Services

  • Communicating with Diverse Families

    Kent School District (KSD) families speak more than 130 languages. We use interpreting services and translation tools to communicate with our diverse community.

    1. We use a telephonic interpreting service. 
    2. We arrange for a district interpreter upon request. 
    3. We distribute information on our district and school websites which can be quickly translated into more than 100 languages.
    4. We distribute information on our district's app which can be automatically translated into more than 70 languages.

    Translate Our Website

    Use the "Translate" feature to quickly display our website into more than 100 available languages via Google Translate. 

    Computer

    When viewing our website on a desktop or laptop computer, click "Translate" in the upper left corner above the logo and select your preferred language from the drop-down menu. 

    Screenshot of where to find the translate button on the KSD website when using a computer

    Mobile Device

    When viewing our website on a phone, tablet, or another mobile device, touch the "Menu" button at the top, scroll down to "Translate," and select your preferred language.

    Screenshots of how to translate the website on a mobile device

    Translate Our App

    The Kent School District app, available for free in the App Store or Google Play, can be set to automatically translate content into more than 70 different languages. 

    After downloading and opening the app, swipe left until the "Settings" icon (three gears) is visible, touch the "Settings" icon, touch "Select Language," and select your preferred language.

    Screenshot of how to translate our app

Last Modified on September 10, 2019