New Student Enrollment

Welcome to Kalama School District's new student enrollment page!

To enroll a new student (grades K-12) in Kalama School District, please create an account using our online enrollment portal.

After submitting your information, a school registrar will contact you with the next steps to get your new student enrolled quickly and efficiently.

Please note: Early learning programs in the district require a separate online enrollment process. Information on our Transitional Kindergarten program (for four-year-olds) can be found here.

Required Documents

The following documents are required for online enrollment:

  • Completed Immunization Records: WA State Cert. of Immunization Status form (or submit a Personal/Religious Exemption form

  • Parent Military Affiliation Form

  • Withdraw grades from previous school (for grades 6-12)

  • Proof of Residency Documentation (one of the following)

    • Cowlitz County Assessor website (Showing parents/guardians as owners of property with a home on the property)

    • Lease or Rental Agreement, AND one of the following:

      • Current Utility bill with a full month charge (Cowlitz County PUD)

      • Current Telephone bill (landline, not wireless)

      • DSHS documentation for applying for benefits or receiving benefits at the address

If you are purchasing or building a home, you will need to fill out a Boundary/Choice Transfer Request form and drop it off or mail it to the Kalama School District Office (548 China Garden Rd., Kalama, WA, 98625). Acceptable documentation includes:

  • Final closing papers with move in date/commitment papers

  • Acceptance contract from seller with closing date

  • Building permit from Cowlitz County and a general contractor contract with completion date and move-in date

  • Purchase agreement contract from the bank

  • DSHS documentation for applying for benefits or receiving benefits at the address

Note: Title insurance that simply shows the plot of land cleared and purchased is not acceptable proof of pending residency.

For more information about the Boundary/Choice Transfer process, click here.

Contact Us

Please contact our registrars if you have any questions.

Elementary Registrar:
Tiffani Lahmann
Please call: (360) 673-5207

Middle/High School Registrar:
Stacy Jackson
Please call: (360) 673-5212

District Office:
Laurie Merwin
Please call: (360) 673-5282

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