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    Registration For The 2020 - 2021 School Year Begins January 6
    Posted on 12/05/2019
    Computer Graphic with Seattle Public School Enrollment

    Enrollment Dates for the 2020-21 School Year

    Will your child be 5 by August 31? Have you enrolled your student in Kindergarten? Be sure to enroll your student early to take advantage of benefits like Jump Start and Open Enrollment for School Choice. Learn more about SPS Enrollment on the SPS website.

    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
    • Extended Date: Open Enrollment for School Choice: February 3 - Now 21, 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 the SPS 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.

    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. Interpreters will be available.

    Sat., Jan. 18, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    District Admission Fair
    John Stanford Center, 2445 3rd Ave. S Seattle, WA 98134

    Visit the SPS Upcoming Enrollment Dates for 2020-21 School Year for more information.