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    Enrolling a current 8th grade student for the 2018-19 school year

    Nova building entrance

    Online Option

    • Go to the Seattle Public Schools web page. 
    • Go to the Enroll My Student tab
    • Click on Alternative Learning Experience and Service Schools. 
    • If you are enrolling during the priority Open Enrollment Period (February 5-16, 2018), complete the School Choice form and check the dropdown box for Nova. 

    In-Person Option

    • Go in person to the John Stanford Center (contact information below).
    • Write in “Nova” under the Options box.

    When open enrollment closes, parents/guardians may still go online or in person and enroll as noted above because of our designation as a service school.

    Enrolling a current SPS High School student

    Current Seattle Public Schools high school students may transfer to Nova at any time during the school year.

    • Required: attend an “induction morning,” to meet with students/staff and shadow a current student to learn about Nova before transferring.
      • Every Thursday from 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    • Please call the main office at 206-252-3500 to sign up for an “induction morning.”
    • Parent/guardian must inform us that they want their student to transfer to Nova. We will inform the Enrollment Office.
    • Student is assigned to Nova for the following Monday.

    If you would like your student to be re-assigned for the 2018-2019 school year, you can email the Enrollment Center or visit the John Stanford Center. (Contact information listed below.)

    Contact information for the Enrollment/Admissions Center for Seattle Public Schools


    Mail: SPS Service Center
    MS 11-174
    PO Box 34165
    Seattle, WA 98124-1165

    In person: (8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday - Friday)
    Seattle Public Schools
    John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence
    2445 3rd Avenue South
    Seattle, WA 98134

    Fax: 206-252-0761