Information regarding waivers:

  • Steps to transfer out of Northshore School District
  • Steps to transfer into Northshore School District
  • Approved in-district waivers are current until the next level of schooling (e.g. elementary to middle school; middle school to high school). You will need to submit a new waiver if you are transitioning from 5th to 6th grade or 8th to 9th grade and do not want to attend your home school.
  • Out of district students must submit a new waiver every year. 
  • Enrollment projections dictate staffing and scheduling and your waiver request will remain pending until capacity issues have been addressed.
  • New Middle School and High School Waivers: You will need to register at your home school; unless you have an approved waiver. 
  • EAP/AAP program waivers will be reviewed mid to late August.

Information regarding transportation for students on an approved waiver. 

Waiver acceptance dates have not Been finalized for the 2020-2021 school year, please check back at a later date.

We are taking all waivers for the 2019-2020 school year, please review (schools open or closed to waivers) prior to submitting.  We will begin accepting waivers for the 2020-2021 on the following dates:


In District Waivers

In District Waivers

(You live in the NSD service area but want your student to attend another school in our district)

-Grades 1-12 - TBD

-Kindergarten - TBD

Out of District Waivers

Out of District Waivers

(You live outside the NSD boundaries and would like your child to attend an NSD school)

- Grades 1-12 - TBD

- Kindergarten - TBD

Northshore School District Employees

NSD District Employees

1-12 - TBD

Kindergarten - TBD



Contact Us

Director of Student Services

Chris Bigelow

Student Services Specialist
Cathy Barela

Return signed and completed waiver:


Northshore School District
Attn: Student Services
3330 Monte Villa Parkway
Bothell, WA 98021  

FAX: 425-408-7729 

Waivers are too large to send via email, please send them electronically using this link: