School Health and Safety Protocols

Summary: Updated! Oct 21, 2021 | District School Health and Safety Resources & FAQ

Resources For Families – What You Need to Know

Seattle Public Schools is focused on creating the conditions necessary for students to thrive. SPS will provide high-quality and engaging learning, a culture of care for students and staff, and will be prepared respond to the needs of students and school communities.

Masks are required for all students, staff, & visitors, except while eating & drinking. Visitors | Parents/Guardians are asked to wait outside the building when picking up your student for appointments this year. There are no visitors permitted inside school buildings, other than approved volunteers who have been vaccinated. This is a District policy this year. Thank you for understanding.

SPS Health and Safety Resources & FAQ

Responding to Cases or Symptoms | Contact Tracing

New! Oct 21, 2021 | The Washington Department of Health (DOH) has updated the guidance for COVID-19 close contacts and symptomatic individuals. This information has been shared with school staff, nurses, and the district contact tracing team. Please review changes and learn what to do if your student has symptoms or had close contact to someone who has had COVID.

Lunch and Weather Conditions

District Dashboard by School

District Resource List

District Contingency Plan

Mental Health Services

Health Screening Form


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