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Watch the 2021-22 Wainwright Information Night recording to learn more about Wainwright Intermediate School. This recording includes introductions from school leaders and staff, academics, our school culture, unique programs we offer, and information about the choice enrollment process.


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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.

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Why Wainwright

Wainwright students wearing spirit gear

The new-state-of-the-art building is Tacoma's first intermediate school for grades four through eight. This shift is based on family and community feedback. To pair with the new Wainwright, nearby Whittier Elementary School shifted-to a preschool through third-grade school. By restructuring grade levels at the two nearby schools, students will have a seamless transition from preschool through the eighth grade. Additionally, Wainwright and Whittier join the family of Tacoma schools offering an International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum. This rigorous and internationally accepted curriculum has a strong international dimension, draws content from educational cultures around the world and encourage students to become responsible active members of their community. After students leave Wainwright, they have the option of continuing their IB education at Foss IB World School.

New Student Enrollment

Enroll a new student in Tacoma Public Schools by completing our online registration process in English or Spanish.

First time users will need to create an account in PowerSchool.

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