By Andrew Karcher


Welcome to Naval Station Everett! You now live in Everett, Washington, the county seat and largest city in Snohomish County. You’re also only 25 miles north of Seattle, the largest city in the Pacific Northwest. Figuring out your child’s educational needs is one of the biggest priorities during any move. This guide provides a starting point as you search for the perfect Naval Station schools for your children whether you are planning to live on or off base.. We hope it eases some of the stress as you adjust to your new station.

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Schools on Naval Station Everett

There are no Department of Defense schools on NS Everett but there is a Child Development Center for younger children. Students who live on base will attend the Everett Public School district which is outlined below.

Naval Station Everett Day Care and Childcare Options

1. Child Development Center (CDC)

2000 W. Marine View Dr. Bldg. 1980 Everett, WA 98207


: 1 (425) 304-3778 The Child Development Center offers Monday through Friday care from 5:30am-6:30pm and is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The program focuses on the importance of play in a child’s developmental process. Parents are encouraged to participate in CDC events. The CDC is available for children ages six weeks to five years needing full-time care. Hourly care, usually available, has been paused as a COVID-19 precaution. Be sure to contact the CDC for availability as there could be a waitlist. Before and after school care is also available for older children, as well as during non-school days and summer vacation. This provides many opportunities to engage in a diverse set of activities such as sports, arts, and occasional field trips. There are even activities throughout the year for children up to age 17 who may not need daily after school care.

Schools Near Naval Station Everett

Your first stop when conducting the school search for your children should be the School Liaison Officer (SLO). The SLO serves military families in a number of different areas regarding their children’s school, such as supporting families with school transfers, providing information on school boundaries, and assisting families with the special education process. The SLO can provide information and assistance whether you decide to send your child to a public or private school. Don’t hesitate to contact the SLO if you have questions or concerns.

School Liaison Officer

2000 W. Marine View Dr. Bldg. 1950 Everett, WAS 98201


: 1 (425) 304-3688


: Monday-Friday: 0830-1630

Naval Station Everett School Districts

Students living on base will most likely attend schools in the Everett Public Schools district. The district is home to 29 schools – across those campuses are 21,000 students and 2500 staff members. The district stresses the importance of students having equitable access to technology and the support to maintain those devices. As of 2020, the district began providing every student with daily access to devices, resources, and a wireless connection. This guide will focus on the public schools in Everett and the progression through the Everett Public Schools system. However, if you live farther from base, there are plenty of schooling options for your family as Snohomish County is home to 15 school districts and nearby Island County is home to three. The Marysville School District 25 main office, for example, is less than a 15-minute drive from base.

Everett Public Schools

3900 Broadway Everett, WA 98201


: 1 (425) 385-4000

Marysville School District 25

4220 80th St. NE Marysville, WA 98270


: 1 (360) 965-0000

Elementary Schools Near Naval Station Everett

Below is a sampling of schools near NS Everett. As always, contact the SLO to verify enrollment eligibility at any public school you’re considering. Unless otherwise stated, all listed elementary schools teach grades K-5, the middle schools grades 6-8, and the high schools 9-12.

1. Jackson Elementary School


: Everett Public Schools 3700 Federal Ave. Everett, WA 98201


: 1 (425) 385-5600 At two miles from base, Jackson Elementary is the shortest drive to any elementary school in the area. Their 14-to-1 student-to-teacher ratio is also lower than the district average, so your child will get a more attentive education from staff.

2. Whittier Elementary School


: Everett Public Schools 916 Oakes Ave. Everett, WA 98201


: 1 (425) 385-4300 In terms of walking distance, Whittier Elementary has the advantage of being the closest to NS Everett at only 1.7 miles from base. The school was built in 1948 but has undergone many refurbishments since. Due to a voter-approved bond in 2006, the school was completely modernized including the addition of a new gym.

3. Cedar Wood Elementary School


: Everett Public Schools 3414 168th St. SE Bothell, WA 98012


: 1 (425) 385-7700 If your family lives off base in Bothell, Cedar Wood Elementary is an excellent option for your child. U.S. News & World Report ranks Cedar Wood as the best elementary school in the district and fifth best in the state. Out of 700 students enrolled, 92% are at proficient levels for math and 93% tested proficient in reading – both marks are in the top ten of more than 1000 Washington elementary schools. Middle Schools near Naval Station Everett

Middle Schools Near Naval Station Everett

1. North Middle School


: Everett Public Schools 2514 Rainier Ave. Everett, WA 98201


: 1 (425) 385-4800 North Middle School offers the closest proximity to NS Everett at less than a two-mile drive from base. The school underwent a $50 million renovation in 2018 that included a two-story building with 30 classrooms as well as upgrades to the track, field, gym, and cafeteria. Know if your child attends North Middle School, they’ll have some of the most modern amenities around.

2. Evergreen Middle School


: Everett Public Schools 7621 Beverly Ln. Everett, WA 98201


: 1 (425) 385-5700 Evergreen Middle School was completely remodeled in 1999. For that reason, as well as due to its centralized location among residential and commercial neighborhoods, it has become a popular center for community activities. High Schools near Naval Station Everett

High Schools Near Naval Station Everett

1. Everett High School


: Everett Public Schools 2416 Colby Ave. Everett, WA 98201


: 1 (425) 385-4400 You can’t get much closer to base than Everett High School. At one mile away, the school is a short walk or drive. Due to its central location and recently updated facilities, it is a frequent site for events on the local, state, and national level. Everett High, as well as all other high schools in the district, competes in a variety of sports including football, basketball, swimming, and even bowling.

2. Henry M. Jackson High School


: Everett Public Schools 1508 136th St. SE Mill Creek, WA 98012


: 1 (425) 385-7000 If your child started their education at Cedar Wood Elementary, they might conclude it at Henry M. Jackson High. Highlighted by a graduation rate of 99%, the school ranks as the best high school in the district and 26th best in the state according to the U.S. News rankings. Private Schools near Naval Station Everett

Private Schools Near Naval Station Everett

There are many private school options in Everett and the surrounding area. Many have a religious affiliation but there are also those that do not. Several near NS Everett are listed below but we encourage you to utilize resources like Private School Review and the SLO office to make the best decision for your family.

1. Everett Christian School

2221 Cedar St. Everett, WA 98201


: 1 (425) 259-3213

2. Immaculate Conception & Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School

2508 Hoyt Ave. Everett, WA 98201


: 1 (425) 349-7777

3. Primrose School of Mill Creek

13305 44th Ave. SE Mill Creek, WA 98012


: 1 (425) 225-6944

Day Cares Near Naval Station Everett

If you wish to enroll your child in an off site day care, you have a few options. Consulting resources such as Yelp and Care.com are great ways to make informative decisions. Below are a couple recommended day cares near NS Everett according to Yelp.

1. Harbour Pointe Kids Preschool & Child Care Center

12602 Mukilteo Speedway Mukilteo, WA 98275


: 1 (425) 348-4490

2. Starbright Early Learning Center

607 SE Everett Mall Way Ste 13 Everett, WA 98208


: 1 (425) 514-5972


Moving can be difficult for families and one of the larger burdens is finding a new school that sets your children up for success. Luckily, there are many amazing schools near Naval Station Everett and one is sure to meet your child’s needs regardless of age or interests. Use this guide as a starting point in your search and contact NS Everett’s School Liaison Officer for any and all specific questions you have during this process.




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