Seattle Public Schools

Calendars and News

Seattle Public Schools Calendar and News

School Year Dates

Rainier Beach High School Graduation
June 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Roosevelt Graduation
June 13 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ballard Graduation
June 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Lincoln Graduation
June 14 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Center School Graduation
June 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
District Calendar

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District News

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!…
Counselor Claire Abe speaks at Counselor of the Year Ceremony.

Seattle Public Schools Shout Outs

We’re celebrating students and staff whose accomplishments go beyond the classroom.
A collection of laptops with SPS stickers are stacked together in boxes on a table

SPS Student Devices

Seattle Public Schools provides student devices during the school year to support classroom instruction.
Math Museum portable painted colorfully.

Thurgood Marshall Elementary’s Math Museum

Thurgood Marshall’s New Math Museum is Overturning Obstacles, Promoting Math Engagement.
NOVA Principal, SPS Superintendent, Alliance for Education Leader and Dr. Mercer smile at camera with big check.

Alliance for Education Awards SPS Educators

Nova, Rising Star Principals Named Foster Award Winners.
Student and teacher put groceries in bags at Food Bank.

BRIDGES Helps Students Meet Their Goals

The BRIDGES Program teaches life and vocational skills to students with special needs …
Graphic with SPS logo and text

Gun Safety: Prepare, Participate, and Partner

Let’s work together to make our communities safer and prevent gun violence.
A graphic with Seattle Public Schools logo

Well-Resourced Schools Community Meetings

Join us for an community meeting to hear more about the proposed plan for creating a system of well-resourced schools.

2023-24 Retirees  

SPS celebrates the many 2023-24 retirees.
Marletta Iwasyk sits in her classroom, smiles at camera

SPS Longest-Serving Teacher Retires

Marletta Iwasyk, Seattle Public Schools longest-serving teacher, is retiring at the end of the 2023-24 school year.
An illustration of a school bell ringing

First Bell May Edition

Watch the latest edition of “First Bell,” the Seattle Public Schools news broadcast.

School Board Engagement Opportunities for Next Strategic Plan

Share your input and ideas with the Seattle School Board about the next strategic plan.