South Shore PreK-8 School

Our Vision

We are bright spirits on a magnificent journey

Together we create a loving community of purposeful learning that focuses on the whole child: body, mind and spirit.

School Wide Expectations

We are learners, we are kind, we are respectful, we are safe

South Shore PreK-8 School is in the heart of the Rainier Valley and takes great pride in serving our 700 students and their families in 98118. We offer a full day PreK program, a strong focus on early learning from PreK-3rd grade, a robust commitment to Social-Emotional learning and leadership, small class sizes, a rigorous math curriculum in 5-8thgrade, and a seamless transition from elementary to middle school. Our students enjoy a well-rounded educational day that includes art, physical education, music, instrumental music, Mandarin and outdoor education with our community garden. Our program features include a continuum of special education services, supports for English Language Learners, a generous after school program, and dynamic community partnerships that enhance both the school day and after school.

Contact Us

4800 S. Henderson St.
Seattle, WA 98118

Main Office: 206-252-7600
Attendance: 206-252-7604

Principal: Kristin DeWitte

Asst. Principal & Dir. of Early Learning: Justin Hendrickson

Asst. Principal, Middle School: Keith Roberson

Bell Schedule


Start Time: 8:05 a.m.
End Time: 2:15 p.m.

Middle School

Start Time: 7:50 a.m.
End Time: 2:20 p.m.

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