District News 

Change to this year's school calendar: All students released early Friday, June 13
April 15, 2014All schools in the Renton School District will release students early on Friday, June 13 to accommodate transportation for high school graduations.

All 11th-graders to take free SAT at their high school on Wednesday, April 16
Nearly 95% of eligible students sign up for SAT test
April 3, 2014—All Renton School District 11th-graders will take the SAT college-entrance exam free of charge on Wednesday, April 16 at their high school. For weeks students have been signing up for the free SAT at their schools.

Renton Chamber of Commerce celebrates Excellence in Education
April 2, 2014—Renton businesses recognize teachers at annual Ahead of the Class awards.

Lindbergh High Robotics Team is District Regional Champions
April 1, 2014—Lindbergh High School’s Robotics Team is District Regional Champions. The team won the honor at last weekend’s Central Washington District competition. This is the school’s first ever FIRST District Regional Championship.

Renton School Board recognizes 2014 Outstanding Employees
March 26, 2014—Renton School Board members have recognized the 2014 Outstanding Employees. The teachers and support staff demonstrate an extraordinary level of job performance, support of students, professionalism and dedication.

Hazen High senior Emma Tuschhoff is a National Merit Finalist
Emma is one of only 15,000 U.S. high school students nationwide to receive the recognition
March 26, 2014—Hazen High senior Emma Tuschhoff has been named a National Merit Finalist based on her academic accomplishments, leadership abilities and exceptional performance on the PSAT.

Walker Renton Subaru donates $24,000 to Friends of Renton Schools foundation
Friends Funds were collected as part of Subaru of America's annual Share the Love event 
March 18, 2014—Walker’s Renton Subaru and Subaru of America today donated $24,041 to the Friends of Renton Schools foundation to provide funding for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs for students throughout the district.

Lindbergh High senior Thanh Dinh finalist for coveted Gates Millennium Scholarship
Dinh could be one of only 1,000 high school and college students worldwide to receive the award
March 17, 2014—Lindbergh High senior Thanh Dinh has been named a finalist in the 2014 Gates Millennium Scholar program. She is one of few selected from over 21,000 applicants.

Renton teachers prepare for transition to Common Core State Standards
Parents can help their students be ready for the transition
March 7, 2014—Teachers in the Renton School District have been preparing for the state’s transition to Common Core State Standards, a U.S. education initiative that seeks to bring varied state curricula into alignment with each other

Renton High School to become International Baccalaureate school in the fall
March 4, 2014—Renton High School has received authorization to become an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. The go-ahead came this week after a nearly year-long evaluation process from the Associations of IB World Schools, the international organization that bestows and monitors IB status on high schools.

High school students use models and clay to learn about the human body
February 27, 2014—Hands-on learning is a big part of the school day. But in high schools throughout the district, "hands-on" is taking on a whole new meaning: Students are learning to build the human body from the inside out.

Good News

Renton School District celebrates great work by students, teachers, staff and community members at every School Board meeting.

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2013-14 School Calendar (revised 4/16/14) 13-14 Calendario (Spanish)
Initial 14-15 School Calendar  Map of Renton School District

Find Your School and Bus Route

Renton School District is Hiring!

Renton School District is hiring non-teaching positions that routinely open up during the school year. These are full-time positions or part-time substitute positions, with hours that are set or flexible and do not require a teaching degree. Pay can range from $11 to $17.36 per/hour. Current job openings include: School Bus Driver, Custodian, Food Service/Substitute Cook, Office Assistant, and more. Find your new job and apply online now at https://jobs.rentonschools.us/

Looking for tips on how to teach your child at home?

The videos below are of Renton School Disrict teachers doing great work in elementary classrooms. Click the videos to learn how you, too, can help your child learn at a high level.

Inclement Weather/Emergency Bulletin 2013-14

A guide for families and staff when inclement weather causes a delayed start or school closure.
Snow Delay Limited Transportation Bus Stops 


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