Southern Heights Elementary School
11249 14th Avenue South Burien, WA 98168

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Kindergarten Enrollment & Readiness

Will you child be 5 by August 31? Kindergarten registration for the 2022-23 school year begins February 1, 2022! 

What Do I Need to Enroll? 

Have the following ready: 

  • Birth certificate 
  • Proof of address (rental agreement, purchase agreement, or utility bill)
  • Immunization records 

 

Here is information about the required documents you will need for enrolling.

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Kindergarten Readiness Programs

Starting school is a big step for your child and your whole family. Register your incoming kindergartener early—as close to February 1 as possible—to gain access to kindergarten welcome events and free readiness programs. 

Highline offers unique programs for incoming kindergarten students to help them be ready for kindergarten in the fall. These programs include Kindergarten Jump Start and WaKIDS. The programs are free for registered kindergarten students. For more information, contact Amleset Legesse at 206-631-3190.

Contact

Kathy Emerick
Director of PreK & Elementary Success

Kristin Alfonzo 
Early Learning Specialist
206-631-3288

Martine Wagoner
Early Learning Specialist
206-631-3289 

Want Your Student to Become Bilingual?

students and teacher in classroom
Highline has dual language programs so students can graduate bilingual and biliterate. Explore how you can access Spanish and Vietnamese dual language programs.
 

Preparing your child for kindergarten?

Check out the Kindergarten Readiness Guidelines that highlights skills to support success in kindergarten and beyond. 

Kindergarten Readiness Guide