In the state of Washington, students must be five years old by August 31 to register for kindergarten. Children whose fifth birthday fall between September 1 and November 30, and whose parents believe to be exceptionally qualified for kindergarten, may apply for early entrance to kindergarten. Children whose fifth birthday falls after November 30 are not eligible to apply for early entrance to kindergarten.
The Early Entrance to Kindergarten application period for the 2020-21 school year will be open February 3 - June 26, 2020. Late applications are not accepted.
Please read the Early Entrance to Kindergarten FAQs before completing the application.
Please contact the Accelerated Programs office at 425-936-1238 if you have questions about the early entrance to kindergarten process.