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Help is Available
Enrollment help is available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Amharic, Somali or Vietnamese.
Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Please note: Enrollment Services at the John Stanford Center will be closed every third Wednesday from 1 – 5 p.m. for monthly staff meetings and trainings.
Please contact a bilingual specialist directly:
- Amharic and Oromo: 206-252-0121
- Chinese: 206-252-0013
- Somali: 206-252-0880
- Spanish: 206-252-0208
- Vietnamese: 206-252-0778
John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence
2445 3rd Ave. S
Seattle, WA 98134
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If you are moving it is important to update your address with Seattle Public Schools.
Frequently Asked Questions
School Types and Terminology
Read more about terms used by Seattle Public Schools such as Attendance Area Schools, Feeder Patterns, Geo Zones, etc. Visit our Enrollment School Types and Terminology page.
Charter schools in Seattle
Seattle Public Schools recognizes currently operating commission-authorized charter schools including Green Dot, Rainier Prep, Summit Atlas, Rainier Valley Leadership Academy and Sierra. More information about these schools, their curriculum, and enrollment is available through the Washington State Charter School Commission.