Welcome to Thornton Creek Elementary School! We are a K-5 option school in the Seattle Public School system, located in the View Ridge/Wedgwood neighborhood in northeast Seattle. At Thornton Creek, our learning environment engages students in academically rigorous exploration and discovery through expeditionary learning. 
Read more about our school's mission, philosophy, history, and governance.

Daily schedule

Start Time: 7:50 a.m.
End Time: 2:05 p.m.
Get the detailed daily schedule.

Frequently asked questions

How do you know if Thornton Creek is right for your child and your family? These frequently asked questions and answers may help you decide.

School tours

Wondering when you can come tour our school? Check the tour schedule.

Contact us

7712 40th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98115

Main office:



For a complete list of contacts, visit our staff page.

Principal: John Miner

Directions & map

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