Open Enrollment

What is Open Enrollment?
Open Enrollment is a State of Wisconsin program that allows parents to apply for their children to attend school districts other than the one in which they live.

Who may participate? 
Wisconsin residents in grades 4K to 12 may apply to participate in open enrollment.

How and when may parents apply?
The open enrollment application period for the 2017-18 school year is from February 6th through April 28th, 2017. The application period closes at 4:00 p.m. on April 28th, 2017. You may apply at the following website:

Apply Here

2017-2018 Open Enrollment Brochure

Late applications will not be accepted for any reason.

If you do not have access to the internet, please feel free to contact Theresa Lauer, Open Enrollment Coordinator at the district office at 715-879-5066 and a paper copy of the open enrollment application can be provided. 

When will parents be notified of their students’ acceptance or denial?
All open enrollment applications are reviewed and approved or denied by the Board of Education at the May board meeting. Parents/Guardians will be mailed a notice of the students’ approval or denial by June 9, 2017.

Who can I contact if I have additional questions?
Theresa Lauer (715) 879-5066 at the Elk Mound Area School District office or email Theresa Lauer
WI Department of Public Instruction at (888) 245-2732 or 

  • Elk Mound Area School District
  • 405 University Street
  • Elk Mound, WI 54739
  • Phone: 715-879-5066
  • Fax: 715-879-5846