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    School Choice for 2021-22

    Open Enrollment February 1 - 26, 2021

    Choice applications will be accepted after this date through May 31, but will be considered "late" and will no longer qualify for sibling or Geo-zone priority tiebreakers. School Choice applications will be available on the Source, admissions webpage and at the JSCEE Admissions Center during hours of operation starting February 1st. Student may submit one choice form application only during the open enrollment period (February 1 – 26). 

    *Attention Mac/iOS Users: The device you are using may not be compatible to complete the choice form. We highly encourage you to use Windows PC to fill this out; otherwise, you can print the form and email it to us at

    List of Schools/Program Options

    Some programs or support services may not be offered at your preferred school. Helpful resources are available for you at the links below.

    Attendance Areas and Feeder Patterns

    Linked Schools for Elementary Schools for 2021-22

    Linked Schools for Middle Schools for 2021-22

    Linked Schools for High Schools for 2021-22

    Address Lookup Tool for 2021-22

    Dual language Immersion Feeder Patterns are

    John Stanford & McDonald > Hamilton > Lincoln
    Beacon Hill & Dearborn Park > Mercer > Rainier Beach
    Concord > Denny > Chief Sealth

    Native/Heritage Speaker applicants set-aside for Dual Language Immersion option schools is defined as a student whose first language (or one of their first languages) is the target language.

    SCHOOL CHOICE FORM Grades K – 12


    2021-22 General School Choice form

    Send all completed forms by email to:

    School Choice Form EEU PreK – K

    Students must be at least 3 years old at the time of application with a current IEP to be eligible)

    2021-22 EEU School Choice form
    EEU School Choice Spanish
    EEU School Choice Somali
    EEU School Choice Chinese
    EEU School Choice Vietnamese

    Send all completed forms by email to:

    Non-Resident Enrollment Timeline

    Non-Seattle resident enrollment: Jun. 1 - Aug. 31, 2021

    Non-resident parent employees: Non-resident employees' children may participate in the 2021-22 open enrollment process to request their parent's school worksite only. Non-resident employees' children requesting schools outside of their parent's school worksite will need to apply between June 1 through August 31.

    Open Enrollment Results Notification and Timeline

    April 9-Schools will receive their 2021-22 school list of students

    April 20-Parents can access their child's school choice results or waitlist information online through the Assignment Lookup Tool. To use the Assignment Lookup Tool (see below)

    April 26-Student assignments will be emailed to students who participated in Open Enrollment and received a seat at their choice school

    School Choice results and waitlist information will be available April 20, 2021 online through the Assignment Lookup Tool. To use the Assignment Lookup Tool, please enter your student’s ID number and birth date.

    Waitlists for the 2021-22 school year will dissolve on August 31, 2021.

    If additional choice seats become available, waitlisted students will be contacted by Admissions in waitlist order, to be offered a choice assignment; families will have 48 hours to accept or decline the offer before the next student must be called. Please confirm parent and guardian contact information in the Source is current.

    If you need assistance, please contact the Admissions office online or by phone 206-252-0760.

    Option Schools with Continuous Enrollment

    All option schools with continuous enrollment are considered upon request. Please contact us online if you are interested in attending any one of our option schools with continuous enrollment.

    Some schools require capacity reviews or additional enrollment procedures.

    Linked School Charts for 2021-22

    View the pathway schools for each program offered at each school in the links below:

     Linked School Charts for 2020-21


    Historical Choice Data

    Would you like to know how many students applied for school choice in 2020-21? Or the number of students who were waitlisted? Click here to download charts containing the most recent school choice results.

    Click here to download charts containing the 2019 school choice results.

    Click here to download charts containing the 2018 school choice results.

    Click here to download charts containing the 2017 school choice results.

    Section 2 of the Annual Enrollment Report, produced by Enrollment Planning, also contains detailed historical choice data for each school.

    Last updated: 04/20/2020