Student Internet Connectivity Plan
Regular connection to the internet is essential for Distance Learning (Digital). We are working to identify multiple internet access resources for students and families. While we recognize that each option below may not be the perfect solution, we hope that will work for all of our families, we hope that the options will below may not assist families, we ....
Option 1 – Local Internet
Families should contact their local Internet Service Provider (ISP) such as Comcast/Xfinity, Frontier, etc. regarding discounted rates for students and families. The companies below have plans for various income levels, some do not require social security numbers, credit checks, etc.
- Comcast and Xfinity
- Reduced Rate - Comcast and Xfinity Essentials
- Reduced Rate - Frontier Lifeline
- For students in Advanced Placement (AP) courses: CollegeBoard
Option 2 – Mobile Carriers
Most mobile phone carriers have offered increased data plans and resources for families. Mobile phones can be used as personal internet hot spots to connect a student computers to the internet.
- Boost Mobile Response
- MetroPCS (now Metro by T-Mobile) Response
- T-Mobile Covid-19 Response
- Verizon Wireless Covid-19 Response
Option 3 – Open Public Internet
There are open and free internet options for families out in our communities. We urge students and families abide by Washington State’s "Stay at Home" order and social distancing practices and staying inside cars when and where possible when using the below resources.
- Comcast Xfinity has opened over 1.5 million public Wi-Fi access points, with many throughout our communities. Locations and more information can be found at: http://wifi.xfinity.com/
- Mukilteo SD district has wireless internet on and can be connected to from outside of many of our schools.
- Sno-Isle Libraries has wireless internet on and can be connected to from outside of their buildings.
- Mariner Library – Sno-Isle Library: 520 128th St. SW, Suites A9 & A10, Everett, WA 98204
- Mukilteo Library – Sno-Isle Library: 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd, Mukilteo, WA 98275
Option 4 – District Provided Hot Spots
Mukilteo SD has obtained mobile Wi-Fi internet hotspots to loan to families. We are working on the prioritization of checkouts. More information will be available soon.
Option 5 – More Coming Soon!
We continue to search for resources for families and will communicate them as soon as we are aware of them.