics were held off-site during the majority of the construction, as new field house construction takes place.

    Former Facility (Square Feet): 261,000

    Replacement Facility (Square Feet): 264,000
    Scope of Work:
    • Demolition and replacement of the Pittsburg Street Annex Building.
    • Renovated and new academic classrooms.
    • Replacement of Industrial Arts and Cafeteria spaces.
    • Increase of current gymnasium size with improved locker-rooms.
    • New field house.
    • New safety and security systems.
    • Community Use spaces.
    Total Project Budget: $66.8 Million 
    State Match Expected: $18,145,150.00 (included in project budget) 
    Architectural Firm:NAC|Architecture
    General Contractor: Garco Construction of Spokane  
    Construction Period: Summer of 2006 to December of 2008