Catharine Blaine K-8

2550 34th Ave. W
Seattle, WA 98199
Main Office: 206-252-1920
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Office Phone: 206-252-1920
Fax: 206-252-1921

Catharine Blaine School Profile

Attendance Area School Attendance Area Map 

School Leadership and Board District

Building History and Information Building History

Community Partners at Catharine Blaine Community resources and programs at Catharine Blaine K-8


CSIP and School Report

About CSIP

The Continuous School Improvement Plan (CSIP) is an action plan for each school that identifies the areas a school plans to focus on in the current and coming school year, the performance goals they want students to achieve, and how the school plans to collaboratively meet these goals.

The plans are updated regularly to reflect the strategies being used at each school. This document also serves as the school-wide improvement plan for our Title I schools

About School Reports

School Reports show a brief snapshot of a school’s academic growth, student climate, accountability, family and staff engagement, and overall school performance.

School reports are produced by the State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction for each school and district in the state and updated periodically throughout the year as data becomes available.

Questions about school reports? Contact us: Research and Evaluation Department, research@seattleschools.org

About School Climate Surveys

School Climate Surveys are used for school-level improvements, climate surveys are given to all staff, students and families each year. The staff and student surveys are given to respective groups in person at schools; the family survey occurs in the spring.

Discipline Dashboard

As part of Seattle Excellence, Seattle Public Schools’ Strategic Plan, the district is committed to interrupting disproportionate practices in discipline. To support this work and to increase transparency and accountability, the district has created and published public facing discipline dashboards for each school which became available on November 1, 2021.

Discipline dashboard data reflects the current school year and will be updated quarterly throughout the school year. For questions or concerns, please reach out to the school leader for a specific school.

Academic Year: Current academic school year.
Accessible/Default: Click here to switch to an accessible version of the dashboard.
Actions by Month: Count of disciplinary actions by month and exclusion type.
Actions: Count of disciplinary actions for an exclusion type.
Attribute: Student Attribute (gender, race/ethnicity, special education served, 504 plan)
Days: Count of exclusion days for an exclusion type.
Days of Exclusion: Count of exclusion days.
Discipline Rate: Count of students with at least one disciplinary incident divided by count of all enrolled students.
E. Expulsions: Count of emergency expulsions for a student attribute.
Enrolled: Count of enrolled students.
Exclusion Actions: Count of exclusionary actions for a student attribute.
Exclusion Days: Count of exclusion days for a student attribute.
Exclusion Type: Short-term suspension (SS), Long-term suspension (LS), Emergency expulsion (EE), In-school suspension (IS), Expulsion (EX), and Interim alternative education setting (IA).
Exclusionary Actions: Count of exclusionary actions.
Expulsions: Count of expulsions for a student attribute.
FERPA Compliance: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act Compliance. *
Incidents by Day of Week: Count of disciplinary actions by day of week.
Incidents by Grade: Count of disciplinary actions by grade.
Incidents by Hour: Count of disciplinary actions by hour.
Incidents by Exclusion Type: Count of disciplinary incidents for an exclusion type.
Incidents by Student Attribute or Support Service: Count of disciplinary incidents. Incidents are counted as many times as there are students involved.
Incidents per 100 Students: Count of disciplinary incidents divided by enrolled students and then multiplied by 100. Incidents are counted as many times as there are students involved.
Rate: Discipline rate for an exclusion type.
School Name: School name.
Students: Count of students with at least one disciplinary incident.
Suspensions: Count of suspensions for a student attribute.
Weapons: Count of disciplinary incidents in which a weapon was involved.

* Please note: When a group has fewer than 10 enrolled students, all values for at least the two smallest groups are suppressed.

Catharine Blaine Levy Projects

Here you will find an overview of work completed by school levies.

Levies are a primary funding source for construction, renovations, safety and security upgrades, major maintenance, classroom technology and technology infrastructure, academics support projects and athletic field and track improvements.

Seismic Report: The safety of our students and staff is our top priority. Earthquake safety/seismic improvements projects are funded through the voter-supported Building Excellence (BEX) and Buildings, Technology and Academics (BTA) capital levies. Visit the Capital Projects webpage to read the most recent report.

BTA III

In February 2010, the $270M, six-year capital levy, Buildings, Technology and Academics III (BTA III), garnered support from 73.45 percent of those voting in the levy election. It was a renewal of the Buildings, Technology and Athletics (BTA II) levy, passed by voters in February 2004.

  • 2017 : Install new fire sprinklers. Replace existing water mains.
  • 2013 : Upgraded roofing and made exterior building improvements including resealing windows and re-pointing masonry. Replaced old heating controls with programmable electronic controls and made associated improvements.
  • 2011 : Replaced roof on remaining areas of school. Replaced select clerestory windows. Installed energy-conserving fan and pump motors.

BTA II

In 2004, Seattle voters approved the BTA II capital levy. The levy funded nearly 700 facility improvement projects and technology upgrades at every school in the district. 

  • 2011 : Replaced boiler burners.
  • 2009 : Science classroom upgrades: new sinks, counter tops and cabinets, and new prep/storage room. Four new classrooms. New flooring installed in corridors, main office and lunchroom. Ceiling tiles replaced/repainted. Boiler updates. New water heater and toilet room exhaust fans.
  • 2008 : Re-roof and exterior restoration
  • 2006 : Waterline replacement
  • 2005 : Library Upgrade

BTA I

The $150 million Buildings, Technology and Academics/Athletics (BTA I) capital levy was approved by voters in February 1998. BTA I funded more than 465 small and large facility projects at every school in the city. The projects included safety and security upgrades, roof and window replacements and technology and athletic field upgrades.

  • 1999 : Reroofing, Elec/Data/Phone/Intercom
  • 1999 : Wide Area Network

About BTA

The Buildings, Technology and Academics (BTA) Capital levy supports the district’s long-range plans to upgrade and renovate aging school facilities and address enrollment growth.

The BTA IV Capital levy was approved by voters in 2016. Seattle Public Schools will receive these levy funds from 2017 through 2022.