Enroll at Bryant

Choice Enrollment 2023-2024 School Year

We recommend families start by checking out their neighborhood school. If your neighborhood school isn't the best fit, you can apply to attend another school in Tacoma Public Schools through our choice enrollment process. 

Kindergarten: Choice Enrollment closes on March 17, 2023.

Grades 1-12: Choice Enrollment closes on February 3, 2023.

Choice Application

New Student Enrollment­­

Families new to Tacoma Public Schools need to complete an online enrollment packet.

New Student Application


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Bryant Elementary was the first elementary school built after Washington became a state. The original Bryant school was built in 1891 and named after William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878), a journalist and poet who is remembered for his poem "Thanatopsis".

Our mission is to develop independent life-long learners who are compassionate, peaceful citizens who contribute to a global community.  Using the Montessori philosophy, we provide a peaceful, enriched educational environment in which each child is personally encouraged to grow up to his or her fullest potential academically, socially, and emotionally.

Kindergarten Jump Start August 22-24, 2023

Students will meet their teachers, classmates, and get ready for the first day of school!

Family Guide to Kindergarten Readiness

Help prepare your child for kindergarten by exploring tips and videos for reading readiness, math readiness, social and emotional readiness, and language readiness on the Tacoma Public Schools website.

Family Guide to Kindergarten Readiness