The King County Green Schools Program recognized six Federal Way Public Schools for their participation during the 2016-17 school year. Camelot Elementary, Green Gables Elementary and Lakota Middle School were recognized as King County Sustaining Green Schools for maintaining level one, two and three practices, and completing an additional conservation action or educational strategy.
Olympic View Elementary was recognized as a level three King County green school for maintaining level one and two practices, and engaging students and employees in water conservation and pollution prevention actions.
Lake Grove Elementary School and Todd Beamer High School were recognized as King County level one green schools for initiating or improving waste reduction and recycling practices.
Green Gables Elementary School also received national recognition, earning a Green Ribbon School award from the U.S. Department of Education for its efforts in conservation and promoting a healthy environment for students and staff.