District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated above average in school quality.

Top Rated Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Seattle Public Schools based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

College Success Award

These are some of the best public high schools in Seattle Public Schools at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.

District Student Progress

A larger number of schools in this district have students who are making more academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


District Calendar


District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.


Reviews From Schools in Seattle Public Schools

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Parent / Guardian
March 26, 2024
The teacher does not teach kids manners here. Kindergarten kids call each other dumb/stupid/blockhead/loser all the time and there's no correction from the teacher. My kid started bringing these... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
March 17, 2024
I didn't learn much there, the teachers in my experience were not as professional as they think they are, they allow students to be disrespectful to others, and that school was WAY too politically... More
Review for Nova High School
Parent / Guardian
March 06, 2024
I have a student there now and another on the way next year- The community cares so much about the children attending school there. The teachers, educators, support and principal are always in... More
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