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Kindergarten Information

Please enroll your child for Kindergarten either online at the link below or at your child's home school. 

To be eligible for kindergarten for the 2023-24 school year, a child must be five years of age on or before September 1, 2023. 

Registering Your Child for School

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

  • Letter from Superintendent

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. 

Jump Start

Ferndale Schools is offering a Jump Start Kindergarten program and your incoming Kindergartener could start school this September 2023 (tentative if community guidelines allow). See information about Jump Start by clicking this link.

If you have a child turning 4 years of age prior to September 1, 2023 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

If you have any questions, please call our Early Learning Coordinator, Rachel Bowlden at 360-383-9572. or Jennifer Hawkins, Admin Assistant-Registrar, 360-383-9289