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    Seattle Public Schools Admissions Center

    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.

    Read more about how to enroll your student.

    Read answers to frequently asked enrollment questions.

    Seattle Public Schools Admissions Center
    John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence
    2445 3rd Ave. S.
    Seattle, WA 98134
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    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.

    Mailing address
    MS 11-161
    PO Box 34165
    2445 3rd Ave S
    Seattle, WA 98134

    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
    • July 13 - Aug. 6: Admissions Center closed
    • 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

    Last updated: 05/22/2018