For Parents

Accessing Grades and Attendance

The Source is a resource for families, teachers, administrators, and students to collaborate for academic achievement.  Parents and guardians must register to create an account.  Students will receive an account at school and will log onto the Source with their student account.  You will be able to see your students grades, missing assignments, attendance and more. If your student did not receive their student account, please have them see their school librarian.

Click here for the District site with a Tour and instructions for logging onto the Source.

Graduation Requirements

Each graduating class has their own set of requirements they must meet in order to graduate. These requirements are set by the State of Washington's Department of Education. Your student must meet these requirements in order to graduate.  Review them, review them with your student and check their progress reports and report cards to make sure they are passing the courses, service learning and State tests they need. Seattle Public Schools posts the updated information for each graduating class on the SPS website. Find your students requirements here.

Summer Credit Retrieval

Summer Credit Retrieval is a free program that has three fundamental goals: 

  • Academic skill building
  • Credit recovery that leads to on-time graduation
  • College and career readiness

Students who enroll in Summer Credit Retrieval will take one previously failed Language Arts and one previously failed Mathematics class and participate in college and career readiness activities. Students can earn up to 1.0 credit (.5 for Language Arts and .5 for Math) toward graduation.

The program will be housed at three sites:  Chief Sealth, Cleveland and Roosevelt and every attempt will be made to assign students to their first choice location. Classes run June 24th-August 8th (no school July 4th or 5th) and are scheduled Monday through Friday from 9:00am-12:15pm.  Full participation and attendance is required or students will be dropped from the program.  Students who enroll in the program and attend June 24-28 will be provided with an Orca card for the month of July to get to and from their school site.  

Priority will be given to 11th and 12th grade students who need to retrieve both Language Arts and Math credit.

Interested students who fit the above criteria should see their school counselor or Academic Intervention Specialist.

Family & Community Engagement Specialist

Develops, strengths and maintains school based family engagement plans for comprehensive and integrated family participation in student learning. Works collaboratively with school staff, central office staff, families and community partners.

Family Support Specialist

Provides various interventions for the senior class through Senior PODS, mentoring, and referral to outside services, and assist school staff with family crisis situations.

Free Online Education

Washington State also offers online courses for students and parents who have the time and dedication to study independantly.  Students have field trips and interaction with other online students and they can still participate in extracurricular activities through local schools. 

Washington Online School Network
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