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King County Green Schools Program

Our Green Schools Program helps school staff, district staff, and students understand sustainability. We provide tools and guidance for living more sustainably at school, at home, and in the community.

Learn more about the program

Green Schools Program overview

New to Green Schools? See an overview of what the Green Schools Program offers including our vision, program benefits, and structure.

Eligibility and sign up

Join the 14 school districts and over 350 schools that have taken part in our program since 2002. K-12 school districts and public, parochial, and private schools in King County, outside the City of Seattle, are eligible to sign up.

Program levels

Our program is structured into 3 main program levels plus other topics. We provide a best practices guide for each level and topic.

Student Green Teams

Get inspired with resources to support environmental action. See past projects from student teams. Student teams can be any size or can be part of an existing club or class.

Success stories

Read about the Green Schools’ accomplishments of school districts, schools, and student teams.