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    Registration for Kindergarten and New Students Begins January 6
    Posted on 01/29/2020
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    Upcoming Enrollment Dates for 2020-21 School Year

    If your child will be five by August 31, it is time to get ready to enroll for kindergarten. Registration for 2020-21 for students new to Seattle Public Schools began January 6.

     

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    Students living in Seattle are guaranteed an assignment based on their address or at the school best able to serve their needs. Read more about location of student services and programs. Look up your neighborhood school on our Address Lookup Tool webpage.

    Key enrollment dates

    • Enrollment for new students (including kindergarten students) for 2020-21 school year begins: January 6, 2020
    • Open Enrollment for School Choice: February 3 - 21, 2020
    • Non-Seattle Resident Enrollment: June 1 - August 31, 2020

    Open Enrollment and School Choice

    Each student in Seattle Public Schools is assigned to a school based on where that student lives. Students may apply to attend a different school through the School Choice Process. Read more about Open Enrollment for School Choice.

    What you will need

    Items you will need to register new students (exceptions are made for families in transition)

    • Parent or guardian photo ID
    • Child’s passport or birth certificate
    • Two (2) proofs of home address dated within past eight (8) weeks
    • Child’s immunization (shots) record;

    All new student registration is completed online. Visit our Enroll My Student webpage.

    We are here to help. Visit us at the John Stanford Center, 2445 3rd Ave. S between 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Bilingual staff speak Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, and Somali. You can reach us by phone at 206-252-0760 and our customer service webpage.

    Assistance is available for families living in transition; please call 206-252-0660.

    School Tours and Open Houses

    Many elementary and K-8 schools offer school tours and open houses in December, January and February. If you do not see the school you are interested in below, please contact the school office for more information.  

    Dates and time are subject to change.

    Find more information, including school address and contact information, visit our school profiles pages.

    Cascade Parent Partnership
    January 22, 2020, 10:30 a.m. Open House/School Tour RSVP(Contact the school)
    March 23, 2020, 10:30 a.m. Open House/School Tour RSVP(Contact the school)
    May 14, 2020, 10:30 a.m. Open House/School Tour RSVP(Contact the school)
    June 9, 2020, 10:30 a.m. Open House/School Tour RSVP(Contact the school)

    Lafayette Elementary
    January 17, 2020, 8 a.m. Open House
    May 15, 2020, 1 p.m. Open House

    Licton Springs K-8
    Please check with the school.

    Thurgood Marshall Elementary
    January 9, 2020, 8:30 a.m. School Tour
    February 6, 2020, 8:30 a.m. School Tour
    April 23, 2020, 8:30 a.m. School Tour

    John Rogers Elementary
    Please contact the school staff

    Thornton Creek Elementary
    January 21, 2020, 8:15 - 9:45 a.m. School Tour
    January 30, 2020, 8:15 - 9:45 a.m. School Tour
    February 12, 2020, 7 - 8:30 p.m. School Tour

    Thornton Creek Preschool
    January 28, 2020, 5:30 p.m. Preschool Tour
    March 5, 2020, 5:30 p.m. Preschool Tour
    March 24, 2020, 5:30 p.m. Preschool Tour

    West Seattle Elementary
    January 30, 2020, 9:15 a.m. School Tour
    February 27, 2020, 9:15 a.m. School Tour
    March 26, 2020, 9:15 a.m. School Tour
    April 30, 2020, 9:15 a.m. School Tour

     

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