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Interagency High School

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About Interagency Academy

Interagency Academy is a small, alternative high school, with campuses spread out across Seattle, designed to engage students who need different supports than comprehensive schools offer.

Enrollment is easy and on-going. We enroll new students each week. We offer diploma and GED programs.

A crowd of students at a graduation
Interagency students at graduation!

Interagency Academy is network of small, alternative high schools spread out across Seattle designed to support students who need different supports than comprehensive schools offer. We partner with community-based organizations and agencies to provide unique learning environments with targeted interventions. We are committed to working with every student, regardless of his or her past, and we believe that every student can grow and succeed if given the right support and encouragement. 

Our Mission

Interagency Academy assesses each student’s unique qualities; challenges him or her to achieve educational, career, and social goals through personalized learning plans and collaboration with families and agency partners; and inspires each to become self-sufficient and a good citizen of the community.

Our Core Beliefs and Values

  1. We believe in the value of being present.
  2. We believe in the value of knowing every student well academically, socially and emotionally.
  3. We believe that everyone matters and should be treated with kindness.
  4. We believe that we can create an environment that is physically, emotionally, culturally and spiritually safe for everyone.
  5. We believe in meeting every student where they are and supporting them as they grow.
  6. We believe in celebrating success.
  7. We believe in the value of team.
  8. We believe joy should be experienced every day. 

Campus Locations

Interagency Academy is a small, alternative high school, with campuses spread out across Seattle, designed to engage students who need different supports than comprehensive schools offer.

Enrollment is easy and on-going. We enroll new students each week. We offer diploma and GED programs.

Find out more about our different campuses.

Enrollment and Orientation

5/6/2022 UPDATE: Due to capacity, we are no longer placing students at our YEP, Opportunity Skyway, Southwest and Online campuses.  We are sorry for this limitation and know it might cause some to hold off on joining our school this year. 

Our last in person orientation this year starts on May 12th.

Interagency Orientation Schedule:

  • Orientation begins each Thursday at 9:00 am.
  • A new 4-day orientation session starts each week. 
  • Students attend half days as follows: Thursday through Tuesday from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Plan to arrive on time and stay for the entire session. You will start earning credit right away!
  • Please call Ms. Sheri if you are going to be absent 206-702-4918
  • Interagency Academy Referral Form

Please reach out to us if you have questions about our school community. Contact:

Melissa Jackson at 206-702-4914, mcjackson@seattleschools.org

If you have questions about Orientation, please contact:

Sheri Heyward at 206-702-4918, sljackson@seattleschools.org

Enroll at Interagency today and start earning credit right away!