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Edmonds School District

School Change/Transfer

school change

The School Change process 2024-25 school year is now open. 

This process is for both in-district and out-of-district school change requests. 

Secondary deadline:  February 16, 2024
Elementary deadline:  May 31, 2024

School Change

The process of requesting enrollment at an Edmonds School District school that it different than the assigned neighborhood school. 

Choice Transfer

This application is required annually by the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction for ALL students attending a school district that is not their assigned neighborhood district. Students are assigned a school district by their address where the student lives. 

The process of requesting a choice transfer for enrollment or continued enrollment at a school district that is different from the assigned school and district based on home address.

  • NEW nonresident students to Edmonds School District first step is to complete the P-138 School Change application listed above. Second step is to receive a waiver from their district of residence by completing the required Choice Transfer application. 
  • Current nonresident students who have been previously approved to attend one of Edmonds schools must complete the Choice Transfer application annually as it is required by the Superintendent Office of Public Instruction (OSPI). 
  • Edmonds School District residents may request choice transfers in order to enroll in another school district but should consider contacting that district for their process of accepting nonresident students.