Graduation Requirements

Service Learning

Service Learning at Seattle Public Schools

Service Learning is a teaching and learning strategy (pedagogy), adhering to the K-12 High Quality Service Learning Practice Standards and Indicators, which connects learning (classroom and community) to real world issues and meeting community needs.

Service Learning projects which meet academic standards, civic, character, or leadership learning goals through hands on, relevant, and relational service, in collaboration with the community, build the capacity for empowered youth to be active and engaged citizens and the change they want to see and can be! Ready for College, Career, and Life!

Creating Connections

To connect key stakeholders in community based organizations and schools to facilitate high quality service learning opportunities that meet real community needs. Promoting and supporting a common definition of service learning, advocating its integration into K-12 teaching strategies and curriculum, and implementing common assessments and data collection for reporting school and community impacts.

Students may pick up Service Learning Hour and Reflection Forms from the School Counselor. Once complete, student may turn it in to the school main office or counseling office staff. 

Service Learning Form and Reflection