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King’s Schools will be accepting applications for Fall 2023-2024 school year starting October 14, 2022. If you have any questions, please contact our Admissions Office at admissions@kingsschools.org, or call (206) 289-7783.

We look forward to serving your family throughout the application process. Admission is dependent upon evidence that the student’s most recent school experience has been successful both academically and behaviorally.

To ensure your child has a spot for the upcoming school year, we highly recommend applying and submitting all supplemental forms as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact our Admissions Office using our Inquiry Form, or call (206) 289-7783.

King’s Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, nationality, ethnic or socioeconomic origin in the administration of its academic, admission, financial aid policies, or other school-administered programs. 

Steps to Apply

STEP 1: Submit an online application and a $50 non-refundable application fee for each student.

Submit K-12 Application

STEP 2: When the application file is complete, the school office will contact you for next steps in the admissions process. This may include a student interview, or testing and/or additional review of student’s application. A parent or guardian is expected to attend the student interview with your child.

STEP 3: Following acceptance, a notification will be sent from the business office via email with instructions to complete an online enrollment process, including registering for Smart Tuition.

STEP 1: Schedule a tour by emailing KPSinfo@kingsschools.org, calling 206-546-7263, or click here to RSVP.

STEP 2: After the tour, submit an online application and a non-refundable application fee of $100 per student. The child will then be placed on the waitlist.

Submit Preschool Application

STEP 3: When a placement in King’s Preschool becomes available, the preschool office will contact families on the waitlist to schedule a formal meet-and-greet visit. Both prospective student and parents are expected to attend this visit.

STEP 4: Following the meet-and-greet visit, a placement decision will be made, and families will have 48 hours to accept the placement offer. A notification from the Preschool, including next steps, will be sent via email.

STEP 5: Once a family has accepted their child’s enrollment offer to King’s Preschool, completion of the online enrollment process will finalize placement. An email will be sent to enrolling families from King’s Preschool with instructions to complete the online enrollment contract via “brightwheel”, including setting up a billing/payment plan.

STEP 6: Once the above process is complete, families will begin to receive further information from the Preschool in preparation for a successful start at King’s Schools!

Step 1: For priority consideration we encourage all applicants to apply and provide supporting documents by February 15th, 2022. Please Submit an online application and a $150 non-refundable application fee for each student.

Submit International Application

Step 2: Application and ALL supporting documentation must be sent in by February 15th, 2022 to be considered for priority admission. Documents can be emailed to admissions@kingsschools.org or sent by mail to:

King's Admissions 
19303 Fremont Ave N 
Seattle, WA 98133

Step 3: Applications and supporting documentation received after February 15th will be reviewed and all applicants will be notified by email after March 1st about the results of the review process. Qualified candidates will be selected and contacted to schedule an interview. Interviews can be conducted over Zoom, Skype or in person.

Step 4: All admission decisions will be made by March 15th, 2022. Applicants will be notified by email with the acceptance decision. The decision is based on the applicant’s application, supplemental documents, interview, and fit within King’s Schools.

Step 5: Once accepted, the guardian named on the application will receive an enrollment contract. When the contract is signed and submitted, you will be considered an enrolled student at King’s Schools. Deadline for enrollment must be completed by May 1st or the applicant’s spot will be given to the next applicant on the waiting list. After enrollment is complete, the student’s I-20 will be emailed or mailed to, or can be picked up by the student’s guardian upon notification from our international student coordinator.

** Enrolled students will need proof of health insurance for September 1 – June 30 of the intended year of study. The school will need documentation of the student’s health insurance, along with an updated copy of the F-1 visa and I-901 receipt, before the student is able to begin school.

Application Requirements

  1. Students must be five years old on or before September 1 of the year they plan to enroll.
  2. A copy of the child’s birth certificate must accompany the application materials.
  3. Transcript Request
  4. Elementary Teacher Recommendation
  1. Students must be five years old on or before September 1 of the year they plan to enroll.
  2. A copy of the child’s birth certificate must accompany the application materials.
  3. Transcript Request
  4. Elementary Teacher Recommendation
  1. Students must be six years of age on or before September 1 or have successfully completed a year of kindergarten and are able to satisfactorily pass a first-grade screening test administered by our first-grade teachers or assistant principal.
  2. Transcript Request
  3. Elementary Teacher Recommendation
  1. Copies of recent standardized test scores
  2. Current report cards for the past TWO academic years
  3. Transcript Request
  4. Elementary Teacher Recommendation
  1. Copies of recent standardized test scores
  2. Current report cards for the past TWO academic years
  3. Transcript Request
  4. Secondary Teacher Recommendation
  1. Academic records from the past two years or entire high school transcript
  2. One teacher recommendation.
  3. Official English proficiency exam results. Official results should be sent from the testing company.
    • Admission to Junior High
      • iTEP SLATE PLUS: Score of 3.7 or better for all incoming 7th and 8th grade students.
      • TOEFL Jr: Score of 745 or better for all incoming 7th and 8th grade students.
    • Admission to High School
      • Applicant must submit results from ONE of the following test options.
        • iTEP SLATE PLUS
          • 9th and 10th grade: required score of 4 or better.
          • 11th grade: required score of 5 or better.
        • TOEFL: score of 65 or better for all incoming 9th through 11th grade students.
        • IELTS: score of 6.0 or better for all incoming 9th through 11th grade students.
      • King’s Schools has partnered with INTERLINK Program at Seattle Pacific University and will waive the need for one of the above tests with the completion of Level 5 at INTERLINK. High School Students who enroll in English courses at INTERLINK can receive a F-1 visa, be matched to a homestay family, then transfer to King’s High School if accepted. No contingent acceptances will be given prior to level 5 completion.Exception: If a student is able to test out INTERLINK with a TOEFL score higher than 65 and has approval from the INTERLINK director King’s would allow less than a level 5 completion to apply.
      • We do NOT accept the SLEP test.
  4. Vaccination records (emailed to admissions@kingsschools.org)

ESL Courses

King’s Schools does not offer any ESL courses. King’s requires that international students enter the school year proficient in English for their grade level.

Housing Information

Kindergarten through 6th graders must live with at least (1) natural parent. Students applying for 7-11th grades may live with a relative, guardian, or host family. King’s Schools does not offer or liaison homestays for international students; however, King’s Schools may be able to provide inquiring families with names of agencies which students have previously used. Information provided does not constitute an endorsement nor is it an indication that said agencies have been vetted by King’s. All families are strongly encouraged to vet and check references for any third-party agencies and/or homestays. For more information, please contact Mary Hudon, International Student Coordinator/DSO at King’s Schools for more information at mhudon@kingsschools.org.