Enrolling Your Child
Kindergarten (Montello School District Board Policy)
The Board of Education shall establish student entrance age requirements which are consistent with Wisconsin Law and sound educational practice and which ensure equitable treatment.
1st Grade (Montello School District Board Policy)
A child must be six (6) years on or before September 1 in the year which he/she enrolls. A student must have completed kindergarten program or must receive a waiver on this requirement.
Any student who has not completed a five (5) year old kindergarten program, but seeks to enroll into first grade must receive a waiver of the requirement. (More Information in Board Policy)
Also suggested is a list of emergency phone numbers and information if a child will be picked up or dropped off at a location other than home. Students who transfer will be temporarily placed in a classroom at the grade level recommended by the previous enrollment unless another assignment is determined to be in the best interest of the child. Upon two weeks of enrollment the grade level teachers, principal, and other school officials will review performance and determine if a switch in placement is necessary. Official school records from previously attended school districts will be requested.
Students are able to enroll in the Montello School District upon proof of residency. Two documents are needed to prove residency in the district. Documents could include:
If individuals are unable to provide the necessary documents at registration, a parent or legal guardian should complete the Certificate of Residency form and submit to the registrar.