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Parents and guardians can still enroll children into Seattle Public Schools for the 2020-21 school year. Enrollment is open to:

  • New Seattle residents;
  • Children who have turned 5 years old by Aug. 31, 2020, for kindergarten enrollment.

Enrollment can be completed online, by phone or in-person. For online enrollment, visit the SPS website at For phone enrollment, please call the number matching language preference:

Amharic/Oromo: 206-445-3848

Chinese: 206-475-1860

English: 205-252-0760

Somali: 206-471-2414

Spanish: 206-471-2414

Vietnamese: 206-427-9386

For in-person enrollment, please note:

Location – John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence 2445 Third Ave. S.

Seattle, WA 98134

Dates for in-person enrollment — Sept. 8-11

Times for in-person enrollment — 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed noon-1 p.m.)

No appointment necessary

Limited in-person support available

Parents/guardians must provide:

* photo identification or passport * two pieces of address verification * student’s certificate of immunization * birth certificate or passport for students entering kindergarten or first grade

Covid-19 Safety Information — John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence

• To protect your family and our staff, please do not come to the JSCEE if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms: fever or chills; cough or shortness of breath/difficulty breathing; muscle or body aches; vomiting or diarrhea; new loss of taste or smell.

Only two families at a time will be allowed to enter the JSCEE lobby.