Schools Closed or Shifting to Remote Learning

Summary: A list of schools that have a schedule change due to high absentee or quarantine rates.

SPS Schools Closed or Shifting to Remote Learning

Due to very high absentee and quarantine rates, several Seattle Public Schools have either transitioned to remote learning or have been closed. When any staff member is taking sick leave, the goal is to rest and return to work healthy. We cannot ask them to work, even remotely.  

In preparation for school, we evaluate health and attendance data several times a day and into the evening. Every option to keep students consistently in school and learning in-person is explored. Cancelation is a last resort, and we do our best to inform families of that decision the night before so alternate plans can be made.

What Communication Will Families Receive? If a school is closed or changes instructional model (remote or in-person learning) families at affected schools will receive an email and/or phone voice message. Once the message is shared with families it will be posted to the school website, this district announcement, and district social media channels.

All SPS schools not listed on this page are in session.

List updated Thursday, January 20, 6 p.m.

Please note, all Skills Center classes are continuing as planned at this time.

School Closed

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Remote Learning

Aki Kurose Middle School January 13-21

Aki Kurose Middle School shifted to remote learning on Thursday, January 13. In-person learning is expected to resume on Monday, January 24.
Read more on the Aki Kurose website

Broadview-Thomson – Elementary Students Only January 14-21

Broadview-Thomson K-8 shifted to remote learning on Friday, January 14 for elementary students. Students in 6th – 8th grade will continue in person. In-person learning is expected to resume on Monday, January 24.
Read more on the Broadview-Thomson website

Cleveland High School January 21-28

Cleveland High School shifted to remote learning on Friday, January 21. In-person learning will resume Monday, January 31.
Read more on the Cleveland website

Franklin High School January 12-21

Franklin High School shifted to remote learning on Wednesday, January 12. In-person learning will resume Monday, January 24.
Read more on the Franklin website

Lowell Elementary School January 12-21

Lowell Elementary School shifted to remote learning on Wednesday, January 12. The earliest in-person learning can resume is Monday, January 24.
Read more on the Lowell website

Mercer Middle School January 14-21

Mercer Middle School shifted to remote learning on Friday, January 14. In-person learning is expected to resume on Monday, January 24.
Read more on the Mercer website

Meany Middle School January 14-21

Meany Middle School shifted to remote learning on Friday, January 14. In-person learning is expected to resume on Monday, January 24.
Read more on the Meany website

Olympic Hills Elementary January 14-21

Olympic Hills Elementary shifted to remote learning on Friday, January 14. In-person learning is expected to resume on Monday, January 24.
Read more on the Olympic Hills website

South Shore PreK-8 January 13-21

South Shore PreK-8 shifted to remote learning on Thursday, January 13. In-person learning is expected to resume on Monday, January 24.
Read more on the South Shore website

Viewlands Elementary January 19-28

Viewlands shifted to remote learning on Wednesday, January 19. In-person learning is expected to resume on Monday, January 31.
Read more on the Viewlands website

Resources for Families

SPS continues to follow mitigation strategies to minimize transmission of COVID-19. Read the factors and data points that officials are monitoring.

We have gathered resources for families and students for help with online learning software, devices, and general technology information.

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COVID-19 Health Safety

Visit the district COVID-19 Health Safety webpage for the latest in-person/remote learning updates, information, and FAQs.

Learn more on the COVID health safety resource page

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