Enroll at Franklin
Enroll in your neighborhood school anytime during the school year.
Choice Enrollment for Grades 1-12
Apply to attend a school other than your neighborhood school for the 2022-2023 school year. The application window open October 25, 2021 and close January 21, 2022.
Franklin is part of the Tacoma Whole Child Initiative, a partnership with Tacoma Public Schools and the University of Washington Tacoma. Through the Whole Child Initiative, Franklin teachers and staff receive guidance, support, and tools, including the implementation of a Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS) model. PBIS rewards and recognizes positive behavior and helps to create a safe, positive and nurturing environment for all students. Teachers use data and research to make decisions and create lesson plans.
Family Guide to Kindergarten Readiness
Help prepare your child for kindergarten by exploring tips and videos for reading readiness, math readiness, social and emotional readiness, and language readiness on the Tacoma Public Schools website.
Choice Enrollment 2023-2024 School Year
We recommend families start by checking out their neighborhood school. If your neighborhood school isn't the best fit, you can apply to attend another school in Tacoma Public Schools through our choice enrollment process.
Kindergarten: Choice Enrollment closes on March 17, 2023.
Grades 1-12: Choice Enrollment closes on February 3, 2023.
New Student Enrollment
Families new to Tacoma Public Schools need to complete an online enrollment packet.
New Student Application