Meet our Principal

Audubon's Principal

Phone: 425.963.2500

Principal James Spray, Jr. by a waterway


Principal Spray hiking with his family

Bio Information:

Name: James M. Spray, Jr.

Nickname: Kimo, which means James in Hawaiian

Born: Long ago on an island far, far away (Honolulu, HI), but grew up in Redmond and Bellevue

Status: Married to Janice (Inouye) Spray since April 1990

Children: Daniel (Graduate of UW—Mechanical Engineering), Jessica Straker (Married to RJ Straker and Graduate of Colorado State—Business Marketing), Kayci (Newport Hight School, Bellevue)

Pets: Ollie (Shi-Tzu/Yorkie); Penny (Golden Doodle)

Alter-ego: Soy Boy (it’s a long story…)


Schools Attended:

Western Washington University- Administrator/Principal Certification

Lesley University-Masters in Curriculum and Assessment-Creative Arts in Learning

Seattle Pacific University-Teacher Certification and Continuing Education

University of Washington-Bachelor of Arts-English w/a Creative Writing Emphasis

Seattle Baptist High School, Burien, WA, Class of ‘82

Bellevue Christian School, Bellevue, WA



Audubon Elementary (Lake Washington SD)

Principal since July 2014

Alcott Elementary (Lake Washington SD) Principal since July 2009-June 2014

Benjamin Rush Elementary (Lake Washington SD)

Principal July 2003 - June 2009


Apollo Elementary (Issaquah SD) Asst. Principal and 5th Grade Classroom Teacher—1999-2003 Ridgewood Elementary (Kent SD) 6th Grade Classroom Teacher—1993-1999

Kimball Elementary (Seattle SD) 4th Grade Classroom Teacher/Intern



Automatic Switch Company (ASCO)

Sales Engineer for Solenoid Valve/Transfer Switch Mfg. Co