Enroll at DeLong
Enroll in your neighborhood school anytime during the school year.
Choice Enrollment for Grades 1-12
Apply to attend a school other than your neighborhood school for the 2022-2023 school year. The application window open October 25, 2021 and close January 21, 2022.
DeLong staff and families think of themselves as more than a school; they are a second home where all students feel welcomed and where engaging and rigorous learning happens daily. In addition to K-5 general education classrooms, DeLong offers a five-day-a-week peer model preschool and a half-time English Language Learner classroom. All students participate in a five day-a-week music and PE program, Library resource, there are two Learning Resource Center classrooms and one Therapeutic Learning Center classroom, which supports the academic and emotional needs of special education students in a small group setting. Teachers engage in weekly planning meetings by grade level, working together to address individual student needs. DeLong has an involved PTA as well as a full time Social worker, which bring community partners and fun activities to students throughout the year. An extracurricular coordinator was recently added to the team, they work diligently to provide students drop-in after school programs that provides snacks, academic support, fun and creative activities at least twice a week. The Delong team enjoys welcoming new families to the “Dragon Den,” a fun, family centered learning environment.
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.
Choice enrollment opens October 30, 2023
Students have the option to attend their neighborhood school or apply to attend another TPS school through our Choice Enrollment process.
The kindergarten Choice application closes March 8, 2024