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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.

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. 

Registration is open March 2-31. This is the best time to register. However, if this time does not work with your schedule, please register any time after March 31 at your neighborhood school. 

To locate the school your child will attend, please visit the InfoFinder webpage link, located under the Families tab on the district website. By entering a home address in the info finder, school attendance areas will be shown. 

Registration forms are available at elementary schools, and are also available for download on this page. 

Please call the Ferndale School District at 360-383-9200 with any questions about Kindergarten registration. 

What should I bring with me? 

It will be helpful for parents to: 

  • Verify their child’s birthdate with a birth certificate, baptismal certificate or a hospital birth registration 
  • Bring a record of the child’s immunizations, as required by state law (verification required prior to the first day of school) 
  • Provide proof of residence; i.e., utility bill, rental or lease agreement (for parents who do not already have students enrolled in Ferndale Schools) 

Registration Hours:   
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at elementary schools. 

  • 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) 383-9450 

Kindergarten Readiness (Jumpstart) Survey

Spring Jump Start

Ferndale Schools is offering a Jump Start Kindergarten program and your incoming Kindergartener could start school this spring.

  • Jump Start is a Kindergarten Readiness class
  • Program begins January 29, 2020 and runs until June 9, 2020.
  • 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 or Principal Mark Hall, 360-383-9345.

Summer Jump Start

Summer Jumpstart Kindergarten is free for eligible incoming 2020-2021 kindergarten students living in the Ferndale School District. This program gives students a jump-start for kindergarten by giving students half-day instruction four days a week during the summer. Students will learn the routines of kindergarten, colors and shapes, alphabet and numbers, sharing and following directions in a school setting, learn how to interact and work collaboratively with other students and most of all have fun while learning. You must register for kindergarten prior to enrolling in summer Jump Start.

  • Program begins June 22, 2020 and runs until July 16, 2020
  • Located at Eagleridge Elementary School, 2651 Thornton Road
  • Schedule: 4 days per week, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Register for kindergarten at your neighborhood school and fill out the Jump Start interest form in the kindergarten registration packet

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