Kent School District June 2021
Congratulations Class of 2021 Graduates & Families!
"I want to again congratulate our KSD Class of 2021," Superintendent Dr. Calvin J. Watts said. "I enjoyed seeing you celebrate last week at your individual ceremonies, and I look forward to what our future holds because of you!"
Be In The Know
Welcome to Team KSD!
Please join us in congratulating and welcoming nine new school leaders in our district!
Thank You Team KSD Retirees!
Please join us in celebrating our retirees for their many years of dedication and unwavering commitment to education.
Helping Black Students Succeed
Kent-Meridian and Kentridge high schools were highlighted in a recent study for improving outcomes for Black students.
Schools Celebrate Anniversary Years
Nine of our schools celebrated anniversaries this year. Thank you to our staff, families, and communities who have supported our students!
Have A Great Summer!
End of Year Message from Superintendent Dr. Calvin J. Watts
We can't wait to see you on the first day of school, Thursday, August 26! Please continue to check our website and keep your contact information updated in Skyward Family Access so we can communicate important updates and information with you.
Free Summer Meals Available
This summer, free meal boxes with 10 meals (5 breakfasts and 5 lunches) will be available on Mondays from July 12 through August 16. Learn more and find a site near you on our website.
Keeping Your Laptop This Summer?
Free Summer Reading Program
The King County Library System's summer reading program is a fun way to improve your student's reading skills over the summer.
Highly Capable Summer Testing Available
The Highly Capable (HiCap) Referral Form and Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) are available this summer for students who may have previously missed this opportunity.
Washington State Auditor: No Findings From 2019-20 KSD Financial Audit
Independent, objective audit results point to strong fiscal health for KSD.

OSPI Approves KSD's Academic and Student Well-being Recovery Plan
Thank you to everyone who shared their thoughts on our Academic and Student Well-being Recovery Plan in May. KSD is now eligible to receive Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) III funds.

Free Summer Youth ORCA Passes Available
King County Metro is offering free transit passes to eligible students in grades 8-12.

Share Your Thoughts: School Resource Officers
Participate in the open ThoughtExchange by 8:00 p.m. on June 25 to share questions or concerns regarding the draft 2021-2022 School Resource Officer Memorandum of Agreement.

New Online Enrollment Platform & Kindergarten Registration
Our new online enrollment application is ready! Do you know someone with a student who will be 5-years-old by August 31 or who is moving to the area? They can easily enroll online on our website.
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