If you ONLY have a student in middle or high school.
Important immunization requirements for 2023-24: Students must be in compliance before the first day of school
Familes should go through the Enrollment Portal ONLY if they are:
Note: This first year for the 2023-24 School Year, Peperzak Middle School is opening as a 6th and 7th grade only school. Students living in the Peperzak boundary going into 8th grade for the 2023-24 school year are assigned to schools based on 2022-23 boundaries: Chase or Sacajawea.
Both options below takes families through the same process. Option 1 populates some of your information already in your parent/family PowerSchool account.
A: No, there is no need to "re-choice." Once choice has been granted, it is good for the duration of that school level (elementary, middle school, high school). A student/family would need to request choice again if they are transitioning to the next school level.
A: You can submit an Enrollment Request for each of your students across various grade levels and you can make unique requests to schools/programs specific to each student.
A: No, each request is put into a queue for each school or program and after the close of the window on Feb. 15, each school or program's list are randomized for final selection.
A: We endeavor to have final decisions and communication to families by Spring Break.
A: Please contact your neighborhood school directly to have the appropriate people support your transition back. If applicable, middle schools and high schools will be starting class registrations in January and February, so it will be important that your student be able to fill out a registration sheet to request certain classes like electives and CTE courses at their neighborhood school.
Please also let your Option School know that you won't be continuing there next school year as a matter of courtesy.
A: Yes, you may request an option school for your kindergarten now or during the March 1-31 window, though there is no priority given to those who request sooner than March. Decisions will be made after Spring Break (April 3 - 7).
A: Yes, although rare at high-applications schools or programs, there can sometimes be openings in which case each school or program will contact families in their order on the waitlist.
NOTE: We highly encourage families to plan on attending their neighborhood school and completing any necessary registration process or paperwork with that school. If an enrollment offer is made to a family, the neighborhood school can forward any necessary information to the future school or program as needed.
A: Yes, siblings of students already attending the requested choice school or option program are granted priority. If the student is wanting to choice to an option program as a sibling, the other sibling must already be enrolled in the same option program and actively attending the program or school.
A: The School Choice button in PowerSchool is only available for middle school and high school students. It is also only available in the web version of PowerSchool and not functional in the PowerSchool smartphone app. If you have any elementary students, you need to go through Option 2 on the Enrollment website to make choice selections.
A: Currently, Option 1 only supports middle school and high school students. Any families with elementary students need to go through Option 2 to make their Enrollment Choice Selections (up to three).
Find our enrollment FAQs here.
Use our Let's Talk portal for enrollment questions and clarifications.
You can also call 509-354-7393 with questions.