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How to Apply to Hope School Online: New Student Application Instructions

Apply to Hope Lutheran School

Application Process

Thank you for your interest in Hope Lutheran School.  We look forward to partnering with you in your child’s education.

Please note: If you are interested in apply for Kindergarten, applicants must have reached their 5th birthday by August 31st of the enrollment year. To enroll in our Preschool 3 or 4 program, students must turn 3 or 4 by August 31st.

Following is a checklist for Preschool Applicants:

  • Attend an open house or school tour (school tours offered every Thursday at 9:30 a.m.)
  • Complete the online registration process which includes completing the application, preschool supplemental form and submitting a copy of the student’s birth certificate and immunizations as well as paying the New Family Deposit and registration fee.

The following is a list of requirements for student’s applying for kindergarten through grade 8:

  • Attend an open house or school tour (school tours offered every Thursday at 9:30 a.m.)
  • Complete the online registration process which includes completing the application, pre-interview questionnaire, uploading a copy of the student’s birth certificate and immunizations (can be submitted in person), previous report cards or testing, IEP or 504 Plan if applicable, providing a letter of recommendation  and paying the New Family deposit, registration fee and testing fee.
  • Copies of any private or school district testing, IEP or 504 plan. We endeavor to meet the needs of each student, however as a private school with limited resources we are not always able to provide all the resources a student might need to be set up for success. Our ability to meet each applicant’s needs will be evaluated upon application based on the information provided  in testing results, an IEP or 504 plan.
  • Once the application materials are submitted, the Admissions Director will call to schedule an entrance test  ($35 non-refundable fee) and a family interview with Hope Lutheran School Principal, Kristen Okabayashi. If you have any questions during the application process, please call Admissions Director, Sally Heit at 206-935-8500.

Important Dates for Admissions – 2019-2020

 Oct. 22, 2019  6:30 pm, Kindergarten Information Night
 Nov. 19, 2019   6:30 All School Open House
 Jan 3, 2020 Applications for 2020–2021 now being accepted.  Apply online
 Jan 13-24, 2020 Current Hope Family Re-Enrollment Period
 Jan 14, 2020  6:30 Preschool Open House
 Jan 27 , 2020 New Family Enrollment Begins
 April 28, 2020 7:00–8:30 p.m. Academic Night at Hope Lutheran School