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Public Records Requests

Seattle Public Schools Public Record Requests

All Public Records requests must be directed to the Public Records Officers. The Public Records Officers may be contacted in person at the John Stanford Center, by first class mail at the address listed below, by fax at the number listed below, or by email at

Contact Information

Please include detailed information about your request.

Mailing Address

Seattle Public Schools
Mail Stop 32-151
P.O. Box 34165
Seattle, WA 98134-1165 

Fax : 206-252-0111

Email :

Policies, Procedures, and Exemptions

Information about the Disclosure of Public Records Policy and Procedure is available in the following SPS documents. 

View a list of other statute exemptions outside of RCW 42.56.

Fees Associated with Records Requests

As of November 2, 2017, the District has adopted the statutory Fee Schedule for public records requests and may charge as follows:

  • In-person review of documents – No cost
  • Photocopies of public records – $0.15/page
  • Electronic copies of records that exist in hard copy only – $0.10/page
  • Electronic documents – $0.05 per every four electronic files or attachments uploaded to email, cloud-based data storage service, or other means of electronic delivery
  • Transmission of public records in an electronic format – $0.10 per every 1 GB
  • Postage and media – Actual costs incurred by the District
  • Customized services – Actual costs, in addition to fees for copies specified above

For further information on charges, please see Superintendent Procedure 4040SP.

Directory Information

If you are requesting lists of staff, please complete and sign the Declaration for Non-Commercial Use of List of Names Form and  submit it along with your request to our Public Records Officers.

If you are requesting lists of students or Directory Information, please complete and sign the Directory Information Request Form and submit it along with your request to our Public Records Officers.

Special Education Records (IEP/504)

To obtain student-specific special education records please contact the Special Education Department. Please make special education records requests via phone at 206-252-0895, fax at 206-252-0895, or email at

Health Records

To obtain student-specific health records please contact the Health Services Department. Please make health records requests via phone at 206-252-0763, 206-252-0750, or email at

Transcripts/Diplomas/Graduation Verification

If you are a former student requesting your transcript, diploma, graduation verification, or academic history, please do so on the Student Records Request site located  Student Records Request.

Additional Questions

We are happy to help! We recommend looking over our Frequently Asked Questions, which lists the most common questions we receive and their answers.  For any additional questions please contact us at

Public Records Officers: Randall Enlow

Public Records Assistant: Lorraine Lee