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ESC and School Office Hours

ESC and School Office Hours

Our office staff are available to take phone calls and emails, and ESC and school offices are open in August for limited in-person support to serve our parents and guardians with needs such as online registration as we prepare for remote learning in the fall. 

Federal Way Public Schools is practicing social distancing and safety guidelines according to the Department of Health and limiting the number of visitors in our school offices. Visitors who come into our school offices are required to wear a face covering at all times and complete a health screening that includes taking their temperature.  

Due to the need to maintain social distancing, it is recommended that visitors limit the number of people in their group when coming for in-person support. 

Educational Service Center (ESC) Building Hours 

The ESC office is open to the public beginning Wednesday, August 5, 2020, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Call 253-945-2000 or email for general questions or concerns. When visiting our ESC or school site, follow the visitor instructions and the health and safety requirements as listed above. 

School Hours 

Elementary school offices are open to the public beginning August 13, 2020, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 

Secondary school offices (middle and high schools) are open to the public beginning August 5, 2020, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. 

If you need assistance or have questions about the Employment Transition Program (ETP), please contact Student Support Services at the Educational Service Center. The ETP office will be open closer to the start of school. 

Online Registration 

Online registration for all grades is open at  

Parents and guardians are highly encouraged to utilize the multiple online supports to complete online registration before scheduling an appointment. These supports are found at and include: video tutorials, written instructions, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), and Zoom Q&A and tutorial sessions. To schedule an appointment for online registration support, visit ESC appointments can be booked now, and appointments at our schools will be available soon. 


Online registration support at the school level 

Secondary Schools 

Elementary Schools 

Online registration virtual support, by appointment  

Aug 10 

Aug 17 

Online registration in-person support, by appointment only 

Aug 17 

Aug 24 



Online registration appointments must be made in advance. 

In-Person Appointments: Upon arrival, please call the main number, wait in car until you are asked to come into building. Due to Covid-19, all persons entering building are expected to wear a mask, take a health screening and temperature, and maintain social distancing guidelines of 6-feet.  

Virtual Appointments: Your Registration Specialist will follow up with you via email to provide connection information prior to the appointment. 

Preschool information and applications are on our website at Applications can be emailed to or mailed to ESC, 33330 8th Ave S, Federal Way, 98003; Truman Head Start, 31457 28th Ave. S., Federal Way, WA 98003 or Uptown Square – ECEAP,1066 South 320th Street, Building E, Federal Way, WA 98003.