Jump Start for K’s, bus information, orientation, the PTA and more!


For all incoming kindergarten families, SPS is hosting a weeklong Jump Start from Aug. 21-25 from 9am to 12pm daily.  All kindergarten families *should* have gotten information via email about Jump Start (check your junk mail if not).  You can also visit the Seattle Public School Jump Start page to learn more and/or to register your littlest owl.

Additional info

  • Sept. 6-8, 2017 will be Family Connections.  Each family meets with their Kindergarten teacher
  • Sept. 11, 2017  will be First day of school for Kindergarten students 


Bus schedules come out late August via postal mail. Parents may also call SPS’s transportation office at 206-252-0900

Teacher Assignments

Teacher assignments will come out via e-mail the THURSDAY before school starts (August 31). You can call the office starting September 1 for class assignments.

Student Orientations

Orientation for all NEW students in grades 1-5 will be August 31 from 5:00-6:00 pm.

Orientation for ALL middle school students will be August 31 from 6:00-7:00 pm. Students will have the opportunity to meet teachers, register for Pathway classes, sign up for athletics, and learn about school expectations.


The first PTA meeting will be Wednesday, September 13 from 6:30-8:00 pm in the Library

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