Early Entrance Kindergarten

The application period for the early entrance to kindergarten program is closed for the 2020-21 school year. 

The application period for early entrance students to enter the 2021-22 school year will begin in March of 2021.  


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.

Please read the Early Entrance to Kindergarten FAQs before completing the application. The answers to parents' most common questions will be found there.

  • Additional early entrance information is available through the Office of Elementary Education, 425-408-7705.

Frequently Asked Questions