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Whole Child FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Can homeschool, charter school or private school students participate?

A. This is a pilot program and we currently only offer the Whole Child Access Pass to students at Tacoma Public Schools. There are plans to look at including other students in the future.

Q. How will we receive the card? Do I need to come to the office to get it?

A. Whole Child Access Pass cards are mailed to a students home address.

Q. I turned in my form to my school and have not heard anything or received a Whole Child Access Pass card. What should I do?

A. It can take up to three weeks to receive your card after turning in your form. If it has been three weeks please call Metro Parks Tacoma at (253) 305-1068 to find out if your child's information has been sent to us from the school.

Q. What ages qualify for the Whole Child Access Pass?

A. Any age, from elementary through high school. As long as the child is a TPS student, he/she is eligible.