Assignment Information and Appeals
New elementary, middle, and high school students are initially assigned to a designated Elementary, middle, and high school students are assigned to a designated attendance based on where the student lives. As a general rule, if your student is currently enrolled, they will be assigned to the same school they are attending now, next year. Students who are moving up to middle or high school will be automatically assigned to their neighborhood school.
Student Assignment Lookup Tool
Students may apply to attend a school other than their Elementary, middle, and high school students are assigned to a designated attendance through Students may choose to apply for another attendance area school, including K-8. To view assignment information using the assignment lookup tool, you will need the student’s identification number and birth date. You can find your student’s ID number by signing in to The Source.
If you have problems accessing your student’s assignment, please contact the admissions team, at 206-252-0760.
Waiting List Information
Please note: if you are having trouble viewing the content below, click here to use our Assignment Lookup tool.
To formally contest a student's assignment or eligibility for certain programs or are considered only in extreme or unique circumstances. Appeals are subject to the Seattle Public Schools assignment guidelines and are not granted on the basis of:
- Curriculum issues
- Transportation issues
- Personal preference
- Perceived quality of a school
- Desired cultural population
- Child care
- After school activities
- Non-school appointments
- Family members’ health
Submit a Transfer Appeal
A complete Transfer Appeal must include a parent written statement, as well as a Principal Review form*. Submitting an appeal that does not include one or both may delay the result of the appeal.
We will start accepting To formally contest a student's assignment or eligibility for certain programs or for the 2021-22 school year on June 1, 2021.