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    Middle College High School (MCHS) offers Seattle Public School students a tuition-free, college education as part of a four-year high school program. We provide students with the supports they need to accelerate their learning and/or catch up on earning credits. We are a diverse community with a mission to empower resilient and promising learners to reach their highest potential.

    Middle College High School enrolls students throughout the school year as an Options High School with Continuous Enrollment. This means high school students enrolled in Seattle Public Schools can transfer to South Lake at any time during the school year.

    We offer two educational programs:

    Seattle Early College (SEC)

    John Marshall program

    Seattle Early College Program

    Our University of Washington and Seattle University sites each enroll 20 students at the beginning of the academic school year. These 9th graders will spend their 9th and 10th grade years earning high school credits on a college campus (either at UW’s campus or Seattle University’s campus). In their 11th and 12th grade years, students will enroll in the Running Start program through one of three Seattle Colleges where they begin earning both high school and college credits. MCHS Staff will be on Seattle College campuses to support students while they take their Running Start classes. Students who work diligently in the Running Start program may graduate high school with an Associate's Degree.

    John Marshall Program

    This program is specifically designed for 10-12th graders who are looking for a small, supportive learning environment. Typically, our students benefit from small class sizes of under 20 and more support from teachers. Our classes are a blend of group learning, as well as online learning, but students are expected to follow a regular school schedule and participate in group learning coursework and seminar classes.

    MCHS @ Marshall is a school program focused on college focused pathways to high school completion for 10-12 grade students for whom the traditional large school environment is not working, but the goal is all students will attend Running Start classes in 11th or 12th grades. MCHS Staff will be on Seattle College campuses to support students while they take their Running Start classes. The goal of Middle College is to be college and career ready and provide access to college level classes with support. 



    Principal Elizabeth McFarland

    John Marshall:

    Office: 206-252-9900
    Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    520 NE Ravenna Blvd
    Seattle, WA 98115

    Elizabeth McFarland

    Administrative Secretary
    Kattie Jones


    Jennifer de La Montana

    Seattle University

    Office phone: 206-720-3078
    Fax: 206-720-3075

    901 12th Ave
    Loyola Hall Rm. 104
    Seattle WA 98122

    Attendance/Graduation Success Coordinator
    Soladoye Oyelowo

    University of Washington

    Office: 206-685-3476
    Fax: 206-616-3663

    3923 W Stevens Way NE
    Chemistry Library Building, Rm. 19
    Seattle, WA 98195

    Attendance/Graduation Success Coordinator
    Phillip Page