Enroll at Franklin


Enroll in your neighborhood school anytime during the school year.

Enroll A New Student Online

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.

Learn More & Apply

Franklin Enrollment Information Night, Tuesday, February 28

Join us on Tuesday, February 28 from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. to learn more about Franklin Elementary. This event will include introductions from school leaders and staff, academics, our school culture, unique programs we offer, and information about the choice enrollment process.


Why Franklin

Franklin preschool student

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.

Kindergarten Jump Start August 22-24, 2023

Students will meet their teachers, classmates, and get ready for the first day of school!

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.

Family Guide to Kindergarten Readiness


Enroll a New Student

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Apply for Preschool

Families interested in preschool for the 2023-2024 school year can complete a preschool application to determine their eligibility.