The next tour is scheduled for Jan. 12, 2018 and we are happy to announce that our School Board rep. Jill Geary will be able to join us and make herself available for questions afterward.

McGilvra Elementary tours begin on the first floor at 9:30 and last for about an hour. Enter through the front gate and look for greeters and signage. Prospective parents will have a chance to tour the school, see a classroom in action, and hear a presentation by the principal. Adults only, please!

McGilvra’s address is 1617 38th Ave. E. Please arrive 5-10 minutes early to allow time for sign in; enter at the front gate on 38th Ave. E. Please call or e-mail the McGilvra office to reserve space on a tour:  206-252-3160 or

If you weren’t able to call to reserve a space on the tour, simply show up on the morning of and we’ll accommodate you! 

If you’d like to connect with other McGilvra parents following your tour, please fill out this online form:

Unfortunately the school cannot offer ad hoc tours but if you cannot make this date, please fill out the form above and someone from the PTA will get back to you to see if we can answer any questions, and alert you if any future dates or time slots open up.

Thank you for considering McGilvra Elementary!