Eastside School District LGBTQ Policies

This page provides policies, procedures and guidance documents (with links to the source document) that pertain to LGBTQ students for the following Seattle Eastside school districts:

  • Bellevue
  • Issaquah 
  • Lake Washington
  • Mercer Island
  • Northshore

We strive to keep this information accurate and up to date, but it is subject to change. We encourage you to perform due diligence and contact the districts if you have any additional questions or concerns.

If your school district is not on this list and you want to it be, please contact us.

Bellevue School District

The Bellevue School District refers to policy 3210 and procedures 3210P and 3210.P.

Policy 3210. Non-discrimination and Nonconforming Students

Procedure 3210P Nondiscrimination Discrimination Complaint Process

Procedure 3210.1P Nondiscrimination: Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Students

Issaquah School District

The Issaquah School District refers to policy 3210 and procedure 3210P, which protect LGBTQ students.

Policy 3210. Non-discrimination

Procedure 3210P. Non-discrimination

In addition, the district policies include the 3000 series, which are more general discrimination policies and procedures that could also apply to LGBTQ students.

Procedure No 3207. Prohibition Against Harassment, Intimidation & Bullying 

Procedure No 3207F. Prohibition Against Harassment, Intimidation & Bullying Incident Reporting Form

Procedure No 3207P.Prohibition Against Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying 

Policy Number 3205 Students. Civility

Lake Washington District

The Lake Washington School District refers to the policies and procedures known as Files: AC, AC-R, ACA, JB, JFD, and JFD-Rt to protect LGBTQ students.

Nondiscrimination Policy (File: AC) 

Nondiscrimination Procedure (File AC-R) 

 Human Dignity Policy (File: ACA)

 Equal Educational Opportunities Policy (File: JB)

Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying of Students Policy (File: JFD)

Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying of Students Policy (File: JFD-R)

In addition to policies and procedures, the Lake Washington District develops and issues guidance documents—aligned with policy and on a number of topics—to school administrators. Refer to this guidance document on supporting transgender students.

Mercer Island District

The Mercer Island School District refers to policies 3207 A, 3210 BP, and 3211 P, as well as the district’s nondiscrimination statement.

Policy 3207 A. Prohibition of Harassment, Hazing, Intimidation, and Bullying

Board Policy 3210 BP Nondiscrimination

Administrative Policy 3211 P Transgender Student Procedure

The district also cross references Policy 3211 P in their Board Policy 3205 Sexual Harassment of Students Prohibited.

Northstore School District

The Northshore School District refers policies 3207, 3210, and 3211 and  procedures 3207P and 3210P.

3207 Prohibition of Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying, and Cyberbullying

3207F (Form) Prohibition of Discrimination, Harassment, Intimidation of Bullying (HIB) Incident Reporting Form

3207P (Procedure) Prohibition of Discrimination, Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying & Cyberbullying

3210 Nondiscrimination

3210P (Procedure) Nondiscrimination

3211 Gender Equity