• Variance renewals for out-of-district students who are currently enrolled in the Snohomish School District for the 2015-2016 school year may be submitted beginning November 2016. Notifications of acceptance of returning  variances will take place in early 2016.
  • Variance requests for new out-of-district students may be submitted beginning January 01, 2016, for the 2016-2017 school year. Notification of acceptance will begin after March 16, 2016.

School Variances

The District has provisions to allow students to attend schools outside of their attendance areas in special situations. Please see board policy and procedures for information about the requirements to be considered for a school variance.


School variance forms can be picked up at the district office between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. or contact us at (360) 563-7240 to request a school variance form.

       Resource Service Center

       1601 Avenue D

       Snohomish, WA  98290


In-District Variance - If you reside in the Snohomish School District, but would like to attend a Snohomish School District school that is not your neighborhood school, complete the In-District Variance Form.

Non-Resident Variance - If you would like to attend Snohomish School District and you live outside of the district, obtain a release from your current/assigned school district.


Resident Release - If you are a Snohomish School District resident and want to attend a school outside of the district, complete the Application for Attendance in a Non-Resident District. Obtain the release signature from the district office.