Seattle World School

Seattle World School, a world in a school.
With students from over 28 different countries and 32 languages.

The Seattle World School was founded in 1980 in response to a large wave of immigrants from Southeast Asia. Today it is one of only a few schools nation-wide designed as a preliminary educational portal through which immigrant children pass in their quest for academic achievement and full participation in American society. Some students come with extensive schooling, needing only English proficiency and cultural orientation; others have never before attended school. In its 32 year history approximately 8,000 students have attended. Each school year over three hundred students attend Seattle World School. Students come from all over the world. Over thirty languages and dialects are currently spoken at the Seattle World School.

[04/20/17]   The talent show is next Thursday, April 27th. Start practicing!

She Was Sick Of Being Photoshopped, So She Did This.

To all the beautiful young women who don't think they're already perfect. She was so sick of being photoshopped that she decided to do this instead...

March 5, 2017

Congratulations to our Iron Dragon Robotics team for their successful competition this weekend! This video shows team member Katherine Licona driving in her first match and scoring 40 points!


Dance, make art, watch a movie with friends or play games on Tuesday from 2:15-3:15.

[02/10/17]   Tomorrow (Friday Feb. 10th) three buses will come 5 minutes earlier: 509, 510 and 514.

[02/07/17]   Enjoy a little extra sleep. Go wait for your bus 2 hours later than usual. See you at school!

[02/06/17]   Pajamas day at school has become pajamas day at home. Have a fun snow day and stay warm!

[02/05/17]   Spirit Week!
Monday Feb. 6-Pajamas
Tuesday Feb. 7-Culture Clothes
Wednesday Feb. 8-School Colors
Thursday Feb. 9-Twins
Friday Feb. 10-Crazy hair and face paint

[02/04/17]   Thanks Cielo and Marima for organizing and running the assembly. You did a great job. See you Monday in your comfy pajamas.

[02/03/17]   Many thanks to our awesome neighbors who delivered cookies today! Thank you! We really appreciate the lovely thought for a community at the beginning of it's American journey.

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Seattle World School 1700 E. Union St.
Seattle, WA
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