School Counseling

Course Registration

Garfield Course Registration

Online Fall Registration for Returning Garfield Students . Information will be reviewed in Advisory class the first week of February. If you don’t have Advisory, all registration material is posted on the Counseling Course Registration page. The online Fall Registration portal is open from 02/08/2021 at 9:00am to 02/25/2021 at 4:00pm.

Online Fall Registration for Seattle Public School 8th graders is in April. Registration information, including the 9th Grade Request Worksheet, is available on this webpage, and is mailed to the student’s home during Spring Break. The online Fall Registration portal is open via the Source from 4/14/2021 at 6:00AM to 4/29/2021 at 4:00PM. After on-line closes, EMAIL your Course Request Worksheet directly to Garfield.

Garfield Registrar: MLCHOW@seattleschools.org

After April, district continues to send new assignments to high schools every week, at which time we will contact you about submitting your academic documents and course requests.


Fall Registration for students NEW to Seattle Public Schools is in April. Registration information, including the Request Worksheet is available on this webpage, and is mailed to student’s home during Spring Break or e-mailed to the parent. District will not give you access to Online Registration until Fall, so Garfield will manually enter your course requests. EMAIL your completed Course Request Worksheet and supporting academic documents to Garfield:

Garfield Registrar: MLCHOW@seattleschools.org

Academic documents (report card, transcripts, etc.) and letters of recommendation will allow our counselors and Department chairs to best assess core and advanced subject placement.

After April, district continues to send new assignments to high schools every week, at which time we will contact you about submitting your academic documents and course requests.

Newly Assigned Students during the Current School Year :

A records request will be made from Garfield to your prior school. To speed up the process, if you have the following documents please e-mail directly, to the Counseling Office Secretary, Traci Ikegami:  tlikegami@seattleschools.org:
1. Copy of your prior school Transcript or Report Card
2. Withdrawal Grades.
Once we have received these documents your assigned Garfield counselor will contact you with your new class schedule.

Registration Resources:

Course Descriptions

Graduation Checklists

Course Request Worksheets

Math & Science Course Offerings Flow Charts

Courses that Require an Application/Audition

  • Music Auditions – TBD

Registration Instructions:

If wanting a combination of Garfield and Running Start classes for the 2021-2022 academic year , follow these additional directions: Directions for Taking Concurrent Yearlong Classes at Garfield with Fall Quarter Running Start


Additional Registration Information

Online CreditRetrieval Courses:

Algebra 1A, Algebra 1B, Geometry A, Geometry B, Algebra 2A, Algebra 2B, LA9A, LA9B, LA10A, LA10B, LA11A, LA11B, LA12A, LA12B, WH1, WH2, WH3, US History 11A, US History 11B, American Government

See Ms. Alston in early September to register for 1st semester courses and in the 2nd week in January to register for 2nd semester courses. kalston@seattleschools.org

Running Start: See Running Start page for details and forms.


Withdrawing/Not Attending Seattle Public Schools: E-mail the Garfield Registrar at mlchow@seattleschools.org

Access the Source: https://ps.seattleschools.org/public/

The Source Questions and Support: sourcesupport@seattleschools.org