School starts September 5
Welcome back students and staff
Posted on 09/05/2017
Welcome back students and staff

As nearly 23,000 Puyallup students and their parents prepare for the start of school on September 5, here is information on school calendars, bell schedules, bus routes, and many more subjects.

As always, you can visit the Puyallup School District website for current information. The links below will lead you to specific information to help you get started with the new school year.

Athletic clearance and concussion screening
Visit the Athletics and Activities site for the Student Athletic Handbook, learn about physical exams, academic eligibility for athletes, and athletic fees.

Bell schedules for the 2017-18 school year
Bell schedules remain the same as they were during the 2016-17 school year.

Bus schedules and Transportation information
You may also call the transportation office at 253-841-8775.

Calendar for the 2017-18 school year

Calendar for Performing Arts

Childcare – Right At School
The district has contracted with a childcare provider called Right At School to offer before and after school for students in preschool through grade six, taking place in each elementary school.

Classroom Assignments
Elementary students who attended the district schools last year or who registered during the summer will be notified of their classroom teacher and room number through electronic postcards on August 29. All new students registering after August 24 will receive the information during registration or within a few days after.

Course of Study

EZSchool Pay
Don’t wait in line - pay for your students ASB card, yearbook, Puyallup Protection Plan, lunch credits and other fees online at www.ezschoolpay.com.

Fair Day
Puyallup Schools Education Day at the Fair is Wednesday, September 13. All students will be dismissed 3.25 hours earlier than the regular school schedule.

Key Dates for the 2017-18 school year

Lunch information at Food and Nutrition Services.
Visit this site to learn about pricing, menus and nutrition information, and apply for free or reduced meals.

Open House
List of Elementary open houses
Visit the district website and choose the ‘Select School’ drop down menu to choose your school. Individual schools will list open house information on the school website. The information may be listed on the schools Facebook page, which is also accessible from their website.

Records
Student records and transcripts may be requested from the Student Records department. Follow the link for more information on requesting student records.

Registration and Enrollment
All schools will be open for registration beginning August 23. You can also register online.

School Supply Lists
Visit the district website and choose the ‘Select School’ drop down menu to choose your school. Individual schools will provide their school supply list on the school website. The information may be listed on the schools Facebook page, which is also accessible from their website.

Student Handbook
The Student Handbook explains the rights and responsibilities of students regarding student conduct and student discipline actions, as well as general information about school operations.

Volunteering
Are you approved to volunteer?  If not, click here to be directed to the online application. Schools are already in need of volunteers to help with Back to School preparations.  Contact your child's school for opportunities.  

Waivers
More information and forms can be found at Registration and Enrollment.