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Open Enrollment window begins Nov. 1

Children entering school

CASTLE ROCK – Starting this weekend, families may begin the process of enrolling their children at a school of their choice during our first of two open enrollment windows in the Douglas County School District (DCSD).

The first open enrollment window is from November 1, 2014 to January 5, 2015.

Families who wish to enroll their student in a school other than their assigned neighborhood school, must complete an Open Enrollment application. Beginning November 1 parents may request open enrollment by logging in to their Parent Portal Account and looking for the "Choice" tab on the left. Families that do not yet have a parent portal account will need to fill out this Open Enrollment Form.

Enrollment is contingent on the capacity available at each school. If the number of applicants exceeds the space available in a school, applications are prioritized by grade level according to the priorities set forth in district policy. The annual prioritized list is purged on October 1 of each year.  The first round of open enrollment is not first come first serve.

Parents will be notified of whether the school of their choice has accepted their application by January 12, 2015 and will have until January 19, 2015 to accept the invitation to enroll.

The second open enrollment window is from April 15 to August 15, annually.

More information about Open Enrollment visit www.dcsdk12.org/choice-programming

October 29, 2014 | By rmbarber | Category:

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