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    Enroll Your Student

    Welcome to Seattle Public Schools, the largest K-12 school district in the state of Washington.

    Seattle Public Schools offers award-winning neighborhood schools and outstanding option schools. We have a deep commitment to every student's journey — to ensure that each one will graduate ready for college, career and life.


    Summer Closure

    The Admissions Center will be closed to the public this summer from July 13 through August 3 for necessary annual system transition. During this time, students and families will not be able to access the online registration system. Additionally, the Admission counter and admissions@seattleschools.org mailbox, Servicecenter@seattleschools.org mailbox, fax (206) 252-0761, and Admission phone lines will be closed as well.

    These services are closed during the transition period to reduce backlog, including incomplete documents received during this shutdown period, which would delay the timely enrollment of new students once the updated system is online. The Customer Service phone lines and receptionist desk will remain open to the public to serve those who need to contact other JSCEE internal personnel or departments. The Admissions Center will re-open its doors again on Monday, August 6, at 8:30 a.m. If you have any questions contact Faauu Manu, Admissions Manager, at 206-252-0205.


    Online Enrollment Registration

    The Admissions Center launched an online enrollment registration system for new students, resulting in reduced waiting time and paperwork for our families in August 2017. Click this link to learn more about and begin registration.


    Important dates for 2018-19 school year

    • Jan. 8: Registration begins for 2018-19 school year
    • Jan. 20: Admissions Fair
    • Feb. 5 - 16: Open Enrollment for School Choice 
    • Jan. - March: Community Registration Outreach Events, in-person informational sessions.
    • April 17: Open Enrollment results available
    • May 31: School Choice deadline for 2018-19 school year
    • June 1: Non-resident registration begins
    • Aug. 20 - 24: Jump Start, a one-week free transition program for new kindergarten students at most schools.
    • Aug. 31: Waitlists from Open Enrollment dissolve
    • Aug. 31: Non-resident registration deadline
    • Sept. 5: First day of school grades 1-12
    • Sept. 10: First day of kindergarten

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Are you wondering:

    • What an option school is?
    • How to enroll your child in kindergarten?
    • How do students enroll in Advanced Learning programs?

    We're here to help! Visit our FAQ page for answers to these questions and much more.


    Last updated: 05/22/2018

    Welcome to Seattle Public Schools!

    Contact Information

    Seattle Public Schools
    Admissions Center
    MS 11-161
    PO Box 34165
    2445 3rd Ave S
    Seattle, WA 98134

    Hours of Operation
    Monday through Friday
    8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.

    Please note: Admissions Center will close at 12 p.m. every 3rd Wednesday of the month for staff training.

    Phone: 206-252-0760
    Fax: 206-252-0761

    admissions@seattleschools.org

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