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Apply for 2024-25 PEEK Program By April 19!

A PEEK Classroom in Puyallup School District

Is your child ready for kindergarten but has a birthdate that falls just after the cut-off?

Puyallup Early Entrance to Kindergarten (PEEK) is an opportunity for children with a birthdate between Sept. 1 and 30  to be considered for early entrance to kindergarten if they meet certain requirements.

Program Requirements

*The child's birthdate must be between Sept. 1, 2019, and Sept. 30, 2019.

How to Apply

Complete and submit the Online Interest Form by Friday, Apr. 19, 2024.

What Happens After I Complete the Form?

If the child is eligible based on the form's submission details, the following documents will be mailed to the home address listed on the form no later than Tuesday, Apr. 23, 2024:

  • Parent Questionnaire
  • Teacher Questionnaire

Applicants must return or mail the questionnaires to the following address by Wednesday, May 1:

302 2nd St SE, Puyallup WA 98372*
Attn: Kris Wilkinson

*Open between 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Selection Process

Applicants who meet program requirements and whose assessment and questionnaire answers demonstrate an above-average range will be invited for an in-person 45-minute assessment in June 2024.

Assessment Details

  • Areas assessed include:
    • Fine and gross motor skills
    • Language skills
    • Knowledge of concepts
    • Behavior

What Happens if My Child Performs Well on the Assessment?

if there is clear evidence that the child demonstrates readiness based on questionnaires and assessment scores, they will be offered early enrollment into kindergarten.

Families will be emailed their student's status between July 2, 2024, and August 29, 2024.

Questions?

Email Kris Wilkinson at WilkinKL@puyallupsd.org.