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Kindergarten Registration

To be eligible for kindergarten for the 2021-22 school year, a child must be five years of age on or before August 31, 2021. 

Registering Your Child for School

To register your child for school, please complete our online registration process.

For students who have not previously enrolled in Ferndale School District you will need:

  • Your child’s birth certificate 
  • Proof of residency (your address), acceptable proof includes government issued documents, lease or rental agreement, utility bills
  • Immunization records

If you are unable to complete the online registration, all forms to enroll your child in Ferndale Schools are provided below in PDF form.

Additional Forms:

Additional Information:

Note: Additional immunization information is available at the Washington State Department of Health webpage

Please complete and return all forms to the school your child will attend. If you are not sure what school your child will attend, you may

Please complete a registration packet (located above). In addition, please complete the early learning survey and the kindergarten readiness survey below.

Be sure to sign up for our online meal program. Read more information about online payments on the Child Nutrition webpage

Elementary School Address Locations

Please call the Ferndale School District at 360-383-9200 with questions. 


Kindergarten Readiness (Jumpstart) Survey

Jump Start

Ferndale Schools is offering a Jump Start Kindergarten program and your incoming Kindergartener could start school this September 2021 (tentative if community guidelines allow).

If you have a child turning 5 years of age prior to August 31, 2021 and have NOT had any preschool experience, please contact Rachel Bowlden to get on the wait list for Jumpstart Kindergarten.

  • Jump Start is a Kindergarten Readiness class
  • Located at the North Bellingham Learning Center, corner of Smith and Northwest Roads
  • Schedule: Five days per week, full school days
  • Small class are taught by a qualified kindergarten teacher and one assistant.
  • Bus transportation is provided
  • To register, please visit North Bellingham Learning Center or call 360-383-9660.

If you have any questions, please call our Early Learning Coordinator, Rachel Bowlden at 360-383-9660.

Summer Jump Start

Our Summer Jump Start will run congruent with Ferndale School District's summer school programs. The first session is June 21 through July 2 with a second session August 2 through August 18.

Jump Start will be held at Skyline Elementary School, Monday through Friday from 9am to 1pm. There is bus transportation available. Students must attend both sessions to be eligible.

If you have any questions, please call our Early Learning Coordinator, Rachel Bowlden at 360-383-9660.