April 2017 (check back as more details are finalized)

Summer school will run Monday through Thursday from July 5-August 3, 2017.

Questions? Contact Chief Academic Officer JoAnne Fabian, 206-901-8032.


  • ORIENTATION SESSION FOR INVITED STUDENTS: June 1, 6-7 p.m., Tukwila Elementary. More information.
  • Focus: Targeted literacy, math, and English language support for identified students who will benefit from summer intervention
  • Coordinator: Javier Roman, Thorndyke Assistant Principal
  • Contact: Javier Roman, 206-901-7617; or Julie Herdt, 206-901-7600
  • Location: Tukwila Elementary
  • Time: 8:15-8:30 a.m.—breakfast, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.—educational program, 12:30-1 p.m.—lunch
  • After-school program: provided by the City of Tukwila Parks and Recreation, 1-3 p.m.
  • About 300 students were notified of eligibility and invited to enroll in summer school in mid-March. After assessments in April, schools will evaluate data and send out a second round of invitations as needed. If you have questions or believe your child would benefit from summer school, please contact your school principal.

Middle School

  • Focus: Targeted literacy and math support for identified students who will benefit from summer intervention; retrieval of Washington state history and/or science credit(s)
  • Coordinator: Suzanne Hamilton, Showalter Dean of Students, 206-7817
  • Location: Showalter Middle School
  • Time: 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

High School

  • Focus: Credit recovery and acceleration through Tukwila Online School
  • Coordinator Brian Seigel, Foster Math Teacher, 206-901-8077
  • Location: Foster High School
  • Time: 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Credit Recovery

Important dates

  • Summer-school elementary positions posted: February 2017
  • Letters to families of eligible elementary students inviting them to summer school: Early March 2017 with follow-up letters in late April
  • Professional development for elementary summer-school teachers: June 22 and 23