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    John Stanford International School is an option school.  For the latest information on school assignment plans, applying to option schools, forms, etc., please visit the SPS Enrollment page and SPS School Choice and Open Enrollment information.

     

     2021-2022 Enrollment info:

     

    SPS has extended Open Enrollment: February 1 - 26, 2021.

     

    Registration for 2021-22 for students new to Seattle Public Schools will be available online starting January 4, 2021.  Open Enrollment/School Choice period is February 1 - 26, 2021.  Enroll your student and fill out an online School Choice form at the Enroll tab on the Seattle Public Schools website.

    John Stanford International School is an Option School.  This means enrollment is a TWO STEP PROCESS.

    1.  Enroll your incoming student with Seattle Public Schools starting Jan. 4, 2021. If your students home language is either Japanese or Spanish, please indicate this on the enrollment form.
    2.  Between Feb. 1 Feb. 26, 2021, submit a School Choice Form to enrollment services, indicating John Stanford International School as your school choice.  The deadline for on-time submission of the School Choice Form is 11:59pm on Feb. 26, 2021.  If your form is received after this date/time, it will be processed AFTER all the on-time forms, and you will not receive sibling or geozone priority.

    After families receive assignments (usually by late April), students entering second through fifth grades; and Kindergarten and first grade students who wish to fill one of the heritage or native speaker set-aside seats, will be required to pass a language proficiency interview.  Families will be contacted by John Stanford International School to schedule this interview in late Spring.

     What are the assignment tie-breakers for John Stanford International School?

    Heritage / Native Speaker set-aside

    20% of seats in Kindergarten and First grade classrooms will be assigned to native or heritage Spanish or Japanese speakers (these are families who have indicated a home language of Spanish or Japanese on the original enrollment form and have passed a language proficiency interview).

     All other seats

    1. Siblings of current students
    2. Children whose home address is within our GeoZone
    3. Lottery for students whose home address is outside the GeoZone

    Open Enrollment Results Notification

    School Choice results will be available online through the Assignment Lookup Tool by April, 20 2021. To use the Assignment Lookup Tool, please enter your student’s ID number and birth date.

    Waitlists for the 2021-22 school year will dissolve on August 31, 2021.

    If additional choice seats become available, waitlisted students will be contacted by Admissions in waitlist order, to be offered a choice assignment; families will have 48 hours to accept or decline the offer before the next student must be called. Please confirm parent and guardian contact information in the Source is current.

    If you need assistance, please contact the Admissions office online or by phone 206-252-0760.

     

    English Flyer

    English Brochure

     

    Japanese Flyer

    Japanese Brochure

     

    Spanish Flyer

    Spanish Brochure

     

    Dual language Immersion Pathway

    Seattle Public Schools is committed to offering a K-12 Dual Language Immersion (DLI) pathway for Spanish, Japanese, and Mandarin DLI students. A student entering a DLI program within an International School at the elementary level would be able to continue in that DLI program into the middle school and high school pathways, guaranteed (if they select that school). Non-DLI students, with the right amount of language proficiency, may be able to join the DLI pathway in the upper elementary grades, or at the middle or high school level.

     

    SPS Northwest DLI Pathway:

    John Stanford International School > Hamilton International Middle School > Lincoln High School

     

     


    Potential Openings for 2021-22 

    Grade

    Japanese Immersion

    Spanish Immersion

    K

    26

    52

    1st

    3 4

    2nd

    1 0

    3rd

    1 2

    4th

    13 5

    5th

    5 6

     

    Numbers are subject to change, depending on enrollment of new students or if students transfer out during the school year.



    2021-2022 Enrollment info for current JSIS families:

    Registration for 2021-22 for students new to Seattle Public Schools will be available online starting January 4, 2021.  Open Enrollment/School Choice period is February 1 - 26, 2021.  Enroll your student and fill out an online School Choice form at the Enroll tab on the Seattle Public Schools website.

    Current families with incoming kindergarten students:  You must register your child(ren)through the online registration with SPS and then submit a School Choice form during Open Enrollment between February 1 - 19, 2021 to apply for John Stanford International for the 2021 - 22 school year. Be sure to indicate on the choice form that your incoming kindergartner has a sibling already attending JSIS.

    Current John Stanford International 5th graders rising to middle school:

    • If you live within the Hamilton International Middle School boundaries, your child will automatically be assigned to Hamilton IMS.
    • If you live outside the Hamilton IMS boundaries, and you want your child to continue with language immersion at Hamilton, you must submit a School Choice form during Open Enrollment between Feb. 1 - 19, 2021 indicating Hamilton IMS as your choice.  This is an automatic guaranteed assignment if you apply during Open Enrollment.
    • If you live outside the Hamilton International boundaries and you prefer that your child attend the middle school assigned to your home address, you do not need to do anything. Your child will automatically be assigned to that school.

    Please be aware that transportation to middle school is based on home address. It is possible your child may not be eligible for school bus transportation to and from middle school.  If you are in middle or high school and live outside of the school service area you will receive an Orca Card.

    Current students thinking about leaving to another school or program(for example, HCC  or Spectrum Advance Learning):  Please be aware if you apply to another school and space is available at that school, the district will assign your child automatically during the first phase of choice assignments to that program or school causing your student to lose their existing assignment to John Stanford International.  If you have any questions about this, please ask us before filling in the School Choice form.

    Families switching to a private school:  All records requests must be submitted to the John Stanford Int’l office at least 10 working days prior to the due date.  Please email records requests to johnstanford@seattleschools.org