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    Graham Hill Elementary School

    Graham Hill Elementary is a vibrant neighborhood school located in the Seward Park neighborhood of southeast Seattle. Graham Hill provides an enriched educational experience for students focusing not only on their academic growth, but also the emotional and social development of each child. We are a unique school as we have two wonderful programs to serve our children: Traditional (K-5) and Montessori (K-5). We believe that it is important to offer a curriculum that is well rounded and therefore we offer all students opportunities in the Arts as well as our strong academic programs.

    We pride ourselves on a positive school climate in which our staff of committed professionals strives for excellence. We offer a caring, nurturing learning environment. The fourth "R" — respect for oneself and others — is a top priority. Students are at the center of what we do surrounded by supportive staff and parents who do a whale of a job! Some of the highlights include

    • Named School of Distinction.
    • Named one of the racial diverse schools in city.
    • Partner with Mekong and Communities in School.
    • Participant in Dance Chance - PNB community program.
    • Rigorous musical instruction (Yamaha keyboard, vocal and instrumental)
    • Thriving inclusion program

    Our Mission

    Graham Hill students will become lifelong learners and problem solvers. They will work to get along with others and respect differences.


    Our Vision

    Graham Hill Elementary School strives to be an inclusive and equitable educational community that nurtures excellence in academics and social justice. Students will develop respect for self, each other's diversity, and the natural world we all share.  Graduates from Graham Hill will have the skills to access resources and thrive as leaders in our world.


    Graham Hill Way

    Graham Hill Learners are...

    1. SAFE
    2. KIND
    3. RESPECTFUL
    4. RESPONSIBLE

    ...it's the Graham Hill Way


    Graham Hill's Great Expectations

    View our Great Expectations

    Cherry Tree in bloom

    Contact Us

    5149 S. Graham St.
    Seattle, WA 98118

    Main Office: 206-252-7140
    Attendance: 206-252-7144
    Fax: 206-252-7141

    Principal: Deena Russo
    djrusso@seattleschools.org
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    Admin. Secretary: Diane Lee 
    dlee@seattleschools.org

    2017-18 Bell Schedule

    Start and End Time:
    7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m.

    Early Release Wednesday:
    7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.