Midway Elementary School
22447 24th Avenue South Des Moines, WA 98198

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Kindergarten Enrollment & Readiness

Will your child be 5 by August 31? Kindergarten registration for the 2024-25 school year opens February 5, 2024.  

Join Us at Our Welcome to Kindergarten Event

Saturday, June 8

Join us at our districtwide Family Welcome to Kinder Event on Saturday, June 8 from 9:00 am to noon at Puget Sound Skills Center (18010 8th Ave S, SeaTac). 

Get information and resources for the coming school year. Learn about school meals, language learning supports and dual language, school readiness, special education and more!

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What Do I Need to Enroll? 

Have the following ready: 

  • Birth certificate 
  • Proof of address (rental agreement, purchase agreement, or utility bill)
  • Immunization records 


Here is information about the required documents you will need for enrolling.

Neighborhood School

Not sure where your student will attend? Look up your neighborhood school using our Find Your School tool.


Kindergarten Readiness Programs

Starting school is a big step for your child and your whole family. Register your incoming kindergartener early—as close to opening deadline as possible—to gain access to kindergarten welcome events and free readiness programs. 

Highline offers unique programs for incoming kindergarten students to help them be ready for kindergarten in the fall. These programs include Kindergarten Jump Start and WaKIDS. The programs are free for registered kindergarten students. For more information, contact Amleset Legesse at 206-631-3190.

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Our 2023 Zoom Event

Get information and resources for the coming school year watch our districtwide “Welcome to Kindergarten” 2023 Zoom event!


Director of PreK & Elementary Success

Kristin Alfonzo 
Early Learning Specialist

Want Your Student to Become Bilingual?

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Preparing your child for kindergarten?

Check out the Kindergarten Readiness Guidelines that highlights skills to support success in kindergarten and beyond. 

Kindergarten Readiness Guide