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Welcome to the student school registration page. Included for your use are required forms to enroll your child in Ferndale Schools. All forms are provided in PDF.

Additional Forms:

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

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

Kindergarten Registration:

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

April 27, 2020: Ferndale School District Kindergarten Registration Open Online

The Ferndale School District is announcing that families can complete Kindergarten registration forms online for the 2020-21 school year.

To be eligible for kindergarten for the 2020-21 school year, a child must be five years of age on or before August 31, 2020. 

During the school buildings closure period, registration packets are available:

  • Online:
  • Hard Copy: Hard copy registration forms are available Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 am to 1 pm during meal distributions at all elementary school meal distribution locations (See address list below).

Submitting Completed Registration Forms

Completed packets can be returned by email to Darlene Patterson in the district’s Teaching & Learning Department at

Hard copy packets can be returned via mail or returned to drop boxes at any elementary school meal distribution site.

Drop boxes to submit completed registration forms are available during meal distribution times from 11 am to 1 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at elementary school meal distribution sites. Please note, drop boxes are not available outside of the meal distribution times.

Kindergarten Registration Forms Mailing Address:

Ferndale School District
Attn: Darlene Patterson
PO Box 698
Ferndale, WA 98248

Elementary School Address Locations

  • Beach Elementary, 3786 Centerview Rd., Lummi Island, (360) 383-9440
  • Cascadia Elementary, 6175 Church Rd., (360) 383-2300
  • Central Elementary, 5610 Second Ave., (360) 383-9600
  • Custer Elementary, 7660 Custer School Rd., (360) 383-9500
  • Eagleridge Elementary, 2651 Thornton Rd., (360) 383-9700
  • Skyline Elementary, 2225 Thornton Rd., (360) 383-945

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 January 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

Stay tuned for more information.

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