Early Entrance Kindergarten


Although Northshore does not encourage early entry for the vast majority of students, application for testing for early entrance is available at parent expense for students who turn 5 between September 1 and November 30. Students who turn 5 on December 1 and beyond will enter kindergarten age appropriately. The cost for testing is $200 per student.

For the 2021-22 school year:

The application for early entrance to kindergarten is now available by downloading here. If you would like a hard copy mailed to you, please contact Laurie at 425.408.7705. 

The application and  payment are due by June 30, 2021 to be considered for testing.  Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Mail payment and completed applications to:  Northshore School District--Early Entrance to Kindergarten, 3330 Monte Villa Parkway, Bothell, WA  98021.

Barring any CDC or state guidance changes, all testing will take place individually and in-person during the month of July 2021. Testing dates will be determined and agreed upon between parent and district tester.

Please read the Early Entrance to Kindergarten FAQs to find answers to parents' most common questions.



Frequently Asked Questions