To empower Sealth learners to be of value to themselves and to others today and tomorrow.
Chief Sealth High School has been recognized as one of the few Seattle Public Schools that remains a "community" school. Most of the students live close to the school, many of the alumni live near the school, and many of the students are children of Sealth alumni. It is an exceptional place that has, throughout its history, celebrated innovation and individuality. This section of the website explores Chief Sealth’s past, its current revitalization and its future as one of Seattle’s premier high schools.
With funding provided by the Seattle Public Schools BEX III “Building Excellence” program, Chief Sealth is getting a complete renovation, revitalizing the school’s appearance and performance inside and out. Click here to view more about Sealth’s revitalization.
Chief Sealth continues to grow its reputation as one of Seattle’s premier high schools, from its recent designation as an international school and its challenging academics offerings to its growing arts and music program and the re-growth of its athletic successes. Click here to view more about Sealth’s future.
Friends of Sealth is a non-profit corporation supporting Chief Sealth International High School’s Academics, Arts, Activities, Athletics and Alumni.
Since 1947, Bassetti Architects has been the architect for many well-loved and long-lived Seattle buildings. Its founder, architect Fred Bassetti has helped shape the region’s look and civic conscience over a long career including creating Action: Better City in the late 1960s, which called attention to Pioneer Square, Gas Works Park and other overlooked city assets.
Bassetti Architects continues this legacy of working with public and non-profit agencies to provide meaningful, enduring and delightful design solutions that are responsive to site, environment and context. Bassetti Architects was chosen as the lead architect for the Chief Sealth International High School modernization/Denny International Middle School project. To learn more about Bassetti Architects visit their website: www.bassettiarch.com
DKA has always put great emphasis on designing, building and strengthening our community by working on public and non-profit community projects, including schools. Founded in 1985, DKA is dedicated to doing projects for communities in need. DKA is also dedicated to community outreach and engagement, involving our neighbors in the design and building process.
Chosen as the Project Manager for the BEX III Levy program, DKA oversees the successful construction of all seven schools within BEX III, including the Chief Sealth International High School modernization project. To learn more about DKA please visit their website at: www.dkarch.com
Well into its third generation of family ownership, Absher Construction Company is one of the northwest’s largest, oldest and most diverse construction organizations. Absher’s construction and construction management work spans many sectors including schools, federal courthouses, transportation hubs and more. Striving to provide optimum value for each construction dollar, Absher provides clients with the finest in construction services—emphasizing teamwork, effective communication and success for all project stakeholders.
Absher was chosen as the general contractor for Project 2 which includes the modernization of Chief Sealth International High School, the building of the new Galleria/Commons and new Denny International Middle School. To learn more about the Absher Construction Company visit their website at: www.abshernw.com