Seattle Public Schools



About Us

Our department coordinates with our middle and high schools to run this valuable portion of a student’s extracurricular life.

Our Mission, Vision, and Core Values

Mission: The Athletic Department is committed to providing high-quality educational based athletic programs and learning experiences, in order to engage and enhance the holistic growth of students.

Vision Statement: Students that participate in our educational based athletic programs will develop skills that help them in college, career and life.

Values: Within our athletic program participation, there are three E’s:

  • Education: Life skills
  • Excellence: Personal and athletics
  • Ethos: Community
Memorial Stadium Replacement Project

Seattle Public Schools (SPS) and the City of Seattle are building on their longstanding partnership by collaborating on the replacement of the school district’s Memorial Stadium.

SPS will continue to own the stadium and retain priority scheduled use of the venue, which will adhere to all athletic league standards.

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Engaged Athletics

Studies show the role of athletic participation and the positive effects that they can have on students – both on the field and off the field. We have also heard the tremendous value of athletics directly from our students; the videos below are some of their testimonies.