Take your students from the classroom to the national stage

School enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year is now open.

Enroll your school before October 16 for our lowest fee of the year: $175 per school.


NEW THIS YEAR: The Bee has developed an online testing platform that will allow you to administer your school spelling bee program, whether students are learning in your classrooms or remotely from their homes. The online testing platform will be available in October to give you increased flexibility when administering your school's spelling bee program.
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How to Enroll

Each year, the Scripps National Spelling Bee reaches 11 million students at the school level. When you enroll your school in the spelling bee program, your teachers receive materials for conducting classroom and school spelling bees, supplemental vocabulary and reading lists, and information about how school champions can continue on in further levels of competition.


What do you receive for your enrollment? We provide access to everything you need to organize classroom and school spelling bees, including:

  • Exclusive online access to the teachers-only section of spellingbee.com
  • Official study lists for your students, organized by difficulty level
  • Official pronouncer guides for use in conducting classroom and school spelling bees
  • The Great Words, Great Works reading list with all source books, organized by reading level
  • Supplemental vocabulary materials for classroom and school levels
  • Customizable certificates for your participants and school champion
  • Words of the Champions: the 4,000-word study guide for school champions
  • New this year: We have developed an online testing platform that that will allow teachers to administer a school spelling bee program whether students are learning in the classroom or virtually. Available in October.

How to Enroll Your School



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Want to start a spelling bee program at your school?

We encourage you to share the Scripps National Spelling Bee with a teacher or school administrator to get your students on a path to spelling success!


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Looking to Enroll Multiple Schools?


You may enroll multiple schools from your district at once using our enrollment system. Check out this quick enrollment tutorial to learn more about enrolling multiple schools.

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