Teacher Appreciation

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! We want to recognize and honor all our outstanding teachers who are the heart and soul of education. Thank you, teachers, for working hard each and every day to elevate our students to become successful in school and beyond. We celebrate you today and every day!

One of just 50 schools across the country with this distinction

Redmond, Wash. – Ella Baker Elementary in Redmond has been recognized as a National School of Character. This is the first time a school from Washington state has been recognized with this award. The recognition comes from, an organization dedicated to empowering people of all ages to practice and model core values.



    Immunization, Physical Examination, and Vision/Auditory Screening of Students

    File: JHCA/JHCB

    The district requires all students to present evidence of having been immunized in accordance with state law. The district will exclude students of immunization. Should a parent/guardian wish to exercise a medical, personal, or religious exception, appropriate documentation must be provided to the district as referenced in JHCA/JHCB-R.

    Physical Examinations
    The District encourages families to access medical care for the prevention and treatment of illnesses which can prevent students from fully accessing educational opportunities.

    1. Parents of preschool children shall be encouraged to arrange for medical and dental examinations of their child prior to kindergarten entrance.

    Prior to entry in the sixth grade, ninth grade, or as a student new to the school district, it is recommended that all students arrange for a physical evaluation.

    Vision and Hearing Screening
    The district shall conduct vision and hearing screening for students in K-5 and 7 in accordance with state law.



    RCW 28A.31.030 through 28A.31.142
    WAC 180-38, generally
    WAC 246-760
    WAC 248-100-163
    WAC 392-182, generally

    Interscholastic Athletics (IGDJ)
    School Admissions (JEC)
    Student Suspensions/Expulsions (JGD-R)
    Immunization, Physical Examinations, and Vision/Auditory Screening of Students (regulation)(JHCA-R/JHCB-R)
    Administering Medicines to Students (JHCD-R)

    A group of students sing at an assembly