Schools of Choice
Our schools of choice accept applications during the month of January. This includes Big Picture Schools, CHOICE Academy, Highline Virtual Academy, Maritime High School, Raisbeck Aviation High School (RAHS), and the International Baccalaureate Programme at Mount Rainier High School (MRHS). Applications are posted on each school's website. Students must submit a complete application during the application window. All completed applications will be processed in accordance with the admission process for schools requiring an application
The application window for the 2022-23 school year is open. Please complete applications by January 31.
Space is limited.
Need help submitting your application?
Register for virtual SchoolMint support appointments happening January 24 to January 28, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. By appointment only.
2022-23 Application Timeline
- January 3: Application opens
- January Various Dates: School-specific info nights
- January 24-28: School Mint Application Support Appointments
- January 31: Application closes
- March 1: Lottery
- March 3: Lottery results posted online
- April 1: Final student date to confirm acceptance
All neighborhood schools offer challenging coursework with electives to enhance the learning experience. We encourage you to get to know your neighborhood school—explore its website and all it has to offer. You do not have to apply to your neighborhood school. Your student will automatically be assigned unless they are selected and confirm intent to attend a school of choice. Use our online tool to find your neighborhood school.