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Salmon Bay School Leader Update

Dear Salmon Bay families and staff, 

I am pleased to announce Ms. Barbara Dixon has been named as the principal of Salmon Bay K-8 School.   

Ms. Dixon has served Seattle Public Schools in a variety of capacities. Most recently, she served as the acting principal of Salmon Bay K-8 School. Prior to this, she was the assistant principal of North Beach Elementary School and Leschi Elementary School.   

Ms. Dixon has endeared herself to her school communities through thoughtful partnerships and a collaborative spirit. She has developed systems and structures that have helped her schools grow and thrive.  

Ms. Dixon was appointed by Superintendent Jones based on her student-centeredness, relationship-building, result-orientation, and commitment to equity. Ms. Dixon’s experience aligns with the school’s stakeholders’ vision and commitment to instructional excellence, visionary leadership, and collaboration.   

Principal Dixon’s dedication to collaborative problem solving and her commitment to providing high-quality learning experiences for all students will continue to support and guide Salmon Bay K-8.   

Dr. Brent Jones 
Superintendent 
Seattle Public Schools