Join Impact!

Impact Public Schools provides your child a unique, personalized education that will give them the tools they need for a successful future.

The Application Process

Apply

Step 1

Apply

Complete an application online, on paper, or with an Impact staff member by reaching out to one of the members of our Outreach & Enrollment team (See contact details below!)

Lottery

Step 2

Lottery

A random lottery for available seats is held each winter. The lottery for school year 2022/23 took place on January 13, 2022. Applications for open seats are accepted year-round!

Seatt or Waitlist

Step 3

Seat or Waitlist

On the day of the lottery, applied families are either offered a seat or waitlisted.

Seat

Step 4

Seat

If you're offered a seat, you can accept or rescind your application. Psst...we hope you accept!

Waitlist

Step 5

Waitlist

If you're waitlisted, wait for a future offer at any time!

Complete Enrollment

Step 6

Complete Enrollment

If accepted, congratulations! Complete enrollment registration and attend info sessions, tours, and other opportunities to get to know Impact and our faculty.

Head to School

Step 7

Head to School

Once enrollment is complete and verified, it's time to start getting excited for the first day of school!

Where We're Located

Impact Public Schools is a network of three schools serving the racially, ethnically, linguistically, and socioeconomically diverse South Puget Sound region.

  • Impact | Puget Sound Elementary is in Tukwila
  • Impact | Salish Sea Elementary is in South Seattle
  • Impact | Commencement Bay Elementary is in Tacoma

Learn More About Impact!

Our educational model focuses on social-emotional learning, individualized instruction, project-based learning and a culture of positivity.

Why Impact?

A Day in the Life of an Impact Scholar

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Learn About Impact from Our Parents, Teachers, and School Leaders

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After we attended an info session, we saw that our kid was also excited by Impact. They did a great job of explaining what the school model would be, both to us as parents and to our child as well; that was important.”

Nadja Michel-Herf
Impact Parent
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My three kids just love this school and their teachers. They’re full of stories about class and how comfortable they feel. They’re definitely in the right place.”

 

Silvia Tellez
Impact Parent
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Moving to PSE has allowed Johnny to receive the support and community he needed to thrive not only academically, but also emotionally. For the first time in a long time Johnny has said he enjoys school and learning again!"

Francesca Peila
Impact Parent

FAQ

  1. Apply - Complete an application online, on paper, or with an Impact staff member by reaching out to one of the members of our Outreach & Enrollment team. (Info below)
  2. Lottery - A random lottery for available seats is typically held in January.
  3. Seat or Waitlist - On the day of the lottery, applied families are either offered a seat or waitlisted.
  4. Seat - If a family is offered a seat, they accept or rescind their application.
  5. Waitlist - If waitlisted, wait for future offer at any time!
  6. Complete Enrollment  - If accepted, family completes enrollment registration process including info sessions, tours, and other opportunities to get to know Impact and our faculty!
  7. Head to School - Once enrollment is complete and verified, scholars attend first day of school!

Meet the Outreach & Enrollment Team

Evan Mirolla

Evan Mirolla

Senior Director of Outreach & Enrollment

Email
emirolla@impactps.org

Phone
253.237.2737

Mimi-Jansen

Mimi Jansen

Director of
Outreach & Enrollment

Email
mjansen@impactps.org

Phone
253.237.3114

Tykena Buckner

Tykena Buckner

Manager of
Outreach & Enrollment

Email
tbuckner@impactps.org

Phone
253.693.0242