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Open Enrollment


Open Enrollment is the process by which parents/guardians residing in an Iowa district may enroll their children into another Iowa school district under the terms and conditions of Iowa Code section 282.18 and 281--Iowa Administrative Code 17.

The deadline for students entering Grades 1 - 12 is March 1st. The deadline for students entering kindergarten is September 1st.


2015-2016 Open Enrollment

2015-2016 Open Enrollment Application

2015-2016 Open Enrollment Application Directions


2016-2017 Open Enrollment

Open enrollment application 2016-2017

Open Enrollment Application Directions 16-17


FAQ and Current Handbook

Open Enrollment FAQs

Open Enrollment Handbook 2015-2016

Open Enrollment Tuition

The amount of open enrollment tuition for the 2014-2015 school year for a regular education student is $6,121, which is the state cost per pupil from the previous fiscal year. For a student served pursuant to an IEP, open enrollment tuition is calculated on actual costs of special education rather than the prior year's state cost per pupil amount. Open enrollment tuition is billed and paid on a quarterly basis. Under special circumstances that terminate or suspend open enrollment status, it is necessary to prorate tuition in a quarter on a per diem basis.

More information regarding Tuition & Fees.


Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on July 28, 2015 at 3:52am.