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    Registration for 2018-19 Begins Jan. 8
    Posted on 11/27/2017
    Two kindergarten students in the classroom play with blocks

    Enroll your student for next school year 

    Enrollment for the 2018-19 school year is just around the corner! If your child will be five by August 31, it is time to get ready to enroll for kindergarten. Registration for the 2018-19 school year begins Mon., Jan. 8.

    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.

    Early entrance kindergarten testing is held late-March or early April. Contact the Advanced Learning department for more information at advlearn@seattleschools.org. You can read more about advanced learning opportunities for Seattle students on our Advanced Learning webpage.

    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 email: servicecenter@seattleschools.org.

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

    Important dates for 2018-19 school year

    • Jan. 8: Registration begins for 2018-19 school year
    • Jan. 20: Option School Choice Fair Come learn about Seattle Public Schools' option schools
    • Feb. 5-16: Open Enrollment for School Choice Turn in a choice form to be part of the lottery for a school outside your attendance area. Forms will be available starting Feb. 5.
    • August: Jump Start, a one-week free transition program for new kindergarten students at most schools. A list of participating schools will be available soon. Read more about Jump Start.
    • Sept. 5: First day of school grades 1-12
    • Sept. 10: First day of kindergarten