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Construction of New Alki Elementary to Begin 

Building Permit Received; Project Moves Forward The Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections (SDCI) has issued the building permit for construction of the new Alki Elementary school building. Seattle Public Schools (SPS) received the notification Tuesday, July 9, 2024, and construction will begin later this month.   “We are pleased to…
Collage of two 2024 Stim Bullit award winners and Dr. Jones. All smiling at camera..

Seattle Public Schools Shout Outs

We’re celebrating students and staff whose accomplishments go beyond the classroom.
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SPS Students Celebrate Reading

Students at multiple SPS schools finished out the school year with activities to celebrate reading.
Ballard High School Grads throw caps during graduation ceremony.

Congratulations Class of 2024

The Class of 2024 says goodbye to high school.

2024-25 Budget Development

Read Dr. Jones introduction to the 2024-25 Budget Book and view highlights for next school year's budget.
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Enrollment for 2024-25 is Open

Will your child be 5 by August 31? Will your family be new residents of Seattle? Looking for dates for school tours?…
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SPS Preschool Options

The Seattle Preschool Program and Head Start are accepting applications for the 2024-25 school year.
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Summer Meals

Find meals for students at several locations in Seattle.
A group of students, staff, and community members walk in the PRIDE parade with SPS.

Seattle Public Schools Celebrates Pride Month

SPS supports the right of our students, staff, and families to be their authentic selves. We are dedicated to creating safe, inclusive environments!…
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27 Schools Earn Recognition for Educational Excellence

The state program honors K–12 public schools across the state for closing opportunity gaps and for students’ growth and academic excellence!…