Proud of our schools...working to improve the future of our families and our neighborhood
Our local schools:
Of course we cheer on our students who attend other schools, including Rainier Beach, Garfield, Franklin and Cleveland High!
There are also other programs offering educational opportunities:
Community Technology Learning Centers: Learn job skills, languages, how to use computers, the Internet, find valuable health and community resources...and much more at a community technology center in our neighborhood.
Columbians are justly proud of the unique partnership between the neighborhood and its nearby elementary schools. In partnership with Seattle Public Schools, Powerful Schools provides valuable and creative programming in nearby schools. Powerful Schools is a coalition of community organizations, schools and parents which helps by enhancing curriculum, improving student performance and providing programming and a structure which has become an internationally recognized model community school program.
Residents, under the banner of the former Columbia City Revitalization Committee led the redevelopment of the Columbia School's west playground. Local artist Mary Coss created the whale entry and the light fixtures. Now the school is serving as temporary home for the South Lake School and it's future is uncertain...except that there is pressure for development as well as interest by neighbors in retaining the property in service to the community.
Updated on 03/16/08
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