2019-20 School Year Enrollment Info

Welcome New Students for 2019-20!

For the 2019-20 school year, prospective students may submit kindergarten through sixth-grade Pre-Enrollment Applications beginning 9:00am on November 30, 2018.  Those who apply during the November 30–January 18 Open Enrollment period will be placed in a Lottery, which will be held on Friday, January 25, 2019, at 9:00am. Applications received after January 18, 2019, are added to the list for an enrollment invitation or the waiting list in the order they are received.

The Pre-Enrollment Application form link will be posted here.

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Interested in the Current Year (2018-19)? Apply for Enrollment for 2018-19 Here!

NEW STUDENTS:
General Timeline of the Admissions Process and Important Dates

 

Tours Available Parents may make an appointment to tour the campus by calling the school office at (651) 409-3122 or emailing info@marineareaschool.org.

Friday, November 30, 2018, 9:00am, to Friday, January 18, 2019, 3:00pm

 

The Pre-Enrollment Application form link will be posted here.

Open Enrollment Period for 2019-20

  • 2019-20 Pre-Enrollment Applications accepted for the school year that begins the following August.
  • Applications received at any time during this Open Enrollment period are equally likely to be offered a classroom position, with the exception of board-approved enrollment preferences (see Enrollment Policy).
  • All applications received during Open Enrollment are put in a lottery to determine the placement in class and order on the waiting list for any available openings.
  • Parents/guardians are fully responsible for completing the correct Pre-Enrollment Application within the Open Enrollment Period to be included in the Lottery.

Tuesday, January 8, 6:30-8:00pm

Saturday, January 12, 10:00am-12:00pm

Open Houses for Prospective Students
January 25, 9:00am Lottery for 2019-20: In the Commons Building
January 19 to August (Beginning of School Year) Applications Continue to be Accepted

Pre-Enrollment Applications will continue to be accepted. Students are placed in a class (or if the class is full, on the waiting list) on a first-come, first-served basis with the exception of board-approved enrollment preferences (see Enrollment Policy).

Starting Late January Offers of Enrollment for Kindergarten

Kindergarten offers of enrollment begin. Emails will be sent with links to the official on-line Enrollment Form. Applicants will have five (5) business days from the date the email was sent to return the signed Enrollment Form with a photocopy of the child’s birth certificate.

  • Prior to the Start of School – Parents must schedule Early Childhood Screening and registration appointments within your own resident school district.
    • Early Childhood Screening is a mandated program for all children entering kindergarten in Minnesota. The district census list of 3- to 4-year-olds is used to obtain names and send notices about screening dates.
      • If you are unsure as to whether your child is on the census, you may check with the Stillwater’s Enrollment Office at 651.351.8412. Appointments for the screening typically last one hour and are held at the Early Childhood Family Center, 1111 Holcombe Street S., Stillwater MN 55082, and can be made by calling 651.351.4022.
      • If you do not live within District 834, check with your own resident school district’s enrollment office.
Friday, February 8, 2019, to Late Summer First- Through Sixth-Grade Offers of Enrollment

First- through sixth-grade offers of enrollment are made based on class openings using the confirmed returning student list and established new student waiting list. Emails will be sent with links to the online Official Enrollment Form. Applicants will have five (5) business days from the date the email was sent to return the signed Official Enrollment Form.

As long as spaces are available, River Grove plans to continuously enroll students for the 2019-20 school year. If a student enrolls in River Grove for the 2018-19 year after February 8, 2019 (when offers of enrollment for the next year go out to new applicants), and the class becomes full because of new applicants, that student is placed on the bottom of the waiting list for the 2019-20 school year.

TBD Spring Parent Info Meeting
TBD Summer Parent Info Meeting
Ongoing Placement will be offered as classroom openings become available. All of our families are asked to inform River Grove if their school plans change as soon as possible. A goal is for every student in every grade to be able to participate in the first day of school with their new classmates.
RETURNING (Currently Enrolled) Students Who Wish to Enroll for 2019-20
Monday, January 7, 2019  Returning Student Enrollment Form for all currently enrolled students will be posted.
Friday, February 1, 2019 Signed Returning Student Enrollment Form for all returning students due to school office to confirm spot for the next school year. Currently enrolled students are guaranteed placement for the following year, as long as the signed Returning Student Enrollment Form is turned in by February 1, 2019.
Ongoing Placement will be offered as classroom openings become available. All of our families are asked to inform River Grove if their school plans change as soon as possible. A goal is for every student in every grade to be able to participate in the first day of school with their new classmates.

 

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