Attendance Areas

You can locate your neighborhood school by clicking on one of the maps below or type in your address to Infofinder, click search and then click the “My Schools” tab.

For more information about attendance areas, please contact the district office at 676-6500.

Registering your child for school

To register your child for school you can download and complete the registration forms on this page, but you must take them in person to your local school.

In-person registration is required to verify identification and age. For students who have not previously enrolled in Bellingham Public Schools you will need:

  • Your child’s birth certificate or other official verification of age such as a passport, visa or DSHS Medicaid Voucher,
  • Proof of residency (your address), acceptable proof includes government issued documents, lease or rental agreement, utility bills,
  • Immunization records.

Visit registration for more information. If you are registering your child for high school, you may pick up the forms at your local high school.

School Supplies

More information about school supplies.

Grades K-5:

  • School supplies provided
  • Backpacks only

Grades 6-8

  • School supplies provided
  • Students may need ASB cards and will need clothes for physical education
  • Backpacks are recommended but not required
  • No athletic pay-to-play fees

Grades 9-12

  • School supplies provided, as needed
  • No course fees
  • No testing fees except Advanced Placement (AP) tests
  • Students will need ASB cards
  • Backpacks are recommended but not required
  • No athletic pay-to-play fees