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How to enroll your child at

Morning Star School:


  • ​Tour with your child
  • Morning Star School will email you an application
  • Return your child’s application including your requested start date and pay the 2 week deposit and $100 registration fee
  • Once your child’s enrollment and start date are confirmed, Morning Star will send you all required paperwork, including immunizations, to be filled out and signed
  • Child can start once all required paperwork is submitted and a start date agreed upon​
  • Complete, signed paperwork must be submitted 2 working days before your child's requested start date

Our Staff

Teachers make a school, and ours are some of the best around.

Karen, Director
Miss Karen founded Morning Star School in 1997 after completing her accreditation in Early Childhood Education at Lake Washington Vocational Technical College. Frustrated by the lack of high quality children’s services, she joined her family’s long tradition of service in the education system (her Mother and several other members of her family have been teaching in Washington State for over 70 years beginning with her Grandmother in a one room school house in Skykomish). Prior to teaching, Miss Karen had a 14 year career in Civil Engineering Graphics and holds a B.A. in Graphic Arts from Central Washington University with a minor in Engineering Graphics as well as an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education.
Staff Qualifications:
All staff members must be accredited in the WA State STARS program with at least 30 credits in STARS Basic as well as taking 10 credits per year in continuing STARS education.  We also require CPR/First Aid, Blood borne pathogens as well as HIV/AIDS pathogen training for all staff.  All staff must pass a Portable Criminal Background Check using finger prints through WA State.
Our teachers are educated, credentialed professionals in addition to being friendly care takers who truly love children and enjoy watching them learn and grow.

About Us

Established in 1997 by our Director, Karen, Morning Star School, Inc. is a private preschool and childcare. We are a State of Washington Early Achievers Program.
  • Appreciating childhood as a unique and valuable stage of the human life cycle
  • Basing our work with children on knowledge of child development and learning
  • Appreciating and supporting the close ties between the child and family
  • Recognizing that children are best understood in the context of family, culture, and society
  • Respecting the dignity, worth, and uniqueness of each individual (child, family member, and teacher)
  • Helping children and adults achieve their full potential in the context of relationships that are based on trust, respect, and positive regard

Morning Star School, Inc. is nondiscriminatory and will provide equal service to any child regardless of familial status, race, color, sex, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or disability according to ADA requirements.


Our Programs

Preschool ages 2 ½ to 5 ½
Full Day, 5 days/week: 7:00am to 6:00pm
Full Day, 3 days/week: 7:00am to 6:00pm
AM Half Day, 5 days/week: 7:00am to 12:30p
PM Half Day, 5 days/week: 12:30 to 6:00pm
PM Half Day, 3 days/week (only available in the PM)

Prekindergarten Class ages 4 to 5 ½

Our focused prekindergarten class is included when your child is enrolled 5 days/week either full time or for half day AM sessions. This class is designed as kindergarten readiness preparation for children who will be attending kindergarten the following fall.

School Age
All services are 5 days/week


AM & PM before and after care, 7am to 6pm
AM before only care, 7am to AM van departure
PM after only care, PM van pick up to 6pm

When NSD is in session, Includes transportation to and from Kenmore and Shelton View Elementary Schools. All services are 5 days/week.


Full day care during NSD breaks: summer, winter, mid-winter & spring break
7:00am to 6:00pm, 5 days/week.

Summer Programs
Preschool & prek programs available full time or half days, 3 to 5 days per week

School age summer program is full time, 5 days per week

Special Event Wednesdays for all ages - Bubbles/magic shows/petting zoo, etc.
Field trips for school age children on Tuesdays and Thursdays/popcorn movie Fridays
Summer camp all day everyday with plenty of fun in the sun for all!

About Morning Star School

An Early Achievers Program


A great place for kids to learn and grow!