Public School District
Several of the District’s co-educational, four-year public high schools accept a select group of international students each year. These schools have strong academic reputations—one also offers the prestigious International Baccalaureate Program. Jimi Hendrix and Bruce Lee are two of the many famous alumni who attended Seattle Public Schools.
The District’s high school campuses are updated frequently to keep pace with the latest innovations. Their extensive facilities include auditoriums, sports fields, gymnasiums
and modern science labs.
SPORTS AND ARTS
The District’s high school competitive athletic teams are varied and include the classics, like football, basketball and soccer, but also offer non-traditional sports like golf, wrestling,
dance team and ultimate Frisbee. International students are encouraged to immerse themselves in the American high school lifestyle through a wide range of art activities like music, theater and clubs.
AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
The District’s Rainier Beach High School was recently named a School of Distinction Award Honoree.
Seattle sits between two bodies of water: Puget Sound and Lake Washington. A coastal seaport city, it’s best known as the birthplace of “Grunge Rock” music and Starbucks Coffee.
The world-famous Space Needle towers over Seattle’s picturesque natural harbor, providing commanding views of Mount Olympia and the lush Cascade Range. Progressive
and lively, the city represents urban living surrounded by pristine natural beauty.
Located in and around downtown Seattle. Seattle is a famous city found in the far northwest of the continental US. Among some of the more famous things. Seattle is known for its "Space Needle" Tower, Starbucks coffee and beautiful harbor. It is surely one of the most interesting cities in the US, surrounded by beautiful nature.
Area Population: 650,000
City Website: City of Seattle
Estimated Fall Start: Early September
Estimated Fall End: Late January
Estimated Spring Start: Early February
Estimated Spring End: Late June
Number Of Schools In District
Average Number of Students
Accepting Students to Grades
- Calculus AB
- Calculus BC
- English Language and Composition
- English Language and Literature
- European History
- French Language and Culture
- Japanese Language and Culture
- Spanish Language and Culture
- US History
- World History
- Cross Country Running
- Indoor Track
- Swimming and Diving
Extracurricular Activities & Clubs
- Asian Student Alliance
- Black Student Union
- Break Dance
- Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)
- Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
- Gay Straight Alliance
- Girls League
- Japanese Club
- Key Club
- Knowledge Bowl
- Literary Magazine
- Math Team
- National Honor Society
- Scandinavian Club
- Student Government
Partial List of College and University Acceptances
Carroll College, Eastern Washington University, Gonzaga University, New York University, Oregon State University, University of Washington, Western Washington University
University Acceptance Rate: N/A
Closest International and Local Airports: Seattle -Tacoma International Airport (SEA)
Submit a pre-application for your student now
For Details Visit Website: Seattle Public Schools