Seattle Public Schools Students
The Seattle Public Schools provide a comprehensive curriculum to students kindergarten through grade 12. Activities to support student learning are designed to meet the needs of every student. Curriculum development combines Washington state standards and research-based best practices to produce quality instruction and increased student learning.
Our Students Come First
We believe it is essential to place the interests of students above all others in every decision we make.
We believe that the core work of the district is supporting student learning.
We believe it is our responsibility to do whatever it takes to ensure that every child, regardless of race, gender, socioeconomic status, language proficiency, learning style or disability, achieves to their highest level.
Our academic program is grounded in standards-based curriculum, with strong, targeted instruction delivered by highly qualified teachers to ensure that every student graduates ready for college, career and life.
Seattle Public Schools offers several services and programs for students who meet eligibility requirements for an advanced learning opportunities.
Assessments are used in Seattle Public Schools to help educators and families measure how students are meeting our academic goals. Read more about district and state assessments.
Our Archived Student Records office produces records for students that have been out of the district for two or more years. If your student is currently enrolled in Seattle Public Schools (or attended within the last 2 years), please contact the last school they attended.
The Seattle Public School strategic plan outlines the goal of all students prepared for college, career and life. Career preparation is a combination of course work, to gain knowledge in a particular career interest area, and understanding of employable skills and self-management skills such as the use of technology, teamwork, and responsibility.
At Seattle Public Schools our vision is for every child to experience a quality, cohesive and joyful learning experience from PreK through third grade that will provide the strong foundation needed to succeed in school and life.
Extracurricular activities are designed to supplement school curriculum and provide additional opportunities for our students to develop skills, character, and leadership. There are many activities available for students to participate in throughout the school year. To find out what activities are available through your school, consult your school's student handbook or contact the school office.
Nutrition Services department recognizes the important connection between a healthy diet and student's ability to learn effectively and achieve high standards in school.
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.
Seattle Public Schools is committed to non-discrimination and ensuring that information and communications for district-sponsored programs, events, and activities is accessible to students with disabilities. This includes students who are deaf or hearing impaired as well as blind or visually impaired in accordance with Section 504 and Title II of the American Disabilities Act.
From before and after school childcare information to career and technical education, you'll find links to key information to help students be ready to learn in the classroom.
The Seattle Public Schools Transportation Department provides yellow bus, door-to-door, Metro, and cab service to a variety of students attending Seattle Public Schools and Head Start.