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Washington's Innovative Schools: Apply Now!


Innovative Schools

OSPI is now accepting applications for Washington’s Innovative Schools designation. The application deadline is February 2, 2015.

Schools that meet the following criteria should apply:

  • Bold, creative and innovative educational ideas.
  • High standards and engagement for students, staff, families and the community.
  • High level of educational experimentation and experiential learning.
  • Use of practices proven to improve student success.
  • Evidence of increase in student success and closing achievement and opportunity gaps.
  • Use of multiple approaches to address different learning styles.

Schools that receive the designation are featured on OSPI’s Innovative Schools webpage, receive a banner and award to display in their school, and are recognized in a press release and at an annual event.

More information about the designation and links to the application form are available on OSPI’s Innovative Schools webpage.