Health Services

Student Health Information

Health Services partners with families and communities to ensure that all students are healthy, safe and ready to learn.

If your student has a health condition or concern, please contact your school nurse.

Preventing the Spread of Infectious Diseases

The health and safety of students and staff are critical in the school setting.
See  Infection Control and Communicable Diseases for important information. School Staff use this guide to limit the spread of infectious illness. It offers valuable information for parents when their child has a health issue.

Is My Child Too Sick to Go to School? A guide for parents

Students with Extraordinary Nursing Needs

Seattle Public Schools offers regionally placed schools with full time nursing services for students who require professional nursing on a regular basis.  List of Level B schools by region.

Field Trip/Outdoor Education Information

Field trips are an educationally sound and important component in the instructional and/or athletic programs of schools.

Your student’s teacher and school nurse will partner and communicate with you about required authorization and health forms.

Important Medical Information Form (to be updated)

Head Lice Information

Immediate or long-term exclusion is no longer recommended. Please contact your school nurse for any questions you may have.

King County Public Health-Head Lice

Students Who Are Homeless

You or your family are considered “homeless” if you are:

  • Living in a shelter, motel, vehicle, or campground.
  • Living on the street.
  • Living in an abandoned building, trailer, or other inadequate accommodation.
  • Doubling up with friends or relatives because you can’t find or afford housing.
  • Waiting for a foster-care placement.

Students who are homeless have certain rights under Federal law.

Seattle Public Schools McKinney-Vento

Sexual Health Education

Information and waiver available on our SPS Forms page under Sexual Health Education.

Seattle Public Schools is Hiring Nurses