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    Rising Star @ African American Academy

    Welcome to Rising Star @ African American Academy. Rising Star Elementary is located in the South Beacon Hill area in Seattle, Washington. Since 2009, it has been located in the former African American Academy building.  

    We are a diverse community of learners, with staff and students coming from 5 continents and speaking over 20 languages.  

    Bell Schedule

    7:45 First Bell--Students should have arrived by this time
    7:50 Second Bell--Students enter the building with teachers
    7:55 Third Bell--Instruction begins
    10:10 K/1 Lunch
    10:45 2/3 Lunch
    11:20 4/5 Lunch
    2:25 Dismissal

    Contact Us

    8311 Beacon Ave S
    Seattle, WA 98118

    Main Office: 206-252-7500
    Attendance: 206-252-7504
    Fax: 206-252-7501

    Principal Huyen Lam

    Principal: Huyen Lam
    htlam@seattleschools.org
    Principal's Biography

    Assistant Principal: 
    Jennifer Kovach
    jekovach@seattleschools.org


    Bell Schedule

    Start and End Time:
    7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m.

    Early Release Wednesday:
    7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.