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Both individual schools and school districts may participate in the King County Green Schools Program.

Schools

Schools in 15 school districts and 30 cities in King County have earned recognition as King County Green Schools.

  • 214 schools completed Level One
  • 125 schools completed Level Two
  • 93 schools completed Level Three
  • 64 schools received recognition as Level Four Sustaining Green Schools

The schools are divided below according to school district. Private schools are listed under “Private Schools.” Click on the school names below to read each school's success story.

Also see the success stories of a few selected 2003–2008 program participants that received assistance from the program before the program levels were started.

Each school received a certificate of recognition, a “We are a King County Green School” banner — or a “Level Two,” “Level Three” or “Level Four” sticker to place on their banner — as well as a success story on the program website and mention in a press release issued by King County.

Auburn school district

Tahoma School District superintendent Mike Maryanski receives certificate of recognition from Dale Alekel
Tahoma School District superintendent Mike Maryanski receives certificate of recognition from Dale Alekel, King County Green Schools Program

Bellevue school district

Enumclaw school district

Federal Way public schools

Sherwood Forest students with their “We are a Green School” banner
Sherwood Forest students with their “We are a Green School” banner
Enatai students use paper from the paper reuse tray, which holds paper that’s only been used on one side.
Enatai students use paper from the paper reuse tray, which holds paper that’s only been used on one side.
Students serve as light monitors to turn off lights in unoccupied classrooms.
Students serve as light monitors to turn off lights in unoccupied classrooms.
Nautilus students celebrate conservation successes
Nautilus students celebrate conservation successes
Student leadership team at Gregory Heights
Student leadership team at Gregory Heights
Liberty High students take pride in a road clean-up effort near the school
Liberty High students take pride in a road clean-up effort near the school

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Kent school district

Lake Washington school district

Mercer Island school district

Northshore school district

Renton school district

Riverview school district

Shoreline school district

Springbrook’s student Green Team
Springbrook’s student Green Team
Students help educate fellow students about food scrap collection in the Wilder Elementary lunchroom
Students help educate fellow students about food scrap collection in the Wilder Elementary lunchroom
Student Green Club at Lakeridge
Student Green Club at Lakeridge
Leota Junior High students and staff kick off their food scrap collection program
Leota Junior High students and staff kick off their food scrap collection program
High school student at Two Rivers shares recycling information
High school student at Two Rivers shares recycling information
Students recycling with Waste Free lunch boxes
Students at Glacier Park recycle milk cartons and bring durable lunch boxes to school
Information table at Kings School showcasing products made from recyclable materials and the school’s “We are a Green School” banner
Information table at Kings School showcasing products made from recyclable materials and the school’s “We are a Green School” banner

Snoqualmie Valley school district

Tahoma school district

Vashon school district

Private schools

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School districts

The following school districts have earned recognition as King County Green School Districts.

Five school districts (Bellevue, Issaquah, Kent, Mercer Island and Tahoma) completed Level One Green School District criteria. To complete Level One school district criteria, at least 75 percent of a district’s schools must be recognized as Level One Green Schools.

Four school districts (Bellevue, Issaquah, Kent and Tahoma) have completed Level Two, and three school districts (Bellevue, Kent and Tahoma) have completed Level Three.

The following school districts participate in the program.

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