Key Contacts at Seattle Public Schools

We are here to help! The Seattle School Board and Superintendent are committed to ensuring that every person is treated with respect, and that concerns are resolved in the best interests of everyone involved. There are various ways to get in touch with us.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors for Seattle Public Schools is an elected body of seven citizens representing geographical regions, known as Districts, within the city of Seattle. Visit our School Board webpage for more information.


Visit our Department Directory to find contact information for key departments. If you are not sure which department can help you, visit our Contacts Across the District page


For emergencies, contact Safety and Security at 206-252-0707.


The District Ombudsperson serves as an independent, confidential resource to assist SPS parents and community members in resolving problems, complaints, conflicts, and other school-related issues when normal procedures have failed.You can contact the Ombudsman at 206-252-0529 or


To reach Superintendent Larry Nyland, call 206-252-0180 or email The mailing address is Office of the Superintendent, MS: 32-150, P.O. Box 34165, Seattle, WA 98124-1165.

Support Center

Our Support Center staff can help connect you with the person, department or service you are looking for.

Seattle Public Schools
Support Center

Seattle Public Schools

Our district headquarters are located at the John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence. If you choose to talk with us in person, please call ahead to make an appointment so that we can spend time with you.

Street Address:
Seattle Public Schools
John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence
2445 3rd Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98134
Map and Driving Directions

Mailing Address:
Name/Department Name/Mailstop
Seattle Public Schools
PO Box 34165
Seattle, WA 98124-1165

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