Enroll at Lister

Enrollment Information Night Wednesday, March 1 from 5-6:30 p.m.

Come meet our school leaders and staff, explore the unique programs and activities our school has to offer and learn more about the choice enrollment process and timeline.

Enroll

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

 

Why Our School

student working at desk

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.

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

 

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.

Choice Application

New Student Enrollment­­

Families new to Tacoma Public Schools need to complete an online enrollment packet.

New Student Application