Supplemental Information for Home-Based Students

Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)

Contact Us

  • Elyse Finlay, CHOICE & Student Release Specialist

    Educational Service Center
    33330 8th Ave South
    Federal Way, WA 98003


Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS)

  • Offers a program called the Internet Academy, a home-based program providing individualized instruction for elementary and secondary students over the Internet.  The Academy offers a comprehensive, complete K-12 curriculum.  Please call (253) 945-2230 for information/registration.  Information is also available over the Internet at:

Washington Homeschool Organization (WHO)

  • Their office is located at 6632 So. 191st Place, Suite E100, Kent, WA 98032-2117.

    NOTE: If your student is in grades 9-12, and you are considering enrolling him/her in the Federal Way Public Schools for the purpose of earning a Diploma, please contact Student Placement in the Educational Service Center (ESC) located at 33330 8th Ave South, Federal Way, WA,  (253) 945-2000.

    To request high-school credit for home-based instruction, please schedule an appointment with Dr. Danielle Pfeiffer, Deputy Superintendent.  You may call (253) 945-2083 to schedule this appointment.

Federal Way Homeschoolers’ Support Association (FWHSA)

  • For meeting dates and times please check the website or contact FWHSA at 206-244-4074 for further information.