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Welcome to Newcastle Elementary!

Located in Newcastle, WA, Newcastle Elementary serves approximately 475 students in Kindergarten through 5th Grade. Read more about Our School.

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ISD Central Administration Building, 5150 220th Ave. S.E., Issaquah, WA 98029

Hello, ISD Community! Today I am excited to share my progress on the first half of my First 100 Days. So far, my work has been centered on listening and learning.

Here's a video I filmed to share a bit about how I've been inspired by our students and staff as I visited our schools and service sites

The next 50 days of the plan are focused on engaging with you. As a part of this phase, I’d like to invite all students, families, community members and staff to a Community Forum from 5-6:30 p.m. on Oct. 20 at the Administration Building, 5150 220th Ave. S.E., Issaquah. I’ll share more about the format and topics soon. 

This event will be hosted in-person only. We will have interpreters available. 

By the Numbers

557

Students enrolled in the 2020-2021 school year.

At Newcastle, our students build character as caring and responsible citizens; grow as inquisitive, independent and confident learners; acquire problem solving skills and strategies with perseverance and creativity; and develop thinking skills and habits applied across content and to real life situations.

45

Classroom teachers in the 2019-2020 school year.

In the 2019-2020 school year, our teachers had an average of 9.5 years of experience.

53.3%

Of our teachers have a master's degree or higher.

To find the contact information for one of our teachers or staff, visit the directory (use the menu option at the top right to access the directory).

97%

Of our students attend regularly.

This data is from the 2019-2020 school year, the most recent year available from OSPI.

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School Highlights & Programs

Our students will be prepared for and eager to accept the academic, occupational, personal and practical challenges of life in a dynamic global environment.

Principal Tod Wood

Meet Principal Tod Wood!

Hi, Newcastle families! One of the best things about being a principal is the opportunity to make a difference for an entire building -- there is nothing else like being able to support an entire group of adults focused on helping kids! A few fun facts about me: My favorite children’s book is “The Wizard of Oz.” I enjoy Alternative and Americana music. If I could only eat one type of food for the rest of my life, it would be a really good bacon cheeseburger. On my travel bucket list: A visit to each of the 50 United States. I once wrote music and played guitar for a band called “When Worlds Collide.” (Don’t bother Googling it – we didn’t exactly hit the big-time!)

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Responsible Citizenship

Students will understand and respect their freedoms and responsibilities as members of the ISD community and global world at large. They will move forward in all aspects of their lives by applying the ethical and equitable values fostered in their education.

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Comprehensive Awareness

Students will receive extensive social-emotional support each year of their educational career. In addition, they will learn life skills to support all aspects of their growth, including collaboration, goal setting, physical health, creativity, and resilience.

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