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Seattle Learning Center offers a great combination of education and play.  We accept full-week enrollment at our Queen Anne and Montlake locations. Part-time enrollment for children born on or before August 31st, 2014* may come available periodically at our Queen Anne location.

***For the Queen Anne location, all tours must be taken, and applications received by April 1st, 2018 to be considered for the 2018-2019 school year openings. Please be advised that tours can fill up up to 1 month in advance. Applications received after April 1st will be automatically placed on the waitlist for consideration if additional openings come available. Enrollment offers will be extended by April 30th. Offers must be accepted within 48 hours to secure your opening. If you choose to pass on the offer extended to you but would like to stay on the waitlist for future openings, you must notify us within 1 week. Please let our school registrar know if you have any questions regarding this application or waitlist process. She can be contacted by email at tour@seattlelearningcenter.com or by phone at 206-274-8563


1.Schedule a tour for the school location of interest.
2.Come to the tour with questions about the program.
3.Fill out a wait-list form at the tour.
4.We will contact you when an opening becomes available for your child and email you enrollment and immunization forms. Returning these forms along with your non-refundable registration fee and your deposit by the date given in the email will secure your spot.
5.Schedule an orientation to review procedures and policies and prepare for your child’s first day of school.

All incoming students will be admitted as follows:

To meet licensing regulations, we enroll children based on their age at the time of the opening. If there are multiple applications that meet the current opening’s age requirement, we will enroll children based on:  priority level, desired start date, and the date you toured and first contacted SLC.  Priority levels are as follows:

Priority 1: Transfers from our other location and siblings of current students.
Priority 2: Siblings of previously enrolled children and direct referrals from Seattle Learning Center families.
Priority 3: Other new families.

Age Requirements for Enrollment:

SLC Montlake:

Infant Class: must be 3 months old by the start date.
Toddler Class: must be 12 months old by the start date. Can stay enrolled through 35 months of age.

SLC Queen Anne:

Rainbow:  must be 12 months by Aug 31*
Sunshine:  must be 24 months by Aug 31*
Garden:  must be 36 months by Aug 31*
Treehouse:  must be 4 years old by Aug 31*

*Limited exceptions to the age requirements may be made for the Queen Anne location at the sole discretion of SLC administration. No child will be admitted to SLC Queen Anne prior to their 1st birthday


We do not have an age cut off when children are required to be in underwear. We follow each child/family individually to transition the child when they show signs of readiness.





Please read our parent handbook for more details on our enrollment procedures.