Information regarding waivers:

  • Approved in-district waivers are current until the next level of schooling:
    • as long as there is no academic, attendance or discipline issues​​​​​​.
  • Current out-of-district student waivers must submit a new choice transfer every year. Current out-of-district students waivers will be approved at their current school, as long as:
    • there is no academic, attendance or discipline issues;
    • their choice transfer has been submitted prior to the start of the school year.
  • Waivered students transferring to a new level of schooling (5th to 6th grade or 8th to 9th grade).  
    • In-district - will need to submit a new waiver, if you do not want to attend your home school.
    • Out-of-district- will need to submit a new choice transfer request.
    • All efforts will be made to keep students in their current waiver feeder pattern but it cannot be guaranteed.  
  • 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 late August.

Information regarding transportation for students on an approved waiver. 

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:

Please note that we will begin taking all IB (International baccalaureate waivers to Inglemoor High school on december 9, 2019




Contact Us

Director of Equity and Diversity

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: