New Student Application

Explorer Academy and SK Online Academy

Explorer Academy is a choice school within South Kitsap School District, this means that automatic enrollment is not offered.  Please see the following steps depending on your students grade level:

Grades K – 5

  1. Submit fully completed application (including immunization records)
  2. Conduct an interview with consulting teacher
  3. Consulting teacher will determine eligibility for enrollment

Grades 6 – 12

  1. Submit fully completed application (including immunization records)
  2. Complete the orientation assessment with a score of 80% or better
  3. Conduct an interview with consulting teacher
  4. Consulting teacher will determine eligibility for enrollment

Fillable application instructions:

Applications can be emailed to MartinS@skschools.org, dropped in our mailbox, or mailed to the district office at:

Attn: Explorer Academy
2689 Hoover AVE SE
Port Orchard, WA 98366

Click the application link and download it to your computer for the application to be fillable.  

Click here  for the Explorer / Hope Academy Application
Click here to download our Explorer Parent Handbook

You will need to provide the following documents from the previous school:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Previous School Records (Grade Reports, Test Scores)
  • Health information
  • Additional Services received (Special Education/IEP, 504 plan/Gifted/speech)
Supplemental forms due at time of Enrollment
The Immunization Form and Student Rights and Responsibilities Form are available on the district website under Forms Library. 

Administration of medication at school
State law dictates that all medications (prescription and OTC) require a physician's signature. Form 157 Medication at School is available on the district website under Forms Library and must be completed and filed with the school nurse/Health Room for each medication to be administered. All medications must have appropriate labeling.  
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