Our School

Sand Point Elementary re-opened in the Fall of 2010 and has established itself as a thriving neighborhood school.  The school supports a diverse student population that is a direct reflection of our community.  As a relatively smaller school, we have a unique environment where there is a true sense of community and families have the opportunity to contribute in several ways.

In our first year, Sand Point students voted on the school mascot and we are now home of the Sand Point Squirrels.

School Vision

At Sand Point Elementary, we are a community of lifelong learners, responsible global citizens, and champions of our own success.

School Mission

Students at Sand Point Elementary will flourish academically, attaining high levels of achievement, using State and District standards as evidence. Students will exit our school, responsible, responsive to our community, curious and confident about their future, and joyful about life’s opportunities and challenges.

School Diversity

This year (2016-2017), Sand Point Elementary began our seventh year, since reopening in 2010.  Sand Point Elementary is unique in NE Seattle in that it draws from a number of  diverse communities in our area.  Of our approximately 250 students, we as many as 22 different home languages!

School Enrollment & Class Sizes

As of September, 2016 Sand Point has approximately 250 students enrolled in Kindergarten through Fifth grade with the following class sizes (please note these are subject to change throughout the school year):  TBA

  • Transitional Kindergarten:
  • Kindergarten:
  • Kindergarten:
  • First Grade 1:
  • First Grade 2:
  • Second Grade:
  • Third Grade:
  • Fourth/Fifth Grade Split
  • Fourth/Fifth Grade Split 2

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Advanced Learning Opportunity (ALO)

What is ALO? Sand Point Elementary is an Advanced Learning Opportunity (ALO) site.  ALO’s are district-supported programs that serve the needs of district-identified academically highly gifted and academically gifted students as well as teacher-identified students who demonstrate skills and readiness for participation in accelerated, rigorous, and enriched curriculum.  Service delivery is typically through an inclusive …

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After School Care

Sand Point Elementary has on-site child care programs provided by the University YMCA, a non-profit organization. The YMCA provides after school care 5 days per week, as well as a huge variety of KidsU classes. Please visit the University YMCA website for additional information or contact the registrar, Brianna Hickey at universityprograms@seattleymca.org or 206-524-1400.

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Contact

Administrative Staff Kristen Roberts, Principal      keroberts@seattleschools.org Sandy Warner, Administrative Secretary     sjwarner@seattleschools.org School Address Sand Point Elementary 6208 60th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98115   Office Phone 206-252-4640 Sand Point Elementary School Website    

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Enrichment

The SEEDcollaborative is an organization committed to bringing sustainably restorative, inspirational learning spaces to all of the world’s children. SEED is founded on the notion that one must think big to be moved to action, and start small to bring that action to life. Established in Seattle in the summer of 2012, SEED brings together a diverse group of shareholders to create an organization based …

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Green Team

“At Sand Point Elementary, we are a community of lifelong learners, responsible global citizens, and champions of our own success.”      — SPE vision One way we can all be “responsible global citizens” is to care for the environment we share with the rest of the world. Sand Point Elementary students, staff and families …

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History

Sand Point Elementary was built built in 1958.  The school closed in 1988, was leased to North Seattle Community college beginning in 1990, and was re-opened in the Fall of 2010. Read the full history of Sand Point Elementary

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Playground

SPE PTA was successful in implementing Phase 1 of our playground and garden improvement project! Over the course of the 2011-2012 school year we raised over $30k and won a City of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DoN) Small Projects matching grant (up to $25k) to design and install an array of new play structures in …

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School Garden

Sand Point Elementary is in the process of building a learning garden, from the ground up! The garden will include raised beds for growing fruits and vegetables, a native plant garden, water purification gardens, and an outside classroom/garden pavilion where students can experience and learn about gardening and nature, year-round. The goals of the garden …

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School Meals

Sand Point offers both breakfast and lunch in the cafeteria.  This year, the SPE cafeteria moved from “pre-pack” lunches to offering a full salad bar and hot entrees prepared in the school kitchen.   As Mr. Warren wrote in his 9/19/12 Principal Page, “…new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) guidelines will be in place to …

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