School Information Evenings

School Information Evenings 2017

You may book an evening date prior to receiving an acceptance letter from advanced learning!


Eligibility

Please note that if your child is eligible for HCC, you must still apply for admission during the District Open Enrollment time period.

The District Open Enrollment is Monday, February 13, 2017 - Friday, February 24, 2017.


Application and Testing

Current and prospective students participate in a district assessment to determine their eligibility for the Highly Capable Cohort (HCC).

Key application and testing steps and dates are:

  • Student Nomination/Parent Permission Form due Early October
  • Teacher Input Form due Early October
  • Test Date Notification E-Mailed from District by Mid-November
  • Cognitive Testing Administered late October through Mid-December
  • Achievement Testing Administered (if needed) through January

For more information contact Advanced Learning.


Enrollment

Eligible HCC students wishing to enroll in the program must request Cascadia Elementary or Decatur Elementary during the Open Enrollment Period for School Choice Assignment.  If you have not received an eligibility letter from Advanced Learning by the time Open Enrollment starts, you may still choose an HCC on your Choice form.

If your child has tested into the HCC program and your reference elementary school is:

  • Bryant Elementary
  • Laurelhurst Elementary
  • Sand Point Elementary
  • View Ridge Elementary
  • Wedgwood Elementary

then Decatur Elementary would be your assigned school if you request admission into HCC during the open enrollment period.

If your child has tested into the HCC program and your home address is:

  • North of the ship canal bridge (excluding Bryant/Laurelhurst/Sand Point/View Ridge/Wedgwood Elementary)
  • On Queen Anne
  • On Magnolia

then Cascadia Elementary would be your assigned school if you request admission into HCC during the open enrollment period.
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School Choice for 2017-18

Below are the dates for next school year:

  • Mon., Feb. 6, 2017: School Choice Forms Available Online
  • Mon., Feb. 13, 2017: Open Enrollment Begins
  • Fri., Feb. 24, 2017: Open Enrollment Ends
  • Mon., Apr. 17, 2017: Assignment Lookup Tool Available Online
  • Wed., May 31, 2017: School Choice for 2017-18 Ends
  • Thurs., Aug. 31, 2017: Wait lists Dissolve

 


School Information Evening Dates

2017 School Information Evenings will be on Thursday, February 2 and Monday, February 13 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in Cascadia's Library. Advance reservations for the Information Evenings are required and are for adults only. Please sign up for an evening if you have kindergarten through 4th grade students who you think will qualify for HCC. These events are extremely large, so we ask that you not attend tours if your students are younger than kindergarten age. This program will only be in the Lincoln building until June 2017.

Please note that if your child is eligible for HCC, you must still apply for admission during the District Open Enrollment time period.  If you have not received an eligibility letter from Advanced Learning by the time Open Enrollment starts, you may still choose an HCC school on your Choice form.

For questions about enrollment you may contact the SPS Enrollment Office directly at 206.252.0760


School Information Evening Reservations

Advanced reservations are required for the Information Evenings.  Please sign up for this event on the SignUpGenius link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0948A4A92BAAFE3-school


Directions and Parking

Cascadia is located west of Interstate 5, just south of N 45th Street on Interlake Avenue N in Seattle's Wallingford district.

Cascadia Elementary School
4400 Interlake Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103

When arriving from the north on Interlake Avenue N, limited back-in angle parking is available. Otherwise, you will find ample parking in the nearby neighborhood. There is no on-campus parking.

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