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Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment - Public Schools

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.
2023-2024 Public School Open Enrollment Timeline
Out-of-district and In-district applications may be submitted between Monday, February 6 and Friday, April 28, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. for the 2023-2024 school year. Applications must be received by 4:00 pm on April 28, 2023.

Non-residents of the Fond du Lac School District can apply on-line by clicking here.
In-district applications can be obtained at any elementary or middle school in the District.  Do not use the on-line application unless you reside outside of the Fond du Lac School District. 

Questions should be directed to Wendy Burgess (920) 906-6524.

Open Enrollment Application Period Begins February 6, 2023

Enroll Today in Fond du Lac School District, The District of Opportunities!

The Fond du Lac School District offers opportunities for all students 4K-12 to shine in and out of the classroom. From our outstanding academic programs to our abundance of clubs and activities, we offer something for everyone. We invite families outside of the District to enroll at one of our schools for the 2023-24 school year through April 28, 2023. Come join the Cardinal Family!

Our exceptional 4K-5 th grade programming focuses on building solid educational, social, and emotional skills for our youngest learners. We prioritize small class sizes to provide students with optimal care and attention to meet their learning and growing needs.

As students transition to one of our middle schools, we focus on continuous whole-child support to help our kids reach their academic potential. Students receive support in building relationships, solving problems, and managing emotions to help them reach their goals and better prepare them for high school.

Ranked in the top 10 biggest high schools in Wisconsin, Fond du Lac High School offers students diverse course offerings, D1 athletics, and nearly 90 extra-curricular and club offerings including music, theater, forensics, gaming, environmental, trap shooting, and more. To prepare students for college or careers, we offer over 40 college credit courses, over 50 career and technical education courses, and innovative electives courses that provide something for everyone!

For students and families looking for a project-based learning model that offers innovative ways to educate students with a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, our Fond du Lac STEM Academy is a tuition-free public charter school serving both middle and high school students. STEM students enjoy a range of classes, clubs, sports, and activities with an emphasis on Band, Orchestra, Art, and World Language to enhance their ability to learn. Our Fabrication Labs, Science Labs, Audio-Visual Labs, and outdoor classrooms allow us to teach our students about the world around them, while also preparing them for the world after high school.

For families living outside of the Fond du Lac School District, complete your open enrollment application at http://dpi.wi.eov/oe. Please note that there is a very strict deadline for these applications, therefore, they must be received by 4:00 p.m. on April 28, 2023.

Families living in the Fond du Lac School District looking to request another school within our District can obtain applications at any of our elementary or middle schools. All transfers, regardless of reason, are subject to the determination that space is available in the requested school.

On or before June 9, 2023, written notification of approval or denial of each application will be sent to the student's parent or guardian. Questions regarding open enrollment should be directed to Wendy Burgess (920) 906-6524.
Join Fond du Lac School District, The District of Opportunities.