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To register your child for school you can download and complete the registration forms, but you must take them in person to your local school (during the summer, registration packets may be turned in to the District Office at 1306 Dupont Street). Registration forms can be found on our forms webpage.
In-person registration is required to verify identification and age. For students who have not previously enrolled in Bellingham Public Schools you will need:
If you are registering your child for high school, you may pick up the forms at your local high school.
There are 14 elementary schools in Bellingham, all with full-time kindergarten programs. Kindergarten registration begins in March every year. Please contact your neighborhood school to register. During the summer, families can register their child at the District Office.
Children must be 5 before Sept. 1 to attend kindergarten. Kindergarten tours and open houses begin in May. Check with your school office for early entrance opportunities. Click here to locate your neighborhood school.
Kindergarten First Day of School
For grades 1 to 12 Wednesday, August 29 is the first day of school. However, the kindergarten schedule for 2018-19 has not been set yet.
Why Full-Time Kindergarten?
We offer a full-time kindergarten program at all elementary schools at no cost to district families. Students attend kindergarten on the regular elementary school schedule 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Please click here to watch a 4-minute video of some of our kindergarten teachers sharing their thoughts about full-time kindergarten.
Fill out the forms below and take them to your neighborhood school to register.
What to Bring for Registration:
Before a student can attend school, parents must provide proof of full immunization, proof that a schedule of immunization has been started or a certificate of exemption. Immunization must be provided against diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), tetanus, polio, mumps, measles, rubella, hepatitis B and varicella.
Immunizations protect the health of your child, and the health of others. State law requires that children entering Kindergarten must have certain immunizations. For Kindergarten entry:
If you do not know which elementary school your child will attend, please visit our attendance areas webpage or call 360-676-6400.
Alderwood: (360) 676-6404
3400 Hollywood Ave.
Open House: 5 to 6:30 p.m. May 23
Birchwood: (360) 676-6466
3200 Pinewood Ave.
Open House: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. May 24
Carl Cozier: (360) 676-6410
1330 Lincoln St.
Open House: 4 to 6 p.m. May 24
Columbia: (360) 676-6413
2508 Utter St.
Open House: 1 to 3 p.m. May 17
Cordata: (360) 676-6461
4420 Aldrich Rd.
Open House: 1:45 to 4:15 p.m. May 10
Geneva: (360) 676-6416
1401 Geneva St.
Open House: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. May 31
Happy Valley: (360) 676-6420
1041 24th St.
Open House: 1:15, 1:45, 2:15 p.m. May 17
Lowell: (360) 676-6430
935 14th St.
Open House: 1:30 to 3 p.m. May 17
Northern Heights: (360) 647-6820
4000 Magrath Rd.
Open House: 3 to 5 p.m. May 24
Parkview: (360) 676-6433
3033 Coolidge Dr.
Open House:1 to 1:50, 2 to 2:50 p.m. May 24
Roosevelt: (360) 676-6440
2900 Yew St.
Open House: 1 to 3 p.m. May 10, May 17
Silver Beach: (360) 676-6443
4101 Academy St.
Open House: 1:30 to 3 p.m. May 17
Sunnyland: (360) 676-6446
2800 James St.
Open House: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 24
Wade King: (360) 647-6840
2155 Yew St. Road
Open House: 1:15 to 2:15,
2:15 to 3:15 and 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. May 24
Family Partnership Program: (360) 676-6424
1409 18th Street
Open House: 10 a.m. to noon May 30