Students who desire to attend a school or program outside of their designated attendance area may apply forOpen Enrollment/Nonresidence authorization for the school or program of their choice. In order to apply, anOpen Enrollment/Nonresident Application must be filled out.
Critical dates for the 2013-2014 school year
December 3, 2012 to January 15, 2013: Submit applications
December 3 through January 15 is the periodin which applications for open enrollment should be submitted to the requested school.
February 7, 2013: Deadline to receive application status letter from school
Written status letters fromthe requested school will be sent to the applicant approving or denying the application by February 7.
March 1, 2013: Deadline for school visit and open enrollment confirmation
Applicants who have beenapproved for open enrollment should visit the requested school by March 1 and confirm their desire to open en-roll.
Open Enrollment Reminders
Not all schools allow open enrollment. Each year the Board of Education reviews school populations, enroll-ment projections, building capacities and staff sizes and determines which schools can permit open enrollment.Students whose applications are denied or whose applications were submitted after the January 15 deadline willbe added to the waitlist of the requested school. Board policy also provides the opportunity of appeal.
The TCAP (Transional Colorado Assessment Program) is based on the new Colorado Model Content Standards and has replacedCSAP. The TCAP will connue to assess the same content areas and grades as CSAP. Students will be taking the TCAP tests. Thetests and schedule for each grade level at EMS are as follows:
6th Grade: Reading, Wring, Math:
7th Grade: Reading, Wring, Math:
8th Grade: Reading, Wring, Math, Science:March 11
Aendance is vital during this me. We wanted to let you know early so that appointments and vacaons are not scheduledduring these days. Thanks in advance for your understanding and cooperaon.