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Continuous School Improvement Plan and School Profile

Nathan Hale CSIP

In Seattle Public Schools, we understand that a shared vision of practice is essential to fostering the learning communities that each of our students and adults needs to thrive.

This shared vision enables educators to work in concert to build their practice with a focus on student learning and principles of targeted universalism – a strategic framework where targeted and differentiated efforts are required to meet the needs of specific student populations, so every student meets the universal goal.

Each school annually publishes a Continuous School Improvement Plan (or CSIP) to outline the goals for our school, our students, and our parents and families. The CSIP provides a clear summary of the steps we will take collaboratively to improve our educational practices in order to support the academic and social-emotional needs of our students.

Nathan Hale School Profile

Attendance Area School Attendance Area

School Leadership and Board District

Building History and Information Building History

Community Partners at Nathan Hale Community resources and programs at Nathan Hale High School


CSIP and School Report

Discipline Dashboard

As part of Seattle Excellence, Seattle Public Schools’ Strategic Plan, the district is committed to interrupting disproportionate practices in discipline. To support this work and to increase transparency and accountability, the district has created and published public facing discipline dashboards for each school which became available on November 1, 2021.

Discipline dashboard data reflects the current school year and will be updated quarterly throughout the school year. For questions or concerns, please reach out to the school leader for a specific school.

Academic Year: Current academic school year.
Accessible/Default: Click here to switch to an accessible version of the dashboard.
Actions by Month: Count of disciplinary actions by month and exclusion type.
Actions: Count of disciplinary actions for an exclusion type.
Attribute: Student Attribute (gender, race/ethnicity, special education served, 504 plan)
Days: Count of exclusion days for an exclusion type.
Days of Exclusion: Count of exclusion days.
Discipline Rate: Count of students with at least one disciplinary incident divided by count of all enrolled students.
E. Expulsions: Count of emergency expulsions for a student attribute.
Enrolled: Count of enrolled students.
Exclusion Actions: Count of exclusionary actions for a student attribute.
Exclusion Days: Count of exclusion days for a student attribute.
Exclusion Type: Short-term suspension (SS), Long-term suspension (LS), Emergency expulsion (EE), In-school suspension (IS), Expulsion (EX), and Interim alternative education setting (IA).
Exclusionary Actions: Count of exclusionary actions.
Expulsions: Count of expulsions for a student attribute.
FERPA Compliance: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act Compliance. *
Incidents by Day of Week: Count of disciplinary actions by day of week.
Incidents by Grade: Count of disciplinary actions by grade.
Incidents by Hour: Count of disciplinary actions by hour.
Incidents by Exclusion Type: Count of disciplinary incidents for an exclusion type.
Incidents by Student Attribute or Support Service: Count of disciplinary incidents. Incidents are counted as many times as there are students involved.
Incidents per 100 Students: Count of disciplinary incidents divided by enrolled students and then multiplied by 100. Incidents are counted as many times as there are students involved.
Rate: Discipline rate for an exclusion type.
School Name: School name.
Students: Count of students with at least one disciplinary incident.
Suspensions: Count of suspensions for a student attribute.
Weapons: Count of disciplinary incidents in which a weapon was involved.

* Please note: When a group has fewer than 10 enrolled students, all values for at least the two smallest groups are suppressed.

Nathan Hale Levy Projects

BEX III

Levy Approved : 2007

Seattle voters approved a $490 million capital bond, Building Excellence III, in February 2007. The bond helped pay for projects in three categories: building projects, infrastructure and technology improvements.

Project Description

As part of the BEX II project, a new Performing Arts Center was completed at Nathan Hale HIgh School. Totally approximately 17,000 square feet, this new auditorium provides space for the performing arts, assemblies and lectures.

Also included as part of the BEX II project work was the improvement of the water and storm utilities to the campus, installation of new curbs, gutter and sidewalk along 30th Avenue NE, 110th Street and 35th Avenue NE, and a new sidewalk to the Jane Adams campus.

Project Highlights

  • New facilities for KNHC C89.5 FM radio station, studios, and radio/TV classroom
  • New 14,000 of addition housing the library, visual arts classrooms, a weight room and a new east facing lobby connecting the school building and the athletic fields.
  • Renovation of approximately 75% of the existing school with major improvements focused on the academic core
  • Exciting new sustainable features
  • Two added classrooms and one additional science lab
  • Creation of multiple small group learning areas within academic core to support the educational program
  • Expanded student commons with a brand new kitchen and servery
  • A new forum located at the heart of the academic core to support team-teaching opportunities and visual projection
  • Administration and student services will be remodeled and consolidated
  • Enhanced daylighting from skylights and enlarged exterior windows
  • New landscaping and site improvements with improved pedestrian safety and access
  • Storm water detention for all new building areas
  • New synthetic turf field
  • Code compliant seismic upgrades throughout
  • All new mechanical and electrical systems throughout
  • Demolition of the existing chimney stack

Project Sustainability Features

  • Re-use of existing building shell and roof
  • 50% to 75% waste reduction during demolition
  • 20% to 30% reduction in potable water use
  • Fan-assisted natural ventilation system in the academic core with night purge cycle for pre-cooling in the summer months
  • 100% of teaching spaces have access to natural light and views
  • Low VOC finishes and non ozone-depleting substances will be specified
  • Native planting restoration for 400 feet of the south branch of Thornton Creek
  • Net decrease of 10,000 square feet of impervious surface
  • Adding insulation and new energy-efficient exterior glazing
  • User-operated exterior windows, ceiling fans and mechanical controls for individualized thermal comfort
  • New mechanical controls system
  • New lighting controls system with daylight and occupancy sensors
  • New ground source well system to heat and cool the new library, art rooms and radio station
  • Green roof

BEX II

Levy Approved : 2001

The $398 million Building Excellence II (BEX II) was approved by Seattle voters in 2001 to replace the expiring BEX I Capital Levy. It paid for renovation or new construction of schools throughout the district.

Project Description

An auditorium space for assembly/lecture hall was constructed. Total area approximately 17,000 gross square feet.

  • Building Size: 234,966 gross square feet
  • Capacity: 1,261 students (grades 9-12)
  • Site Size: 18 acresTotal
  • Cost: $10.1 million
  • Completion Date: September 2005
  • Architect: Mahlum Architects
  • Contractor: Sellen Construction Company
  • Award: American Institute of Architects

About BEX

The Building Excellence (BEX) Capital Levy funds projects such as those that modernize or replace aging buildings, fund technology for student learning, address earthquake and safety issues and major preventive maintenance needs throughout the district.

BTA II

In 2004, Seattle voters approved the BTA II capital Levy. The Levy funded nearly 700 facility improvement projects and technology upgrades at every school in the district. 

  • 2006 : Re-roofing

BTA I

The $150 million Buildings, Technology and Academics/Athletics (BTA I) capital Levy was approved by voters in February 1998. BTA I funded more than 465 small and large facility projects at every school in the city. The projects included safety and security upgrades, roof and window replacements and technology and athletic field upgrades.

  • 2004 : Hazardous Materials
  • 2003 : Roof, Arts & Sciences
  • 2001 : WAN Phase I and BEX 2 project
  • 2000 : Athletic Fields Upgrades
  • 2000 : Wide Area Network
  • 1999 : Replace Gym Athletic Scoreboards

About BTA

The Buildings, Technology and Academics (BTA) Capital Levy supports the district’s long-range plans to upgrade and renovate aging school facilities and address enrollment growth.

The BTA IV Capital Levy was approved by voters in 2016. Seattle Public Schools will receive these Levy funds from 2017 through 2022.