Washington State

Bezos Academy opened its first preschool in 2020!

Our first Bezos Academy was established in Des Moines, Washington, and we’re thrilled to continue to expand our network of tuition-free, Montessori-inspired preschools to more children and their families across the state.

Schools accepting applications for the 2022-23 school year:

·         Des Moines

·         Federal Way – Lakeland

·         Pacific Beach

·         Tacoma – McCarver

·         Tacoma – Roosevelt

New schools opening in 2022 and 2023:

·         Centralia

·         Everett – Downtown

·         Kent Valley

·         Pasco

·         Renton – North Highlands

·         SeaTac – Angle Lake

Applications and Lottery

Bezos Academy admits new students through a random lottery drawing. Preference in lotteries is given to income eligible children who are experiencing homelessness or living in foster care, siblings of Bezos Academy students, children of Bezos Academy employees, and students transferring from another Bezos Academy location.

Applications are now available for the 2022-23 school year at our established Washington schools of Bezos Academy Des Moines, Federal Way – Lakeland, Pacific Beach, Tacoma-McCarver, and Tacoma-Roosevelt. The lottery will be conducted on June 7th.

Applications received after the lottery deadline will be placed on the waiting list. If a space becomes available, Bezos Academy will notify families immediately. 

For new schools opening in late 2022 and early 2023, applications will be available in summer 2022. Please check back for updates.

Learn more about eligibility and application requirements here.

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