Kindergarten Enrollment Starts Feb. 4 for Shoreline, Lake Forest Park

Find out about requirements for enrolling your students, and take a tour of kindergartens on Jan. 30.

Kindergarten registration for Shoreline School District residents with students starting kindergarten in the fall of 2013 will begin on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013 at all elementary schools. To attend a school other than your home school, you MUST enroll at the home school and complete a Resident Transfer form.

In order to attend kindergarten in the fall, a child must be five years old by Aug. 31, 2013.

For students living outside of the Shoreline School District, kindergarten enrollment will begin on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. For those living outside of the district, registration and boundary request paperwork must be submitted to the Instruction Department of the Shoreline School District at Shoreline Center, 18560 1st Ave. NE. The office is open between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Families will be notified by the middle of April as to the status of their request.

Kindergarten tours will be held at 9:30am on Jan. 30.

For more information on kindergarten registration, please call Cathy Allred at 206.393.4211.

Youngsters must be five years old on or before August 31 of the year registering. When registering, please bring:

  • Proof of age (e.g. birth certificate or passport)
  • Health history, including immunization records
  • Proof of residency (e.g. utility bill, tax statement) - Shoreline residents only
  • Parent's/Guardian's telephone (day and evening)
  • Name, address, and phone number of child's doctor and dentist
  • Kindergarten Early Entrance – If a child turns 5 between Sept. 1 and Oct. 31 of the year they are entering school, contact 206.393.4211 for more information.


Please fill out and submit for pre-registration busing for 2013-14 school year. You will be able to find your pick up and drop off locations on line at www.shorelineschools.org in August 2013. All students are picked up and dropped off at the same location.

Kindergarten Transportation Registration Form

Shoreline Children's Center

Shoreline Children’s Center, located in the central corridor of the Shoreline School District, offers a year-round all-day pre-kindergarten and half-day preschool program through the Shoreline School District.

The program focuses on:

  • Developing emerging literacy in all subject areas through skill building and creative play.
  • Teaching curriculum inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach to learning in which children direct their own instruction with strong support from adults.
  • Ensuring the curriculum is fully integrated with the district’s K-12 curriculum.

The Center also offers an Extended Day program through nine Shoreline elementary Schools, and a cost-effective summer program. For more information please call 206.393.4256.

For more information on immunization requirements, see the district Website here.


--Information from the Shoreline School District


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