Schools of Choice Window is Now CLOSED
Kenowa Hills participates in both the Kent Intermediate School District Schools of Choice Plan and the Section 105c State plan. All students residing within the Kent Intermediate School District may apply for enrollment in any Kent ISD school that has available openings during the advertised time frame. Students who reside in a district that is within a different ISD that borders the Kent ISD, may also apply under the Section 105c plan depending on available openings. Students who have been suspended or expelled may be excluded. Applications will be made available again in spring of 2022.
Special Notes for Parents & Students Considering Schools of Choice
2022-2023 Schools of Choice Applications
Schools of Choice application window is closed for the 2022-23 school year (for students who live in Kent County)
Total number of Schools of Choice Openings: 170
2022-2023 Schools of Choice Timeline
April 11th - May 13th - Acceptance of applications
May 13th - Application due to district of choice by 4:00 p.m.
May 16th-17th - Districts with applications that exceed target number for acceptance will hold a random draw.
May 27th - Deadline for districts to notify parents.
June 3th - Deadline for parents to notify the choice district of acceptance or refusal.
August 22rd - Last day for schools with School of Choice openings to accept SOC students.
Kent Intermediate School District Schools of Choice Policies & Regulations
Section 105c: The 105c Schools of Choice Application (for students who live OUTSIDE of Kent County) is CLOSED for the 2022-23 school year
Total number of Section 105c Openings: unlimited (based on availability per grade level)
Students residing in districts such as Montcalm, Newaygo, Ottawa (districts within ISDs which border the Kent Intermediate School District) may apply through Schools of Choice 105c Plan starting April 11, 2022.
A written agreement between the resident district and the Choice district must be in place regarding students who apply through the Schools of Choice 105c and receive special education services/programs as to the responsibility of payment for the added costs of required services/programs for the student.
Parents will be notified by letter if their child has been accepted for enrollment in Kenowa Hills through a Schools of Choice plan.
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