ENROLLMENT

2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR

AGE REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2s class: child must be 2 by August 31, 2019
  • 3s class: child must be 3 by August 31, 2019
  • 4s class: child must be 4 by August 31, 2019
  • Kindergarten class: child must be 5 by August 31, 2019

REGISTRATION PHASES:

For Preschool, there are three registration phases. Please read the criteria and then find the appropriate section that applies to you below.

1. Priority Registration – the child applying is:

  • currently (or previously) enrolled at Woodland Park
  • OR a sibling of a current or alumni child of Woodland Park
  • OR currently enrolled in a North Seattle College Toddler Co-op (and applying to the Woodland Park 2s class)

2. Transfer Registration – for a child currently attending a 2s, 3s, 4s or 5s class at another NSC Co-op.

3. Open Registration – if you do not fall into Preschool Priority Registration or Preschool Transfer Registration.


For Kindergarten, please find the Kindergarten Registration Checklist below.


PRESCHOOL: PRIORITY REGISTRATION CHECKLIST

STEP 1:  Ensure your child meets the priority registration criteria above.

STEP 2: See the class in action! Email the appropriate parent coordinator to schedule a required tour. Tours are for adults only, as the school’s insurance only covers enrolled students. However, children under one year of age in arms/carriers can be arranged  with the parent coordinator ahead of time.

Parent Coordinator Contacts:

STEP 3: Complete the online application by the Preschool Priority Registration deadline: Friday, February 8, 2019.

STEP 4: Priority Registration parents will be notified by Saturday, February 9, 2019 whether their child has been offered a spot or added to the wait list.

STEP 5: If offered a spot, you will have 24 hours to accept placement. A non-refundable registration fee of $35 must be paid no later than 48 hours after you are notified of acceptance into the program or you will forfeit your space.


PRESCHOOL: TRANSFER REGISTRATION CHECKLIST

STEP 1: Ensure your child meets the transfer registration criteria above.

STEP 2: See the class in action! Email the appropriate parent coordinator to schedule a required tour. Tours are for adults only, as the school’s insurance only covers enrolled students. However, children under one year of age in arms/carriers can be arranged  with the parent coordinator ahead of time.

Parent Coordinator Contacts:

STEP 3: Complete the online application by the Preschool Transfer Registration deadline: Friday, February 22, 2019.

STEP 4: Transfer Registration parents will be notified by Saturday, February 23, 2019 whether their child has been offered a spot or added to the wait list.

STEP 5: If offered a spot, you will have 24 hours to accept placement. A non-refundable $35 registration fee must be paid no later than 48 hours after you are notified of acceptance into the program or you will forfeit your space.


PRESCHOOL: OPEN REGISTRATION CHECKLIST

STEP 1: Ensure that your child does not qualify for Priority or Transfer Registration (listed above).

STEP 2: See the class in action! Email the appropriate parent coordinator to schedule a required tour. Tours are for adults only, as the school’s insurance only covers enrolled students. However, children under one year of age in arms/carriers can be arranged  with the parent coordinator ahead of time.

Parent Coordinator Contacts:

STEP 3: Complete the online application.

STEP 4 (optional): For prioritized enrollment consideration during the Open Registration period, please attend the Co-op Preschool Fair, held at North Seattle College on March 2nd from 9:30-11:30. At the fair, make sure to check in at the Woodland Park Co-op table for prioritized consideration. Note: if you don’t attend the fair your application will still be considered after the fair.


STEP 5: If offered a spot, a non-refundable $35 registration fee must be paid no later than 24 hours after you are notified of acceptance into the program, or you will forfeit your space.


KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION CHECKLIST

STEP 1: Schedule a tour with Jenny Curtis at kindergarten.wpcp@gmail.com or (206) 724-7720. Prospective students, accompanied by an adult, are welcomed to attend the Kindergarten tour.

STEP 2: Complete the online application by the Kindergarten application deadline: February 22nd, 2019.

STEP 3: Pay the one-time $50 non-refundable application fee.
 You will be emailed a link for payment after your application is received.

STEP 4: If offered a spot, families will have one week to accept placement and submit first month’s tuition deposit after being offered a spot. Make sure to sign and submit the Enrollment Agreement along with the first month’s tuition (non-refundable). First deposit is due March 1, 2019.

STEP 5: Last month’s tuition is due by April 5, 2019 (non-refundable).


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

Q: What are your tuition rates?

A: Please see our Tuition page.

 

Q: Does participation in the Phinney Neighborhood Preschool Co-op (PNPC) or the Woodland Park Co-op Summer program qualify a family for Priority or Transfer registration?

A: Unfortunately, this does not qualify.

 

Q: I have another child who attended or attends Woodland Park Co-op, do I still need to tour?

A: If you have another child who has been through this particular Woodland Park class previously (example: your younger child is applying for the 3s class and you have an older child who has already attended the Woodland Park 3s class), then you do not need to tour.

 

Q: Does attendance to an open house count as a tour?

A: No, a separate tour during normal class hours is required even if you attended an open house.

 

Q: How do I apply after Open Registration?

A: Please email the appropriate Parent Coordinator to see if there is still space in the class.

 

Q: I have other enrollment questions, who do I contact?

A: Please email the appropriate Parent Coordinator: