Lottery Process Overview
FOR STUDENTS RESIDING IN THE RENTON SCHOOL DISTRICT*
*PLEASE NOTE: THIS APPLICATION PROCESS IS AVAILABLE ONLY FOR STUDENTS LIVING IN THE RENTON SCHOOL DISTRICT BOUNDARIES.
Sartori Elementary School is Renton School District’s only option school. This means that it does not have an official boundary. Families who wish to have their student attend Sartori Elementary School must submit an application. For a given grade level, if there are more applications than openings, a lottery will take place to determine placement and a wait list.
Only students living in the Renton School District Boundary and students whose parents/guardians are full-time employees of the Renton School District may apply for Sartori during the application period.
WHEN MAY I ENROLL?
The Sartori application period will be open from November 1, 2023 - February 11, 2024. The Sartori Lottery will be held on Wednesday, March 6, 2024.
HOW DO I ENROLL?
All families who are interested in attending Sartori Elementary must apply during the open application period by using the link under the Sartori Lottery Enrollment Application tab. Families must name each child they wish to enroll on their family application. Students will be enrolled at Sartori based on the priorities explained below, which may include a lottery for students in Priority 4.
Students who are new to the Renton School District: Families must also complete the Renton School District registration online process (NSOE) between January 16, 2024 and February 11, 2024. This is a separate process from the Sartori lottery application.
HOW WILL I KNOW IF I SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED THE ENROLLMENT PROCESS?
Automated emails confirming the receipt of applications will be sent via SchoolMint to the email addresses provided by families (only if an email is not provided will families receive a phone call). If a family does not receive a confirmation of their application, they should first check filtered messages, then call 425-204-4501.
WHAT IF I DON’T HAVE ACCESS TO THE INTERNET?
For families without internet access or an email account, please reach out by phone 425.204.4501 or come into the front office to set up an appointment to complete the application.
WHAT IF I MISS THE DEADLINE?
Applications received after the Open Enrollment Period Deadline on February 11, 2024 at 4:00 PM will not be considered for the lottery.
STUDENTS WILL BE ENROLLED BASED ON THE FOLLOWING PRIORITIES:
For all Priority Levels, applications received after February 11, 2024; at 4:00PM; will NOT be considered for enrollment.
|Priority 1||Students living in North Renton Boundary with a sibling currently enrolled in Sartori who is in grade Kinder-Fourth||Students will be enrolled based on the date of a completed Sartori Lottery Enrollment Application and verification of residence in North Renton, if space exists. Added to the waitlist, if needed.|
|Priority 2||Students living in North Renton Boundary* without a sibling currently enrolled||Students will be enrolled based on the date of completed Sartori Lottery Enrollment Application and verification of residence in North Renton, if space exists after all students in Priority 1 are enrolled. Added to the waitlist, if needed.|
|Priority 3||Students with a sibling currently enrolled in Sartori in grade Kinder-Fourth||Students will be enrolled based on the date of completed Sartori Lottery Enrollment Application, if space exists after students in Priority 1 and 2 are enrolled. Added to the waitlist, if needed.|
|Priority 4||Students living in the Renton School District Boundary or children of Full-Time Renton School District Employees||
Students must complete the Sartori Lottery Enrollment Application by February 11, 2024 at 4:00 to be considered. All applications received will be entered into the lottery. Lottery entry is not ranked based on application date.
*Students Living in the North Renton Boundary: Families must provide proof of residence by February 11, 2024 at 4:00PM, otherwise they will be moved down to Priority 3 or Priority 4.