See information below about how to get to know our school along with our explanation of the enrollment process.
Open House & School Tour Dates
Virtual Open House for In Person Instruction Jan. 11th (6 - 7 pm)
Virtual Open House for Virtual Online Pilot Program (VOPP) Jan. 12th (6 - 7 pm)
Virtual School Tours for In Person Instruction Jan. 18th (9 – 10 am) Jan. 25th (5 – 6 pm) Feb. 3rd (9 – 10 am) Feb. 8th (6 - 7 pm) Feb. 14th (12 – 1 pm)
Virtual School Tours for VOPP Jan. 20th (9 – 10 am) Jan. 27 (5 – 6 pm) Feb. 3rd (10:30 - 11:30am) Feb. 10th (6 – 7 pm) Feb. 16th (12 – 1 pm) Prospective families can email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the link for their tour of choice.
If you have any other questions about QAE or can't attend any of the events but want to learn more about the school, please contact the office at 206-252-2480 or write the QAE PTSA at email@example.com
See our community in action. Join a Parent Partnership Session.
We invite you to join Principal Janine Roy and QAE families in one of our upcoming Parent Partnership sessions. They're a great way to come together, learn together and support each other.
“Supporting Your Explorer with Reading and Math” Jan. 13 (6-7pm) This session will provide tips for supporting your child with reading and math, and how to help when they struggle This session was one of the top asks by QAE parents in QAE August 2020 Family Survey.
“Helping Your Explorer in Kindergarten” Jan. 20 (6-7pm) Whether we are learning in person or remotely, we all want to support and empower our young learners in Kindergarten. This collaborative discussion with Kindergarten families focuses on sharing ideas and solutions for supporting our Kindergarten explorers.
“Collaborative Session with QAE Families” Feb. 10 (6-7pm) Want to connect with other families? Wondering how others are navigating the pandemic? This session focuses on sharing helpful ideas, strategies and lessons learned from the pandemic.
District Enrollment Dates & Deadlines
Have an incoming kindergartener or are you new to Seattle Public Schools? Follow the two steps below. If you already have a student in SPS, but would like to move to Queen Anne Elementary, start with step 2.
Step 1: New Student Registration for the 2021-22 School Year Begins Jan. 3rd, 2022 New Student Registration is a general enrollment process. See the SPS Registration site for information on registering. If your neighborhood school is your first choice, your registration is complete.
Step 2: Open Enrollment for School Choice is Feb. 1st-28th, 2022 If you're interested in having your child attend Queen Anne Elementary, the next step is to submit that choice during the Open Enrollment period. See the SPS School Choice and Open Enrollment page for details.
The district will continue to accept school choice applications up until May 31st. Any enrollment forms received by Feb. 28th are treated the same. Forms received after Feb. 28th aren't given any tiebreaker priorities, making it less likely that you'll get into QAE or another option school.
Sibling Reminder: If you have a student currently enrolled at Queen Anne Elementary and plan to send your other child/ren to QAE, you must complete the Open Enrollment for the incoming sibling(s).
Jan. 3, 2022: Online Registration begins for the 2021-2022 school year
Feb. 1, 2022: Open Enrollment Begins; Choice forms available
Feb. 28, 2022: Open Enrollment Ends (on time applications)
May 31, 2022: School Choice Window Closes
Even if you don't get in to QAE when the results are released, stay on the wait list and keep in touch with the district. Spots continue to open in the Spring and Summer as families move.
Selection Process and Tie-Breakers: The school district reviews all school choice forms submitted by the deadline and attempts to match students with their top choice. In the event, that there are more students than there are spots available, enrollment is determined by a series of tie-breakers. The are, in order:
Sibling - if the incoming student has a sibling who already attends QAE
Geographic Zone - if the incoming student lives within the QAE Geo Zone
Lottery - random selection from all remaining incoming students
If your student is initially on the waiting list when assignments are available, they may eventually get a spot at QAE as other students decide on other schools or move out of the area (no guarantees though)!