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Families FAQ

Our Families

The parents, caregivers and extended families of John Hay are a very important part of our community. We realize that you live extraordinarily busy lives and we want to create easy ways for you to stay involved and stay informed. Our website was designed with you in mind, and we hope that you find the information you seek in these pages.

Below you’ll find helpful links and facts. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Please call our office with your questions: 206-252-2100.

Nutrition Services

Our menus are planned to meet and often exceed USDA menu planning regulations for school meals. We also have new initiatives partnering with local farmers and local chefs to create recipes that appeal to students and utilize fresh seasonal (local) ingredients. Visit the SPS Nutrition Services and School Meals Information.


If you live more than one mile from John Hay, but within the Queen Anne-Magnolia area, you should be eligible for transportation. Call 206-252-0900 to set up transportation for your child. Visit SPS Transportation Information for more details.


Students enrolling in Seattle Public Schools are assigned to an attendance area school according to the student’s address. The John Hay attendance area map shows our school’s boundaries. You can also use the district’s address look-up tool to see your assigned school. For more information on how to enroll to a Seattle public school, contact the Service Center at 206-252-0760. For more information, along with open house and tour times, please visit our John Hay Partners website at


John Hay offers full-day kindergarten which provides young learners the social and academic skills they need to support learning throughout their education.

After School Care

John Hay is fortunate to have Kids Co., an onsite childcare program that offers parents a safe and friendly place to leave their children after school and kids an affirming and playful community in which to grow and learn. Learn more on our Kids Co, Childcare page.

In addition, After School programs are available. More information around these programs can be found on the John Hay Partners website.

Faculty and Staff

A list of current faculty and staff can be found on the main menu.

Important District Forms

A list of beginning of the year important Seattle School District Forms Link to SPS Important Forms.

School Supply Lists

Each year we post updated school supply lists for parents. You can find the supply list on the PTO John Hay Partners website. If there are any questions, please contact the main office. 

Contact Us

John Hay Elementary
201 Garfield St
Seattle, WA 98109

Main office phone: 206-252-2100
Main office fax: 206-252-2101

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John Hay Elementary School

Contact Us

201 Garfield Street
Seattle, WA 98109

Main: 206-252-2100

Principal:  Nicole Silver

Additional Resources

School History
Testing & Survey 
Lunch Menu
Contact The District
School Supply Lists
Family Handbook