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    Registration for Kindergarten and New Students Begins January 6
    Posted on 01/13/2020
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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 begins Mon., Jan. 6.

    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
    • Annual Admissions Fair: January 18, 2020
    • Open Enrollment for School Choice: February 3 - 14, 2020
    • Non-Seattle Resident Enrollment: June 1 - August 31, 2020

    What is Open Enrollment?

    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, which begins February 3. 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.

    District Registration Events

    Join us at a school registration event to get help with online registration, learn how to help your child transition smoothly, and much more.

    West Seattle

    Wednesday, January 8, 4 - 6 p.m.
    SW Early Learning/Refugee & Immigrant Family Center, 5405 Delridge Way SW

    Wednesday January 29, 4:30 - 6 p.m.
    High Point Family Ctr Neighborhood House, 6400 Sylvan Way SW

    South Seattle

    Friday, January 10, 6 - 8 p.m.
    New Holly Early Childhood Center - Neighborhood House, 7054 32nd Ave S.

    Thursday January 16, 4 - 6 p.m.
    Rainier Vista Neighborhood House 4410 29th Ave S

    Wednesday, February 12, 4 - 6 p.m.
    Horn of Africa Services, 5303 Rainier Ave S, #D Seattle, WA 98118

    Central Seattle

    Saturday, January 18, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    District Option School Fair
    John Stanford Center, 2445 3rd Ave. S. at Lander St.

    Tuesday, January 28, 3 - 6 p.m.
    Yesler Terrace Community Center, 917 E Yesler Way

    Tuesday, February 4, 5 - 7:30 p.m.
    El Centro de la Raza, José Martí Child Development Center, 3rd Fl. 2524 16th Ave S

    North Seattle

    Thursday, February 6, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
    Hazel Wolf K-8 School, 11530 12th Ave NE
    Extra help for ELL families exploring option schools. Interpreters and bilingual resources available.

    School Tours and Open Houses

    This is a list of elementary and K-8 schools offering school tours and open houses. Most school tours and open houses are for adult family members.

    If you have questions or do not see the school you are interested in listed, please contact the school. Dates and time are subject to change.

    Adams Elementary
    February 5, 2020, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. School Tour

    Alki Elementary
    January 30, 2020, 6 p.m. Open House
    January 13, 2020, 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. School Tour
    January 21, 2020, 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. School Tour
    January 22, 2020, 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. School Tour
    January 24, 2020, 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. School Tour

    Arbor Heights
    January 22, 2020, 8:15 - 9:15 a.m. School Tour
    February 26, 2020, 8:15 - 9:15 a.m. School Tour

    Daniel Bagley Elementary
    January 24, 2020, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. School Tour
    February 6, 2020, 6 - 7 p.m. School Tour

    Beacon Hill International Elementary
    January 8, 2020, 8:30 - 9 a.m. School Tour
    January 22, 2020, 8:30 - 9 a.m. School Tour

    Louisa Boren STEM K-8
    January 16, 2020, 9 - 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)
    January 23, 2020, 6 - 7 p.m. Open House (Elementary)
    January 24, 2020, 9 - 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)
    January 28, 2020, 9 - 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)
    January 28, 2020, 10:15 - 11:45 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
    January 30, 2020, 6 - 7 p.m. Open House (Middle School)
    January 31, 2020, 9 - 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)
    January 31, 2020, 10:15 - 11:45 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
    February 7, 2020, 9 - 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)

    Broadview-Thomson K-8
    January 28, 2020, 6 p.m. Open House/School Tour (Elementary)
    January 21, 2020, 6:30 p.m. Open House/School Tour (Middle School)

    Bryant Elementary
    January 30, 2020, 6:30 - 8 p.m. Open House

    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)

    Cascadia Elementary
    January 23, 2020, 6 - 8 p.m. School Tour
    February 3, 2020, 6 - 8 p.m. School Tour

    Catharine Blaine K-8
    February 11, 2020, 6 - 6:45 p.m. Open House/School Tour (Elementary)
    February 11, 2020, 6:45 - 7:30 p.m. Open House/School Tour (Middle School)
    February 12, 2020, 9:30 - 10:15 a.m. Open House/School Tour (Elementary)
    February 12, 2020, 1:20 - 2 p.m. Open House/School Tour (Middle School)

    Cedar Park Elementary
    February 6, 2020, 9:30 - 10 a.m. School Tour
    February 6, 2020, 6 - 6:30 p.m. School Tour
    February 8, 2019, 10:30 - 11 a.m. School Tour

    Concord International School
    January 28, 2020, 10 - 11 a.m. Open House
    January 30, 2020, 10 - 11 a.m. Open House
    February 6, 2020, 5 - 5:30 p.m. Open House

    B.F. Day
    February 5, 2020, 9 a.m. School Tour
    February 13, 2020, 6 p.m. School Tour

    Dearborn Park International School
    January 30, 2020, 5:30 p.m. School Tour

    Decatur Elementary
    January 27, 2020, 6:15 p.m. Open House

    Dunlap Elementary
    February 6, 2020, 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. School Tour; Call school to RSVP
    February 13, 2020, 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. School Tour; Call school to RSVP

    Emerson Elementary
    January 23, 2020, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Open House

    Fairmount Park
    January 22, 2020, 8:15 a.m. School Tour
    January 27, 2020, 8:15 a.m. School Tour
    February 6, 2020, 8:15 a.m. School Tour

    Frantz Coe Elementary
    January 23, 2020, 8 - 9:30 a.m. School Tour
    February 5, 2020, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Open House
    February 13, 2020, 8 - 9:30 a.m. School Tour

    Gatewood Elementary
    January 13, 2020, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. School Tour
    January 22, 2020, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. School Tour
    January 28, 2020, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. School Tour
    February 3, 2020, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. School Tour

    Bailey Gatzert Elementary
    January 14, 2020, 9 - 10 a.m. School Tour
    February 12, 2020, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. School Tour
    January 27, 2020, 8:15 - 9:15 a.m. Coffee Chat with Principal and current parent group leadership and School Tour 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.

    Genesee Hill School
    January 22, 2020, 9 a.m. School Tour
    February 6, 2020, 9 a.m. School Tour

    Graham. Hill Elementary
    January 17, 2020, 12 - 1 p.m. Open House (1st - 5th Grade)
    January 22, 2020, 9 - 10 a.m. Open House (Kindergarten)

    Green Lake Elementary
    January 23, 2020, 6 - 7:30 p.m. Open House
    January 27, 2020, 8:30 - 10 a.m. School Tour

    Greenwood Elementary
    February 6, 2020, 6 p.m. Open House

    Hawthorne Elementary
    January 16, 2020, 5:30 - 7 p.m. School Tour

    John Hay Elementary
    January 8, 2020, 8 - 9 a.m. School Tour
    January 9, 2020, 8 - 9 a.m. School Tour
    January 9, 2020, 6 - 7 p.m. School Tour

    Highland Park
    February 4, 2020, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. School Tour

    Kimball Elementary
    January 28, 2020, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. School Tour
    February 6, 2020, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. School Tour
    February 6, 2020, 6 - 7 p.m. School Tour

    Martin Luther King Jr Elementary
    January 13, 2020, 9 a.m. School Tour
    January 13, 2020, 5 p.m. School Tour
    January 27, 2020, 9 a.m. School Tour
    February 3, 2020, 9 a.m. School Tour
    February 3, 2020, 5 p.m. School Tour
    February 10, 2020, 9 a.m. School Tour

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

    Laurelhurst Elementary
    January 24, 2020, 9 - 10:30 a.m. School Tour
    February 12, 2020, 9 - 10:30 a.m. School Tour

    Lawton Elementary
    February 5, 2020, 6 p.m. School Tour
    February 6, 2020, 8:30 a.m. School Tour

    Leschi Elementary
    January 23, 2020, 6 - 7:30 p.m. Open House
    January 9, 2020, 8 - 9:15 a.m. School Tour
    January 16, 2020, 8 - 9:15 a.m. School Tour
    January 28, 2020, 8 - 9:15 a.m. School Tour

    Licton Springs K-8
    Please check with the school.

    Lowell Elementary
    January 28, 2020, 10 a.m. School Tour

    Loyal Heights
    January 30, 2020, 9:45 - 10:45 a.m. School Tour - RSVP (contact the school)
    January 30, 2020, 6 - 7 p.m. School Tour - RSVP (contact the school)

    Wing Luke Elementary
    February 5, 2020, 10 a.m. School Tour
    February 12, 2020, 10 a.m. School Tour

    Madrona Elementary
    December 5, 2019, 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. School Tour
    December 17, 2019, 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. School Tour
    January 9, 2020, 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. School Tour
    January 16, 2020, 5 - 6:15 p.m. School Tour
    January 28, 2020, 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. School Tour
    February 6, 2020, 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. School Tour

    Magnolia Elementary
    January 31, 2020, 8:15 - 9 a.m. School Tour
    February 7, 2020, 8:15 - 9 a.m. School Tour

    Maple Elementary
    January 17, 2020, 9 - 9:30 a.m. School Tour
    February 11, 2020, 5:30 - 6 p.m. School Tour

    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

    McDonald International School
    January 30, 2020, 8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. School Tour
    January 30, 2020, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. School Tour

    McGilvra Elementary
    December 12, 2019, 9 - 10 a.m. School Tour
    January 22, 2020, 9 - 10 a.m. School Tour

    Montlake Elementary
    January 21, 2020, 8:30 a.m. School Tour
    January 30, 2020, 8:30 a.m. School Tour

    John Muir Elementary
    January 17, 2020, 9 a.m. School Tour
    January 25, 2020, 9 a.m. School Tour
    January 31, 2020, 9 a.m. School Tour

    North Beach Elementary
    January 27, 2020, 9 a.m. School Tour
    January 27, 2020, 6 p.m. School Tour

    Northgate Elementary
    December 19, 2019, 5 - 6 p.m. Open House
    January 23, 2020, 5 - 6 p.m. Open House
    January 24, 2020, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Open House

    Olympic Hills Elementary
    January 21, 2020, 8:30 - 9 a.m. School Tour
    January 22, 2020, 8:30 - 9 .m. School Tour ( Spanish-speaking kindergarten and preschool families)
    January 30, 2020, 8:30 - 9 a.m. School Tour

    Olympic View Elementary
    January 23, 2020, 8 a.m. School Tour
    January 28, 2020, 6 - 7:30 p.m. Open House
    February 5, 2020, 8 a.m. School Tour

    Orca K-8
    January 21, 2020, 9 - 11 a.m. Tour/Open House
    January 23, 2020, 9 -11 a.m. Tour/Open House

    Pathfinder K-8 School
    January 30, 2020, 6 - 7:30 p.m. Open House (K-5th Grade)
    January 22, 2020, 9 - 10:30 a.m. School Tour (K-5th Grade)
    January 24, 2020, 9 - 10:30 a.m. School Tour (K-5th Grade)
    January 27, 2020, 9 - 10 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
    January 28, 2020, 9 - 10 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
    January 30, 2020, 9 - 10:30 a.m. School Tour (K-5th Grade)
    February 3, 2020, 9 - 10 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
    February 4, 2020, 6 - 7:30 p.m. Open House (Middle School)

    Queen Anne Elementary
    January 15, 2020, 6:30 p.m. Open House
    February 10, 2020, 6 p.m. Open House
    January 21, 2020, 8:15 a.m. School Tour
    January 30, 2020, 8:15 a.m. School Tour
    February 5, 2020, 8:15 a.m. School Tour

    Rainier View Elementary
    February 6, 2020, 8 - 9 a.m. School Tour

    Rising Star
    January 30, 2020, 8:15 - 9:15 a.m. School Tour
    January 31, 2020, 5 - 6 p.m. School Tour

    John Rogers Elementary
    Please contact the school staff

    John Stanford International
    January 29, 2020, 9 a.m. Open House
    January 29, 2020, 5:30 p.m. Open House

    Roxhill Elementary
    January 17, 2020, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. School Tour

    Sacajawea Elementary
    Monday, January 27 8:05 a.m. School Tour (tour begins with the Monday Morning Assembly. Families may call our office and make an appointment for a tour starting with our Monday Morning Assembly at 8:05 a.m. any Monday between January and May.)
    Thursday, January 23, 6 p.m. Kindergarten families welcome to come to the Sacajawea Spaghetti Dinner and Movie Night. (Everyone eats spaghetti, and children watch movie shorts in the gym while parents learn about Sacajawea)

    Salmon Bay K-8 School
    February 4, 2020, 6 p.m. Open House (Elementary)
    February 4, 2020, 7 p.m. Open House (Middle School)
    January 14, 2020, 9:15 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
    January 14, 2020, 10 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)
    January 23, 2020, 9:15 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
    January 23, 2020, 10 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)

    Sand Point Elementary
    January 24, 2020, 9 a.m. School Tour
    February 28, 2020, 9 a.m. School Tour

    Sanislo Elementary
    January 15, 2020, 6 - 7 p.m. School Tour
    January 16, 2020, 10 - 11 a.m. School Tour

    South Shore PK-8 School
    January 23, 2020, 6 - 7:30 p.m. Open House/School Tour (Middle School)
    January 31, 2020, 8 - 10:15 a.m. Open House/School Tour (K-5th Grade) PTSA coffee Chat 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
    February 6, 2020, 9 - 10:15 a.m. Open House/School Tour (K-5th Grade)
    February 25, 2020, 4 - 5:30 p.m. Open House/School Tour (Preschool)
    February 28, 2020, 8 - 10:15 a.m. Open House/School Tour (K-5th Grade) PTSA coffee Chat 8 - 9 a.m.

    Stevens Elementary
    November 18, 2019, 9:30 a.m. School Tour
    January 13, 2020, 9:30 a.m. School Tour
    January 24, 2020, 9:30 a.m. School Tour

    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

    TOPS K-8 School
    January 16, 2020, 9:30 - 11 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)
    January 23, 2020, 9:30 - 11 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
    January 28, 2020, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. School Tour (Elementary)
    January 30, 2020, 9:30 - 11 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)

    View Ridge Elementary
    February 11, 2020, 6 - 7 p.m. Open House
    December 11, 2019, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. School Tour
    January 9, 2020, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. School Tour
    January 24, 2020, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. School Tour

    Viewlands Elementary
    January 16, 2020, 6 - 7 p.m. School Tour

    Wedgwood Elementary
    January 23, 2020, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. School 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

    West Woodland Elementary
    January 30, 2020, 6:30 - 8 p.m. School Tour

    Whittier Elementary
    February 6, 2020, 8 - 9 a.m. School Tour (1st - 5th Grade)
    February 6, 2020, 9 - 10 a.m. School Tour (Kindergarten)
    February 6, 2020, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. School Tour (Kindergarten)

    Hazel Wolf K-8
    February 11, 2020, 9:15 - 10:45 a.m. Open House
    February 11, 2020, 6 - 7 p.m. Open House
    February 12, 2020, 9:15 - 10:45 a.m. Open House

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

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