Transfer and Summer Eligibility Process
Advanced Learning Transfer and Summer Eligibility process Spring 2023
A new-to-Seattle family has options regarding transferring into Seattle Public Schools (Seattle Public Schools) and accessing Advanced Learning services.
If your student is registering for the first time at SPS for the 2023-24 school year, but has not participated in a public school Highly Capable (HC) or gifted program, they can participate in the Seattle Public Schools Summer Eligibility Process.
Seattle Public Schools no longer uses outside cognitive testing to determine eligibility, unless present in a student’s IEP. Instead, eligibility decisions are based on the Multi-Disciplinary Selection Committee’s (MSC) review of multiple kinds of evidence or data. The MSC staff from multiple Seattle Public Schools departments, including educators and building leaders.
School Choice and Summer Eligibilities
More information about Students may choose to apply for another attendance area school, including K-8 form submissions will be provided before Open Enrollment is the annual four-week period where students may first apply closure.