Seattle Public Schools

Calendars and News

Seattle Public Schools Calendar and News

School Year Dates

Winter Break
December 18 @ 12:00 am – January 1 @ 11:59 pm
District Calendar

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District News

School Board Directors

Evan Briggs and Gina Topp, along with incumbents Liza Rankin and Lisa Rivera, won four of the seven seats that were up for grabs on the Seattle School…

Upcoming Parent Education Course Helps Families Support Student Learning

All SPS families are invited to join Family Connectors University, a family-focused online course to help caregivers support their child’s growth.

Help Seattle Students: Volunteer with Youth Tutoring Program

The Youth Tutoring Program needs volunteers to tutor, guide, and inspire Seattle students by helping them achieve academic and personal success.

Learning Center Seattle Supports for Teens and Young Adults

The Learning Center Seattle Open Doors Program provides support for young people seeking educational, vocational, and career opportunities.
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Principal Jackson Named Washington State Principal of the Year

Dr. William Jackson, principal at Nathan Hale High School, was named the 2023 Washington State Secondary Principal of the Year.
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Emerson Coat Drive

Emerson students received some sweet gifts for the school with the help of community partners Rainwise and the Seahawks.
Black College Expo attendees standing on a stage.

Show Me the Money

More than $7 million in scholarships awarded to students at this year’s Black College Expo in November 2023!…
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Working to Support Families: A New Resource Center Opens at Broadview-Thomson K-8

SPS partnered with FamilyWorks to open a new Family Resource Center at Broadview-Thomson K-8.

Nov. 15 Well-Resourced Schools and Budget Presentation 

Superintendent Brent Jones shared his plan to balance the budget and create a system of well-resourced schools with the Seattle School Board.

Well-Resourced Schools Community Engagement Phase I

SPS is committed to hearing your voice. Read the Phase I Engagement report to see what our community had to say about SPS well-resourced schools.
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2023-24 School Year Calendar

View the 2023-24 school calendar dates.

Admissions Fair

Join us to ask questions about the upcoming school year, learn more about Open Enrollment for School Choice, and the many SPS outstanding programs!…