Tumwater School District

Continuous Student Learning in a Caring, Engaging Environment

Continuous Student Learning in a Caring, Engaging Environment

Registration Forms and Procedures
 
Forms: You may download and print basic registration, emergency, and medical forms. en espanol.  Home language survey forms are available in many languages.  CLICK HERE to find the right form for your family.  Each school requires additional forms. Hard copies of all forms are available at each school. 
If you need forms translated into another language, please contact the District Office at 709-7000.
 
Kindergarten Enrollment
Children who will be five-years old on or before August 31 are eligible to attend kindergarten. The child’s birth certificate, immunization records and proof of residency are required for enrollment. Parents may register kindergarten students during open enrollment starting in March of each year. Please contact your local school for more information and/or to schedule a time to register your child. 
 
New as of July, 2015: Changes to All Day Kindergarten Enrollment for 2015-16
 
Due to increased funding from the State, the District now is able to offer all day kindergarten at no cost at four elementary schools including: Littlerock, Michael T. Simmons, Peter G. Schmidt and Tumwater Hill.  These schools will no longer have half day kindergarten classes.
 
Black Lake Elementary and East Olympia Elementary will each offer 2 full day kindergarten classes that charge tuition and one half day section that is no cost.
 
Financial assistance is available for students who qualify for the programs at East Olympia and Black Lake Elementary. 
 
All day Kindergarten Friday Early Release Schedule
 
First Grade Enrollment
Children who will be six-years old on or before August 31 are eligible to attend first grade. Immunization records, proof of age and proof of residency are required.  2015-16 Enrollment Flyer
 
Enrollment for All Other Grades
Students new to the area should register at their local school as soon as possible. Please check your school's website for summer hours. When schools are closed, parents may pick up enrollment packets at the District Office.  However, actual registration occurs at each school.  Parents need to bring their child's birth certificate, immunization records and proof of residency when they register. You may be asked to present a driver's license or picture ID coupled with a signed rental or lease agreement, a utility bill in your name, or a tax statement in your name. The school will then request the student's records from the previous school they attended.  2015-16 Enrollment Flyer

Homeless Students
Homeless students shall be registered and admitted immediately, regardless of the lack of address or appropriate records.