Hotspots & Home Internet Access
Free Internet for the 2020-2021 School Year
Eligible students from low-income families who complete the registration process will receive free internet at home for the rest of the 2020-2021 school year through the Washington Office of Superintendent of Instruction (OSPI) K-12 Internet Access Program.
Your family can participate in this program if you are eligible for free or reduced-price meals.
Register by March 31, 2021
If your family is eligible, please complete the OSPI K-12 Internet Access Program form before March 31, 2021, to register.
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 for our students and families in need at select locations on Wednesdays while supplies last.
Service times and locations are subject to change. Please refer to this webpage before you visit.
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
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.
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.
Once you have internet access, follow a few simple steps to connect a KSD laptop to a new WiFi network.