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15 school districts in the Seattle area

From Bellevue to Bainbridge, we’re giving you all the pertinent details about some of the districts in and around Seattle.

The front of Chief Sealth high school in Seattle, WA with the school's color and logo on the facade.

Chief Sealth International High School in West Seattle is one of 104 schools in the city’s district.

Photo via Seattle Public Schools

King, Kitsap, and Snohomish counties have 38 school districts and 375,000+ students combined. We’re giving you the 411 on state rankings, student-teacher ratio, graduation rates, and more for the major districts in and around Seattle. And don’t worry, there won’t be any homework.

Before we dive in, here are four fast facts about schools districts in the Seattle area:

Bainbridge Island School District

Bellevue School District

An aerial view of a school and sports fields in Edmonds, WA

Edmonds School District teachers average 14.8 years of experience.

Photo via Edmonds School District

Edmonds School District

Federal Way School District

Highline School District

The exterior of Timberline Middle School in the Lake Washington School District in Redmond, WA

At Timberline Middle School in Redmond, 39 different languages are spoken.

Photo via Lake Washington District

Issaquah School District

Kent School District

Lake Washington School District

Five graduates of Lindbergh High School in Renton pose in their gowns with Kindergarteners from the school district

Lindbergh High School in Renton celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2022.

Photo via Renton School District

Mercer Island School District

Northshore School District

Renton School District

Seattle Public Schools

(Editor’s note: Seattle Public Schools’ number of schools for the 2025-2026 academic year is subject to change due to an ongoing proposal to close ~20 schools.)

A rainbow above the red-colored building of Vashon High School on Vashon Island

Vashion High School is one of only four schools in the island’s district.

Photo via Vashion School District

Shoreline School District

Tukwila School District

Vashon Island School District

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