Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment

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. The open enrollment application period for the 2013-14 school year is from February 4-April 30, 2013.  The application period closes at 4:00 p.m. on April 30, 2013.  Late applications will not be accepted for any reason. 


Parents may apply in one of two ways:

·     On-line (recommended) at: https://www2.dpi.state.wi.us/Opal2012/

·     Paper Application: If computer access is unavailable, paper applications may be obtained from the Department of Public Instruction and must be delivered to the nonresident school district (district you want to apply to).  School District of Waukesha applications should be submitted to the attention of:  Stephanie Peterson/Open Enrollment, 222 Maple Avenue, Waukesha, WI  53186

The following schools are closed to Open Enrollment and School Choice:

  • Whittier Elementary
  • Butler Middle School
The Waukesha STEM Academy is available through lottery only.

The Dual Language 2-Way Program, Waukesha STEM Academy, Waukesha Academy of Health Professions (WAHP), and the Waukesha Engineering Preparatory Academy (WEPA) have separate program applications that will also need to be completed.  For more information about these schools and/or programs please click here.

If you have any additional questions regarding Open Enrollment, Tuition Waiver or School Choice, please contact Stephanie Peterson at 262.970.1105 or via email at speterso@waukesha.k12.wi.us .
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