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    Licton Springs K-8 School

    Licton Springs K-8 emphasizes creative, hands-on learning, community engagement, and culturally responsive practices that nurture respect. We incorporate Native experiences, cultures, and historical perspectives while serving a diverse student community. We connect learning in the classroom to real-world context to foster integrity, self-discovery, and a joy of learning.

    Licton Springs K-8 aims to prepare our students for a rapidly changing world by developing critical thinking skills, a global perspective, and our core values of collaboration, respect, equity, innovation, and resilience. Licton Springs K-8 strives for excellence academically, socially, and emotionally while recognizing the uniqueness of individual learners.

    Learning with Joy...
    Rising to Justice...
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    About Our School:

    We use an alternative method of teaching that emphasizes hands-on learning, culturally responsive curriculum, and community engagement.  We emphasize Native experience, culture, and history while serving a diverse, multicultural student community, and connect learning in the classroom to real-world context.


    • Native focused, honoring Northwest tribes and the diversity of Native people throughout the Americas.
    • Tribal Sovereignty Curriculum
    • Social justice education
    • Individualized approach for different types of learners
    • Frequent field trips and community speakers
    • Model of shared decision making

    Contact Us

    1330 N. 90th St.
    Seattle, WA 98103

    Main Office: 206-413-2400
    Fax: 206-413-2401

    Principal Emily Butler Ginolfi

    Principal: Emily Butler Ginolfi

    Admin. Secretary:
    Carole Johnson

    Office Assistant:
    Stephanie Reich

    Bell Schedule

    Start and End Time:
    8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    Early Release Wednesday:
    8:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.