• Preschool Registration Update

    Due to the current closure our district is facing we are postponing our preschool  registration until we have more information about the parameters of fall school schedules.  We will update families with more information as it is available.

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  • Preschool Registration Frequently Asked Questions


     Q - If I have a child who has attended preschool and will be entering kindergarten, do I have priority enrollment (as a returning family) for their younger sibling(s) for preschool for the 2020-2021 school year?

    A - Yes, if you are an in-district family. Please come in to complete an online "Request for Care" form and you will be invited to register.  We are making decisions and announcements about how to safely move forward with registration. We are currently not accepting any registrations.

     

    Q - Do I have priority enrollment in preschool because my older child is in Extended Care?

    A - No, enrollment for our preschool programs and extended care programs are seperate.

     

    Q - I work for the district, but I live out of district, is my child considered an out of district student?

    A - No, your child is considered a New Student.  Please complete a "Request for Care" form to be included in our New Student lottery.

     

    Q - What paperwork do I need to do if my child is a returning student?

    A -  An updated Emergency Information Card & and Updated Health Information Card

     

    Q - What paperwork do I need to do if my child is a new student, but a sibling of a current student?

    A - A new student enrollment packet including:

    • Emergency Information Card
    • District Enrollment Form
    • Address Verification
      • Address Verification Documentation (Property tax bill, redacted 1099 or W-2, Current Mortgage Statement, Utility bill dated within last three months - water/sewer/gas/electric/garbage, unexpired lease agreement)
    • Residency Questionnaire
    • Military Questionnaire
    • Auto Withdrawal Form (optional)
    • Copy of Birth Certificate
    • Immunizations

     

    Q - What paperwork do I need to do if we are new to the preschool program?

    A - A new student enrollment packet including:

    • Emergency Information Card
    • District Enrollment Form
    • Address Verification
      • Address Verification Documentation (Property tax bill, redacted 1099 or W-2, Current Mortgage Statement, Utility bill dated within last three months - water/sewer/gas/electric/garbage, unexpired lease agreement)
    • Residency Questionnaire
    • Military Questionnaire
    • Auto Withdrawal Form (optional)
    • Copy of Birth Certificate
    • Immunizations

     

    Q - When will I be contacted regarding a spot for my child?

    A - Families will be contacted by March 27th, by email, with either an offer of a spot or information regarding their place on the waitlist

     

    Q - We are an out of district family (that does not work for the district) that has recieved a spot in your program for our 3 year old, do we get priority enrollment for the next school year?  

    A - Unfortunately we are not able to give priority enrollment to out of district families.  You will need to enter our out of district lottery which takes place in August

     

    Q - What is the enrollment/registration timeline?

     

    A - 

    Feb 14 - Request for Care form opens on our website.

    Families submit a form for each New and Returning Student.

    March 3-6 - Registration period for in district Returning Students and their siblings

    March 6 - New Student Request for Care form closes

    March 26 - Lottery for in district New Students. Families will be notified by e-mail.

    TBD - Registration period for New Students selected in lottery.

    TBD- Open registration for in district students for any remaining spaces.

    August 3 - Lottery for outside of district students. Families will be notified by e-mail.

     

    Glossary of Terms

    1/2 Day: 3 hours either in the AM or PM

    School Day: 6 hours between 9am - 3pm

    Full Time: up to 10 hours of care a day

    Age Eligibility: 3 by August 31st of current year

    In District: Within the boundaries of Shoreline School District (Shoreline & Lake Forest Park)

    Residence: the physical location of a child's principal abode (i.e. the home, house, apartment, etc.) where the student lives the majority of the time (at least four (4) nights per calendar week).