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    Thornton Creek Elementary School

    Welcome to Thornton Creek Elementary School!

    We are a PreK-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.

    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 and watch our virtual School Tours Powerpoint.

    Contact Us

    7712 40th Avenue NE
    Seattle, WA 98115

    Main office: 206-252-5300
    Fax: 206-252-5301

    Principal: Alexandra Benfield

    Administrative Secretary
    Elona Thompson

    Office Assistant
    Shannon Westerman


    Call or email:

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