A Green School for Every Student


Students and communities across Washington State are working to create greener, healthier school environments. Together we are building a better world — now and for future generations. Washington Green Schools provides a system of support for school communities to set and achieve sustainability goals.

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468
Participating Schools
94,766
Students in
certified schools

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1.2 million students spend their days in K-12 schools across Washington State. You can ensure they gain the skills and hands-on learning opportunities needed to be successful leaders. Our state depends upon the next generation… And Washington Green Schools is working with you to give them the tools they need to succeed.

School Updates

  • Jan 6th, 2017

    Licton Springs K-8: We just certified in Waste & Recycling!

  • Jan 1st, 2017

    Hillcrest Elementary: We just certified in Energy!

  • Nov 29th, 2016

    Mullenix Elementary: We just joined the program!

Our Six-Step Certification Process

Certified schools earn recognition, rewards, and other special opportunities.

Environmental Categories:
  • Waste and Recycling
  • Energy
  • Transportation
  • Healthy School Buildings
  • Water
  • School Grounds

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Mar

15

Seattle Waterfront + Seawall Tour

Join us for the second installment of this free Learning Series. Join us on a guided tour of the future Waterfront Seattle and learn how this multimillion-dollar civic project supports a green, sustainable future for Seattle.

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Green Team Inspiration: Lakota Middle School

“We’re making a difference here at Lakota – and now I want to make a difference for the rest of the world.” The sentiments of 7th-grader Chyanna provide a snapshot of what’s possible when these middle schoolers put their mind to something.  With a campus located less than 2 miles from the Puget Sound, The […]

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