New Student Enrollment


Online Registration

Parents of students new to the Ellensburg School District, may begin registering their children online at for the 2023-2024 & 2024-2025  School year. Select the button below to go to the Student Registration & Enrollment Center:

New Students for 2023-2024 & 2024-2025

Registration is Open!


The Ellensburg School District has implemented Attendance Boundaries for grades K-5 students. Students will be placed at one our four elementary schools based on residence address. In order to facilitate this new process, parents must register kindergartners and all other elementary students new to the district at the elementary schools in their attendance area.

Kindergarten Registration Information

Children must be 5 years old on or before August 31, 2024 to be eligible to register for kindergarten.

Please Register your child for Kindergarten by April 5, 2024

Once your child is registered for Kindergarten, they will receive an invitation to Kindergarten Roundup at their assigned elementary school (based on Attendance Zones) by May 1, 2024.

To register students, parents will need to provide a copy of their child’s immunization record, proof of age and legal name, and proof of address such as a lease agreement or utility bill. Parents can upload necessary documents through the enrollment portal or drop by the school's main office. Hours vary by school. Contact your elementary school directly to determine registration times.

Preschool And Transitional Kindergarten
If your child is under the age of 5 Prior to August 31st, Ellensburg School District offers addition early learning opportunities. For information regarding those programs, please contact Juli Hamilton or 509-925-8090.

For more information about registration contact your School Building.

In-District Transfer
Ellensburg School District resident students in grades K-5 who wish to attend a school other than their resident school must complete and submit/upload the appropriate Intra-District Transfer Application. Students new to the district must register for their assigned school first before submitting a Transfer Request Form. Forms should be submitted to their assigned school for consideration.

Detailed information about this process can be found here: In-District Transfer Waiver.

Out-of-District Waiver
The Ellensburg School District allows for students living outside the district to request a waiver to attend school within the district. If you have moved to Ellensburg School District, please complete the New Student Registration.

Choice Transfer Request

*The Non-Resident Application for enrollment must be submitted and approved annually.

Detailed information about this process can be found here: Out-of-District Waiver.


Home Based Instruction Students
Home Based Instruction information can be found HERE.

Home Based Instruction forms can be submitted to:
Ellensburg School District
1300 East Third Avenue
Ellensburg, WA 98926
(509) 925-8000


Have you moved recently?
If so, you are required to provide new proof of residency to your student's school. Learn what is required to update your address here: Verification of Residency / VERIFICACIÓN DE DECLARACIÓN DE RESIDENCIA