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Section 504


Section 504 is a federal civil rights law that is designed to eliminate disability discrimination in programs and activities that receive federal funds. Since all public school districts receive federal funds, all public school districts must comply with Section 504. Under Section 504, denying a disabled student a free appropriate public education constitutes disability discrimination.In a school setting, Section 504 applies to students who:

1. have a physical or mental impairment

2. that substantially limits one or more major life activities and

3. because of the disability, require accommodations, special instruction, and/or services in order to participate in and/or benefit from school as adequately as their nondisabled peers.

OSPI Section 504 Site

Please direct questions about Section 504 to the Student Services Coordinator, 206.393.4361.


Parent 504 Resources

Your Rights Under Section 504

Section 504 Complaint Procedure

Section 504 Complaint Form

Section 504 Impartial Hearing Procedure


District 504 Policies and Procedures

Education of Students with Disabilities under Section 504 Policy 2160

Education of Students with Disabilities under Section 504 Procedures 2160P