• Auburn Options LogoAuburn Options for Learning

    The ASD provides a variety of educational options to meet the needs of our diverse students and their families. We are here to help our community find the program that prepares each student for success beyond graduation.


    Auburn K-12 Schools

    Traditional Kindergarten through 12th grade, in-person schools that offer rigorous core instruction in math, language arts, science, social studies and the arts.  We also offer robust Career and Technical programs at middle and high school to prepare students for careers in the trades.

    Find your neighborhood school.


    Auburn Online School

    Our newest school serves grades 1-12 exclusively online with a blend of traditional direct instruction and facilitated asynchronous learning.

    Visit the Auburn Online website.


    West Auburn High School Choices

    Day Program-Students take four classes in-person per quarter and can earn additional credits with online programs.

    Auburn Hybrid Academy-five half days per week of in-person instruction on either an AM or PM schedule for students in grades 9-12. The other half of the school day is online.

    Graduation Alliance-fully online, self-paced program.

    Auburn Opportunity Project-Full day in-person program for ages 16-21 who are significantly behind on high school credits.

    Open Doors-offered by Green River college for students more than 1 year behind in high school. (students must meet other requirements)

    Virginia Cross Native Education Center-A program primarily for Muckleshoot students who have dropped out for students ages 14-21 in grades 9-12.

    Visit for more information about any West Auburn program.


    Preschool Options

    Early Childhood Education Assistance Program (ECEAP)—Free comprehensive preschool and family service program supported by the state of Washington. Eligible children are: aged 3-4 years by August 31, in Foster Care/Kinship Care, adopted out of Foster Care, from families receiving TANF or SSI for disability, from families experiencing homelessness , children with disabilities or IEPs, or families living on limited incomes.

    Early Childhood Education/Peer Model (ECE)-- This program is an engaging preschool option designed to allow tuition-paying students from the Auburn community opportunities to play and learn alongside their peers with developmental delays. Each class is taught by a special education teacher, and consists of rich, developmentally appropriate instruction in all areas of development (academics, social skills, self-help, communication, and fine/gross motor). Instruction is carefully designed to prepare all students for school success.              

    Visit for more information about preschool in the Auburn School District.


    Student Special Services

    The ASD supports students with special needs with exceptional special education teachers, speech/language pathologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists and psychologists.

    For more information about serving and identifying students with special needs, visit Student Special Services.


    English Language Learners

    Students in the ASD speak more than 80 languages. Our talented English Language Learner department supports students learning English at all levels.

    For more information about learning English in ASD, visit ELL.