The Glendale-River Hills School District is open and without tuition charge for all elementary and middle school students ages four and older who reside within the boundaries of the district or who have been accepted for participation in the Wisconsin Public School Open Enrollment Program. Students qualified to enter school may be admitted at the beginning of the school year or at any time during the year upon documentation of residency, or at the beginning of the school year with acceptance of appropriate Open Enrollment applications and upon the completion of the required enrollment forms.
Any child who is a resident of the school district and will be four years of age, on or before September 1, is eligible to enroll in four-year-old kindergarten. Any child who is a resident of the school district and will be five years of age, on or before September 1, is eligible for five-year-old kindergarten. The district has an early admission policy for children who qualify (Policy JEB-AR available on the district website: www.glendale.k12.wi.us).
Proof of residency is required prior to registration. Documentation that can be considered as proof of residency includes:
• Current tax bill, or
• Deed for home with address in district, or
• Mortgage documents for home with address in district, or
• Lease on home, apartment, or condominium with address in district, or
• Statement from apartment complex manager acknowledging that the registrant lives at an address in the district
• Current utility bill showing correct name and district address as residence.
Families that move within the district must re-register and provide new residency documentation.
Public School Open Enrollment
Wisconsin’s inter-district public school open enrollment program allows parents to apply for their children to attend school districts other than the one in which they live. Information regarding open enrollment can be obtained on the Department of Public Instruction website: http://dpi.wi.gov/oe. The application period for the 2017-18 school year is February 6-April 28, 2017. The Glendale-River Hills School District will have 5 new seats available in
K5 for the 2017-18 school year.