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    All Public Records requests must be directed to the Public Records Officers. The Public Records Officers may be contacted in person at the John Stanford Center, by first class mail at the address listed below, by fax at the number listed below, or by email at publicrecords@seattleschools.org.

    By Mail

    Seattle Public Schools
    Mail Stop 32-151
    P.O. Box 34165
    Seattle, WA 98134-1165 

    By Fax

    206-252-0111

    By Email

    publicrecords@seattleschools.org
    Please include detailed information about your request.

    Policies, Procedures, and Exemptions

    Information about the Disclosure of Public Records Policy and Procedure is available in
    Public Access to District Records (Policy 4040)
    Public Access to District Records Procedure (Procedure 4040SP)

    Click here to view a list of other statute exemptions outside of RCW 42.56.

    Fees Associated with Records Requests

    As of November 2, 2017, the District has adopted the statutory Fee Schedule for public records requests and may charge as follows:

    • In-person review of documents - No cost
    • Photocopies of public records - $0.15/page
    • Electronic copies of records that exist in hard copy only - $0.10/page
    • Electronic documents - $0.05 per every four electronic files or attachments uploaded to email, cloud-based data storage service, or other means of electronic delivery
    • Transmission of public records in an electronic format - $0.10 per every 1 GB
    • Postage and media - Actual costs incurred by the District
    • Customized services - Actual costs, in addition to fees for copies specified above

    For further information on charges, please see Superintendent Procedure 4040SP.

    Directory Information

    If you are requesting lists of staff, please complete and sign the Declaration for Non-Commercial Use of List of Names Form and  submit it along with your request to our Public Records Officers.

    If you are requesting lists of students or Directory Information, please complete and sign the Directory Information Request Form and submit it along with your request to our Public Records Officers.

    Special Education Records (IEP/504)

    To obtain student-specific special education records please contact the Special Education Department. Please make special education records requests via phone at (206) 252-0895, fax at (206) 252-0895, or email at spedrecords@seattleschools.org.

    Health Records

    To obtain student-specific health records please contact the Health Services Department. Please make health records requests via phone at (206) 252-0763, (206) 252-0750, or email at healthservices@seattleschools.org.

    Transcripts/Diplomas/Graduation Verification

    If you are a former student requesting your transcript, diploma, graduation verification, or academic history, please do so on the Student Records Request site located here.

    Additional Questions?

    We are happy to help! We recommend looking over our Frequently Asked Questions, which lists the most common questions we receive and their answers.  For any additional questions please contact us at publicrecords@seattleschools.org.

    Public Records Office

    Public Records Officers:
    Roxane O'Connor

    Public Records Assistant:
    Lorraine Lee

    Contact
    publicrecords@seattleschools.org

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