Enroll at Lister
Virtual Information Night
Heading to Lister Elementary next year? Watch our virtual open house to learn more about our school leaders and staff, academics, and our school culture.
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.
Why Our School
Lister focuses on building a college-going culture, preparing every student to be college- and career-ready. College pennants, climb to college sayings and other fun visuals are on display throughout the school. In the classrooms, teachers introduce students to various colleges and universities. Lister partners with many community organizations to provide extracurricular activities and mentorships.
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.