Seattle’s Jesuit College Prep School Since 1891

Class of 2023

Welcome, new families, to the Seattle Prep community!

Greetings, new Panthers! This web page is designed just for the Class of 2023, and it will be updated throughout the coming months with helpful information.

Key dates:

June 9 - Panther Day
August 26 - Freshman Parent Night
August 26 - Fall Sports Begin
August 29 - Freshman Orientation
August 30 - First Day of Classes
November 27-December 1 - Thanksgiving Break (no classes)
December 23-January 5 - Christmas Break (no classes)
February 17-18 - Presidents' Day Break (no classes)
April 13-17 - Easter Break (no classes)
June 12 - Last Day of School

To see the online school calendar for the entire school year, please visit the calendar page on our website.



IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR THE CLASS OF 2023

Welcome to Seattle Prep! Now that you are a Prep Panther, there are a few details for you and your parents to complete for a smooth start to your high school career. Please see below for information about an important upcoming event for parents and students.

If you have any questions about the information here or about your freshman year in general, please feel free to email Ann Alokolaro or call 206-577-2146.

Congratulations on your acceptance to the Class of 2023!



Important Info & Dates

Summer Reading

The English Department and McKay Library are excited to announce a new summer reading program! With a mantra of "read more" and "read widely" Prep is focused on the following summer reading goals:

  • Foster a love of reading
  • Build a community of readers
  • Expose students to new books and genres
  • Provide students with some choice
  • Accountability without high-stakes assessment


Click here to read grade-level requirements.

TEXTBOOKS & SCHEDULES

Click here to view the textbook list. Students and parents will receive an email when schedules are available in mid-August. Once they know their class schedules, students can click on the course titles in the table of contents on the textbook list to view the materials needed for each of their classes. We recommend students wait to purchase textbooks until class schedules are available in mid-August for those classes which students are not certain they will be enrolled in.

Fall Sports

Athletic Information
Fall sports try-outs/practice will begin on Monday, August 26th for all fall athletic programs. If you intend to participate, please ensure you have submitted your physical and emergency form. Also, keep an eye on the athletics website for updated information.

FRESHMAN PARENT NIGHT

Freshman Parent Night will take place on Monday, August 26th (7-9PM). Our Parent Association will be greeting parents with smiles, coffee, water, and finger foods from 6:30PM-6:55PM in the Paccar Commons. Programming will start promptly at 7PM in the Fr. Thomas F. Healy S,J. Chapel and Theater, The event will be an opportunity for administrators to communicate Prep's Ignatian philosophy and how it relates to academics and student life. This event is for parents only.

FRESHMAN ORIENTATION

Freshman Orientation is on Thursday, August 29th. All freshmen should meet in the Fr, Thomas F Healy S.J. Chapel and Theater by 7:45AM. Programming runs for a full school day (7:45AM-2:40PM). Freshmen will receive their Microsoft Surface on this day. We will provide more detailed information about the event in August.

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL

The first day of classes for all students will be Friday, August 30, 2019. We will follow an "All Periods Meet" schedule, with Period 1 starting at 7:45AM and finishing a 2:40PM.

Shuttle Service (Morning)

This year Seattle Prep is again offering four morning bus routes (north, south, east & west) with eleven bus stops beginning the first full day of classes.

The routes will accept registrations until they reach their capacity. The morning shuttle is a safe and convenient way to get to school every morning. Check the schedule on the attached sample agreement to see if there’s a stop near you! An updated 2019-20 Transportation Agreement will be available July 2019. Email Sue Dmitriev or call 206-577-2138 if you have any questions.

Click here for a sample Transportation Agreement.

Athletic Bags

Athletic bags orders are closed until the fall. If you have any questions, please email Janet O’Neil or call at 206-577-2211.

Required Forms

Emergency Form

It is required that every student have a emergency form completed on their behalf. Click Here.

Deadline: August 1, 2019

Athletics Physical Form

For freshman students interested in participating in sports, in addition to the emergency form above, the athletic eligibility process includes the need for a physical evaluation to take place every two years. Incoming freshmen athletes will need to receive a physical this summer and again during the summer before their junior year. Click Here.

Please submit physical form to our Athletics Assistant via e-mail (athleticforms@seaprep.org) or send to:

Seattle Preparatory School
Attn: Athletics Assistant
2400 11th Ave. East
Seattle, WA 98102

Deadline: August 1, 2019

Immunization Form

Under state law, all new students are required to submit confirmation that all immunizations are current. Washington State Law prohibits the attendance of students who lack a valid immunization record on file at the school.You must print, complete and sign this form and return it no later than August 1st to Seattle Prep/ Immunization Form– 2400 11th Ave East, Seattle, WA 98102.Copies of other immunization forms from your doctor will not fulfill the requirement unless they are identical to the form on our site and signed by a parent/guardian. Details about the specific requirements can be found on the Washington State Department of Health website. To print the form, click here.

Deadline: August 1, 2019