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    Option School Choice Fair
    Posted on 11/17/2017
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    Option School Choice Fair

    Date: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    Location: Mercer International Middle School cafeteria
    1600 S Columbian Way Seattle, WA 98108

    Mercer Middle School school profile webpage

    Admissions Fair for Option Schools will be held on Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Mercer International Middle School cafeteria.

    Both option schools and district departments will be available to answer questions and share upcoming changes to boundaries, openings of new schools, programs, and future developments as well as helping families register their students online.

    For registration purposes, please have required documentation to provide our admission specialists, such as:

    • Proof of address,
    • Student immunization records, and
    • Student's birth certificate and/or passport (grades K-1 only for date of birth verification).

    Students experiencing homelessness do not need to provide required documents. Read more about the required documents necessary and the process for enrollment on our Enroll My Student webpage.  

    Registration and Open Enrollment for School Choice

    Online registration for the 2018-19 school year (new registrations) opens on Jan. 8, 2018.

    The 2018-19 Open Enrollment for School Choice period is Feb. 5 until 16. School choice forms will be available beginning Feb. 5. 

    Choice forms received after Feb. 16 will not be eligible for tiebreaker consideration but will be placed in the order it was received and by lottery number. School choice applications will be accepted through May 31 for current students.

    Key Dates

    • Online Registration (new registrations) for next fall (2018-19 school year) begins Jan. 8, 2018
    • Admission Fair for Option Schools: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018
    • Open Enrollment for School Choice: Feb. 5 - 16, 2018
    • School Choice Last Day for (late) Applications: May 31, 2018
    • Non-resident Registration Period: June 1 until Aug. 31
    • Waitlists from Open Enrollment dissolve Aug. 31, 2018

    Option Schools