Point Defiance Elementary School
Enroll a new student for the 2022-2023 school year. Our online application is available in Spanish and English.
The Suggested Walking Route map recommends walking routes to each TPS elementary school. Use your child's school map as a tool to explore walking or rolling to school.
Beyond the Bell lets you choose from more activities at your school than ever before. Choose from options for before and after school, in-service days, and school breaks.
Kindergarten Jump Start helps incoming kindergarten students feel confident and ready for success in school. Students have a chance to become familiar with their school and classroom and get to know their classmates and teacher before school officially starts.
Tacoma Public Schools and several partner organizations offer summer programs and activities, free summer meals and other resources for students and families this summer.
Nurses, assistant nurses, nutrition services, bus drivers, bus monitors, education support professionals, noon hour supervisors, school support positions