Open EnrollmentNovember 26, 2012PEN                    MAA/TD 11 26 12   1
District Open Enrollment Summary                         2012-13   2011-12           2010-11Projected Spaces          2982...
Before Open Enrollment Begins   A checklist of things to do:           Learn about PUSD schools           Visit schools...
Priority Enrollment Period:December 4-18, 2012 Sibling Registration Employee Priority Willard 5th graders not residing ...
Priority Enrollment-Registration                   Sibling Registration Parents may register the brothers and sisters of ...
Priority Enrollment Registration    Employee Priority               Willard 5th graders Criteria remains the same:      ...
District-wide          General Open EnrollmentJanuary 23, 2013- February 12, 2013   Parents submit their Open Enrollment ...
College & Career Pathways and   Dual Language Immersion Programs     College & Career          Dual Language Immersion    ...
Permit-Only School Neighborhood                Preference            Three Permit-Only Schools in PUSD      Marshall 6-12 ...
District-wide Open Enrollment          Timeline After ApplyingMarch 11, 2013  Notification mailed home to families  If s...
Open Enrollment Closes!April 30, 2013 Open Enrollment closes for the upcoming 2013-2014  school year No waitlists are ma...
Interdistrict Permits & New to PUSD May 6, 2013 Interdistrict Permit requests accepted Facilitated centrally Request fo...
New in 2013-14   Children entering Kindergarten must turn five years old    by October 1, 2013   Transitional Kindergart...
New for 2013-2014, cont’d. A new STEAM Magnet opens at Washington Middle  School; students apply and complete an assessme...
Out-Of-District Students                Wishing to Apply   Open Enrollment is for residents of PUSD, which    includes Pa...
Questions?       MAA/TD 11 26 12   16
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PEN Open Enrollment Presentation 2012

  1. 1. Open EnrollmentNovember 26, 2012PEN MAA/TD 11 26 12 1
  2. 2. District Open Enrollment Summary 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11Projected Spaces 2982 2997 3519Lottery Participants 1983 2243 2420Placements Offered via 1609 1562 1721LotteryStudents Not Placed 374 573 699Late Applications 342 390 est. 579SubmittedPlacements Off All 274 364 516WaitlistsTotal Placed 1883 1926 2237 MAA/TD 11 26 12 2
  3. 3. Before Open Enrollment Begins A checklist of things to do:  Learn about PUSD schools  Visit schools and attend school events  Think of what your family needs  Select the school(s) that meets your needs  School Guide available prior to start of Open Enrollment MAA/TD 11 26 12 3
  4. 4. Priority Enrollment Period:December 4-18, 2012 Sibling Registration Employee Priority Willard 5th graders not residing in Blair’s attendance area who wish to continue with the IB Programme in middle school MAA/TD 11 26 12 4
  5. 5. Priority Enrollment-Registration Sibling Registration Parents may register the brothers and sisters of students who are already enrolled at a school All siblings must be enrolled on the same campus for the 2013-14 school year If siblings are not registered during this time period, sibling status is forfeited This priority registration is done at the school MAA/TD 11 26 12 5
  6. 6. Priority Enrollment Registration Employee Priority Willard 5th graders Criteria remains the same:  Current Willard 5th grader Monthly PUSD transitioning to 6th grade employees  Student does not reside in Transition grades only Blair’s attendance area Or, child is new to PUSD  Student wants to continue A random lottery in the International  10% of open seats Baccalaureate Programme Applications are for middle school submitted online only  Application is submitted at Blair MAA/TD 11 26 12 6
  7. 7. District-wide General Open EnrollmentJanuary 23, 2013- February 12, 2013  Parents submit their Open Enrollment applications only for schools other than their neighborhood school online at www.openenrollment.info  The official Open Enrollment application submission period ends on February 12, 2013-midnight  Families who wish to attend their neighborhood schools do not need to submit the Open Enrollment application MAA/TD 11 26 12 7
  8. 8. College & Career Pathways and Dual Language Immersion Programs College & Career Dual Language Immersion Pathways Programs Eight Pathways for  Two Dual Language entering 9th and 10th Immersion programs: graders Spanish at Jackson and San 35% of spaces are Rafael Elementary Schools, reserved for “non” school and Mandarin Chinese at of residence students Field Elementary Neighborhood students  35% spaces reserved for will enroll in Pathways at school of residence their site following (neighborhood) students registration  Opportunity to indicate Agreement to remain in preference for Spanish DLIP Pathway-exit returns to site school of residence  All applications are All applications are submitted online submitted online MAA/TD 11 26 12 8
  9. 9. Permit-Only School Neighborhood Preference Three Permit-Only Schools in PUSD Marshall 6-12 Don Benito K-5 Norma Coombs Alternative K-5 Reserve 35% of the open seats for students who live in the “neighborhood preference” area These seats will go through lottery first and “x number” of seats are filled with students living in the neighborhood If there are more students in the neighborhood than open seats those students will go through the “regular” lottery MAA/TD 11 26 12 9
  10. 10. District-wide Open Enrollment Timeline After ApplyingMarch 11, 2013  Notification mailed home to families  If student is selected through the lottery for a school other than first choice the student will be placed on the waiting list of the first choice school ONLYMarch 14-April 4, 2013  School Registrations √ Parent/guardian must go to the site with the letter to enroll in the school accepted to through Open Enrollment lottery √ The seat will be forfeited if not registered during this time frame MAA/TD 11 26 12 10
  11. 11. Open Enrollment Closes!April 30, 2013 Open Enrollment closes for the upcoming 2013-2014 school year No waitlists are maintained either centrally or by school sites Any and all movement of students between school sites is done centrally If in doubt, contact the Office of Permits & Records; a school cannot accept a student after this date unless it is the student’s school of residence MAA/TD 11 26 12 11
  12. 12. Interdistrict Permits & New to PUSD May 6, 2013 Interdistrict Permit requests accepted Facilitated centrally Request for a specific school is made by family and the Office of Permits & Records contacts siteMay 6–late July*, 2013(*Three weeks prior to start of the school year) Intradistrict Permit requests accepted from new-to- PUSD students (student has never attended a District school) Facilitated centrally MAA/TD 11 26 12 12
  13. 13. New in 2013-14 Children entering Kindergarten must turn five years old by October 1, 2013 Transitional Kindergarten is planned for children with birthdates from 9/2/2013 - 12/2/2013 - Sites TBA Percentage of students who will get neighborhood preference for the permit-only schools and the three Dual Language sites increases from 30 to 35% Families will be able to make five school choices this year via Open Enrollment vs. three last year MAA/TD 11 26 12 13
  14. 14. New for 2013-2014, cont’d. A new STEAM Magnet opens at Washington Middle School; students apply and complete an assessment A new College & Career Pathway at PHS, App Academy; applications are accepted with all other online applications Beginning with the 2013-14 school year, non-resident students accepted to Sierra Madre Elementary School will not automatically continue on to the middle school; they will need to re-apply via Open Enrollment There is no Late Application Period - all applications must be submitted by the February 12, 2013 deadline MAA/TD 11 26 12 14
  15. 15. Out-Of-District Students Wishing to Apply Open Enrollment is for residents of PUSD, which includes Pasadena, Altadena and Sierra Madre PUSD does accept students from other school districts based on Board Policy 5117 Non-resident students interested in Pasadena Unified School District programs can apply beginning Monday, May 6, 2013 and… The District may accept online applications for specific programs in late March or April, though notification of acceptance would not happen until May 6 or later MAA/TD 11 26 12 15
  16. 16. Questions? MAA/TD 11 26 12 16

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