The Shoreline School District 412
is the school district
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in an established residential community north of Seattle
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and includes the cities of Shoreline
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and Lake Forest Park
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in the U.S. state
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of Washington. Families new to the Puget Sound
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region settle in the area reportedly due to the quality of its schools.
The 65,000-member communities are predominantly middle-class with a high percentage of college graduates and professional people. The district's student population is 6.8% African-American, 17.6% Asian
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, 1.3% Native American, 5.4% Hispanic
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, and 68.9% Caucasian
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Parental involvement is high with the Parent Teacher Association one of the most active in the state. The district encourages parent participation at all levels.
Shoreline has had strong support with bonds from the community. Voters strongly supported it in 1984, 1988, 1994, and every year for the past three. Additionally, a new bond was passed in 2006 that awards millions of dollars for a Laptop-technology integration program at the high, middle and elementary school level (for Echo Lake grades 4, 5, and 6). High school students were given an Apple MacBook for an insurance of $70. All other students were given an Apple iBook G4 for $60 Insurance.
The Shoreline School District began this program on a test basis at Echo Lake elementary and decided to continue it in the middle and high schools.
some Shoreline School District computers have been subject to a web filtering software called Safe Eyes. This program has caused some problems on many of the computers and made for annoyances with seemingly random unnecessary filtering. There have also been many problems with the application blocking software which will at some times block applications like Safari and Textedit.
All Shoreline elementary schools serve grades kindergarten
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| School || Enrollment (approx.) || Mascot
| Echo Lake
| Highland Terrace
| Lake Forest Park
| Meridian Park
| Room Nine K-8
Closed Elementary Schools
North City Elementary School and Sunset Elementary School, each of which enrolled approximately 375 students, were closed at the end of the 2006-2007 school year.
- Einstein is located in northwestern Shoreline and enrolls approximately 825 students in grades 7-8. Most of its alumni go to Shorewood High School. Its mascots are Albert Einstein
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and the tiger
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- Kellogg is located in Shoreline and enrolls approximately 730 students in grades 7-8. Most of its alumni go to Shorecrest High School. Its mascot is Dwight the Knight
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- Room Nine Journey Program (grades 6-8)
- Room Nine is located in one wing of the Meridian Park Elementary school building. The middle school at Room Nine is home to the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) program. Room Nine's mascot is the wolf.
Closed High School
- Shorecrest High School
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- Shorewood High School
The first high school in Shoreline was Shoreline High. The school was opened in 1955 and closed in 1986. The school property is still used as the central office for the entire district and is host to Shoreline Stadium.
School Mascot- Spartan's
Stadium- Spartan Stadium
Colors: Blue and Gold
- The combined Shorecrest-Shorewood Hockey Team was called the Spartans in order to have a school mutual mascot. The combined team won the Washington state high school hockey championship in 2004.