Hotspots & Home Internet Access

  • K-12 Internet Access Program

    Eligible students from low-income families will receive free internet at home for the rest of the 2020-2021 school year through the K-12 Internet Access Program.

    Your family can participate in this program if:

    • Your child is eligible for free or reduced-price meals.
    • You did not have internet connectivity in your home before August 2020.
    • Families who received a KSD hotspot before August 2020 are not eligible.

    If your family is eligible, please complete the OSPI K-12 Internet Access Program form to get started.

    If you have questions about this program, please email InternetAccess@kent.k12.wa.us.

    Pick Up a Free Hotspot from KSD

    Kent School District (KSD) distributes free Wi-Fi hotspots, specifically Kajeet SmartSpots, for our students and families in need at select locations every Wednesday while supplies last.

    Service times and locations are subject to change. Please refer to this webpage before you visit.

KSD Hotspot Distribution Events

Frequently Asked Hotspot Questions

  • How do I find the Wi-Fi name and password for my hotspot?

  • How do I connect my KSD laptop or another device to my hotspot?

  • How do I get support for my Kajeet SmartSpot?

  • Does my hotspot have a data limit?

  • How do I check if my hotspot is at its data limit?

  • How do I request more data if I have multiple students using one hotspot?

  • Is KSD going to increase hotspot data limits for all students?

  • What if my hotspot does not have coverage or coverage is poor where I live?

  • I get good cellular reception, but the hotspot works poorly in my home. Why is that?

  • Do the hotspots filter websites and content?

Other Home Internet Access Options

  • Access Free Out-of-Home Xfinity WiFi Hotspots

    Everyone can now access out-of-home Xfinity WiFi hotspots normally located in business areas, retail locations, and transit areas for free. Enter your zip code to find the location nearest you and follow the instructions to join the hotspot.  

    Apply for the Low-Cost Comcast Internet Essentials Plan

    Comcast is offering their internet essentials plan free (normally $9.95) for 60 days to new, qualified subscribers in response to the Coronavirus emergency. You may qualify if you are eligible for public assistance programs such as the National School Lunch Program, Housing Assistance, Medicaid, SNAP, SSI, and others.

    Connect A KSD Laptop to WiFi

    Once you have internet access, follow a few simple steps to connect a KSD laptop to a new WiFi network.

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