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    School capacity reflects the number of students that will fit into the school based on the number of teaching spaces (for example, kindergarten rooms, primary grade rooms, intermediate grade rooms, special education rooms, PE teaching spaces, music rooms, secondary general classrooms, art rooms, etc.) and the class sizes negotiated in the teachers' contract.

    To calculate school capacity, we multiply the number of teaching spaces by type by the class size limit stated in the negotiated agreement.

    At elementary school level, the resulting sum is then multiplied by a factor of 95 percent. This is to reflect that the number of students in the attendance zone does not perfectly fit the classroom configuration.

    At middle school and high school levels, the resulting sum is multiplied by 83 percent to reflect the planning period for each teacher in a six period instructional day.

    2015-16 Capacity by School

    Elementary Schools

    Adams: 580
    Alki: 429
    Arbor Heights: 378
    B. F. Day: 329
    Bailey Gatzert: 354
    Beacon Hill Intl: 505
    Bryant: 604
    Cascadia: 741
    Coe: 530
    Concord Intl: 454
    Daniel Bagley: 454
    Dearborn Park Intl: 428
    Dunlap: 353
    Emerson: 378
    Fairmount Park: 426
    Gatewood: 454
    Graham Hill: 403
    Green Lake: 352
    Greenwood: 353
    Hawthorne: 403
    Highland Park: 429
    John Hay: 557
    John Muir: 504
    John Rogers: 403
    John Stanford Intl: 483
    Kimball: 505
    Lafayette: 557
    Laurelhurst: 454
    Lawton: 454
    Leschi: 403
    Lowell: 352
    Loyal Heights: 456
    Maple: 530
    Martin Luther King, Jr.: 378
    McDonald Intl: 479
    McGilvra: 304
    Montlake: 277
    North Beach: 302
    Northgate: 277
    Olympic Hills: 327
    Olympic View: 504
    Queen Anne: 428
    Rainier View: 401
    Roxhill: 380
    Sacajawea: 253
    Sand Point: 302
    Sanislo: 302
    Schmitz Park: 631
    Stevens: 353
    Thurgood Marshall: 534
    Thornton Creek: 405
    Van Asselt: 555
    View Ridge: 608
    Viewlands: 426
    Wedgwood: 505
    West Seattle ES: 479
    West Woodland: 580
    Whittier: 481
    Wing Luke: 405

    K–8 Schools

    Broadview-Thomson K-8: 711
    Catherine Blaine K-8: 752
    Hazel Wolf K-8: 738
    Licton Springs K-8: 225
    Madrona K-8: 352
    Orca K-8: 487
    Pathfinder K-8: 477
    Salmon Bay K-8: 686
    South Shore K-8: 771
    STEM K-8: 403
    TOPS K-8: 477

    Middle Schools

    Aki Kurose: 892
    Denny Intl: 963
    Eckstein: 1,060
    Hamilton Intl: 985
    Jane Addams: 988
    Madison: 980
    McClure: 632
    Mercer Intl: 1,038
    Washington: 1,179
    Whitman: 1,138

    High Schools

    Ballard: 1,607
    Center School: 276
    Chief Sealth Intl: 1,285
    Cleveland STEM: 926
    Franklin: 1,397
    Garfield: 1,594
    Ingraham: 1,194
    Nathan Hale: 1,158
    Nova: 510
    Rainier Beach: 1,176
    Roosevelt: 1,215
    Seattle World School : 343
    South Lake: 286
    West Seattle HS: 1,215

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