Back to School Information
Team KSD is excited to welcome students back to school on Thursday, August 30. Below is important information for families before the new 2018-2019 school year begins.
Save the Dates
- First Day of School (Grades 1-6): Thursday, August 30
- Labor Day (no school): Monday, September 3
- First Day of Kindergarten: Wednesday, September 5
- First 2-hour Early Release: Wednesday: September 5
View the 2018-2019 student calendar for school closures, early releases, and more.
TIP! Download the free Kent School District mobile app to access the calendar and receive reminders directly on your smart phone or other mobile devices.
Bus passes will be mailed around August 17 to the resident address listed in Skyward for eligible students. Families expecting bus passes who have not received them by August 28 should contact their school or Kent School District Transportation at (253) 373-7442.
The transportation office is also happy to answer questions about eligibility as well as bus stop location and times.
View the 2018-2019 bell schedule to find start and dismissal times for all schools on normal days, early-release Wednesdays, and during conferences.
Connect with Kent School District
- Receive all emails from Kent School District
- New in the Blue monthly e-newsletter
- Promises Made Promises Kept bi-monthly e-newsletter
- Safety First quarterly e-newsletter
School Supply Lists
Each school determines its school supply lists varying by grade level.
If you cannot afford the listed school supplies, please let your classroom teacher or school office know once school begins as they will make provisions for any family needing assistance.
Items donated during the sixth-annual "Fill the Bus" school supply drive will be distributed directly to schools.
- Carriage Crest
- Cedar Valley
- East Hill
- Emerald Park
- Grass Lake
- Jenkins Creek
- Kent Valley Early Learning Center
- Lake Youngs
- Martin Sortun
- Meadow Ridge
- Panther Lake
- Park Orchard
- Pine Tree
- Sawyer Woods
- Scenic Hill
- Soos Creek