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    MCHS @ University of Washington
    Ida B. Wells School of Social Justice

    The Ida B. Wells School of Social Justice is located on the campus of the University of Washington. Our partnership is with the Office of Minority Affairs. This allows our students to participate in college activities that help enrich their experience on the University of Washington campus.

    Students meet each day for a gathering called “convergence,” which builds meaningful relationships that provide the foundation for the academic program.

    Social and Environmental Justice is embedded in our small college prep high school courses.

    Who Can Attend?

    In order to be eligible for referral to MCHS, students must first meet the following minimum requirements:

    1. Student has completed a minimum of 3.5 credits

    2. Student has completed one year of high school

    Referral Process

    1. Contact SPS enrollment and have your student reassigned to MCHS. NOTE: If it is determined after the referral process that your student will not be a good fit for MCHS, they will be reassigned to either their previous school or their neighborhood school.

    2. Complete Referral Form and Statement of Understanding.

      Paperwork must be mailed, submitted in person to the MCHS office located at 401 NE Northgate Way, Ste. #203, Seattle, WA 98125 or emailed to Packets will be assessed by MCHS Prospective Student Review Committee. Incomplete packets may not be considered. Your packet will be considered complete when we receive all documentation listed:

    • Completed forms

    • Transcripts

    • Prospective students who have completed the referral forms and who have met the minimum requirements will be invited to an interview. This is a required part of the referral process

         3. RSVP to attend a tour at the site of your choice. Tour times are listed below:

        4. Attend our Orientation and Interview Session at our Northgate site on Mondays from 2     p.m. - 4 p.m. Parents/Guardians are encourage to attend the Orientation portion. This session includes:

    • An orientation on our program at MCHS as well as information on all three sites.
    • Essay writing

    • A student interview with the principal.

        5. Meet with our Academic Counselor to set up your schedule, upon approval to the program.

    Please contact Kattie Jones at, or 206-252-9900 if you have any questions.

    Graduation Success Coordinator:
    Phillip Page – 206.685.3476

    3923 West Stevens Way NE Seattle 98195
    Chemistry Library Building, Room 19