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Military Families


Welcome, and thank you for your service!

We recognize that transitioning to a new school district can be both exciting and difficult. So, we have created this website to assist our military families who are moving to the Bethel School District. Welcome! And thanks to you and your family for your service to our country.

If you don’t see the information you are looking for, or have any questions, please email us so we can help!


Programs & Services

Deployment Support

Elementary social workers and middle school counselors routinely provide support to children experiencing deployment or separation from a family member. To learn more about the opportunities available in your area, please contact your neighborhood school.

Army Youth Programs in Your Neighborhood (AYPYN)

AYPYN supported afterschool programs are offered Monday through Friday for middle and high school students in the district. These programs are meant to foster and support community involvement. Contact Jay Brower by email for more information.


The Bethel School District is proud to offer the following Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps opportunities at each of our three comprehensive high schools:

For more details on JROTC programs, please visit their websites or contact the schools.

  • Bethel HS: Air Force JROTC
  • Graham-Kapowsin HS: Army JROTC
  • Spanaway Lake HS: Navy JROTC


JBLM Child and Youth Services

JBLM School Support Services for Military Families

House Bill 1210