Support - Resources, Programs, and Services
Seattle Public Schools is committed to the academic achievement of all our students. We provide a variety of resources, support services, and programs to help meet the needs of all our students.
Online Student Resources
Seattle Public Schools students have access to a wide variety of online resources including databases, encyclopedias, periodicals, eBooks, online versions of selected textbooks, and homework help from Seattle Public Library.
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Advanced Learning provides for the learning needs of students who are academically gifted, academically highly gifted, and high achievers/motivated learners through programs that provide rigorous and accelerated curricula.
Career + Technical Education (CTE) is a planned program of courses and learning experiences that begins with exploration of career options, supports basic academic and life skills, and enables achievement of high academic standards, leadership, preparation for industry-defined work, and advanced and continuing education.
Through partnerships and collaboration, the Early Learning department seeks to create an equitable system of early education, anchored in cultural relevance, effective instruction and whole-child development.
The English Language Learners and International Programs Department works collaboratively with all stakeholders to educate, prepare, and support our diverse student population, their families, and communities to thrive in our global society.
The Family Support Worker Program, located in our elementary schools, is committed to eliminating barriers to academic success by linking elementary school children and their families with needed community resources. Family Support Workers team up with others professionals -- parents, educators, agencies, and community members -- so that students can succeed in school.
Head Start is a federally funded child development program for low-income children and their families. The Head Start programs in Seattle Public Schools serve three- and four-year-old children, offering half-day and full-day programs at various schools in the district.
Seattle Public Schools provides information and resources for families of students who are homeless.
Cascade Parent Partnership Program is an Alternative Learning Program that partners with families to direct education, both onsite and offsite. Cascade offers flexible scheduling options for students who attend classes onsite as well as have families who are able to facilitate learning at home and in the community. Cascade offers Running-Start options for 11th and 12th grade students, as well as Home-Based Instruction students who meet enrollment requirements.
Seattle Public Schools believes that all students, staff, and families deserve safe and supportive learning environments regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. The LGBTQ Advisory Committee serves to advise the Seattle Schools on educational issues relating to school safety, academic achievement, and inclusion for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning students, families, and staff in our community.
The Huchoosedah Indian Education Program provides support for our Native students. Our goal is to help our students excel in academics while creating for them and their families, a sense of welcome, belonging and contribution.
The Special Education department works collaboratively with school and District leaders, teachers, students, and families to provide the tools, guidance, supports, and services needed to ensure access and success for students with disabilities.