Open Enroll

The Open Enrollment window for 2019-2020 closed on December 17, 2018

Any students who desire to attend a school outside of their designated attendance area may still apply for Open Enrollment/Nonresidence authorization for the school of their choice by completing an open enrollment form and returning it to the school.

Open Enrollment Form English
Open Enrollment Form Spanish


If you are looking to enroll your student into a Charter School or alternative program you will need to contact the Charter School or program directly. Each Charter School and alternative program has its own process for enrollment.

Click here for further information on enrolling into one of these programs.


Open Enrollment is an opportunity for a student to attend a school of choice which is outside of their attendance area. In district students applying to a school outside their attendance area, as well as students who do not live within district boundaries but want to attend a school in St. Vrain, need to complete the form.
*Students who are currently attending their school of choice on open enrollment do not need to reapply each year in order to remain at the same school.


  • December 3, 2018 to December 17, 2018: Submit applications
    December 3 through December 17 is the period in which applications for open enrollment should be submitted to the requested school.
  • January 17, 2019: Deadline to receive application status letter from school
    Written status letters from the requested school will be sent to the applicant approving or denying the application by January 17.
  • February 1, 2019: Deadline for school visit and open enrollment confirmation
    Applicants who have been approved for open enrollment should visit the requested school by February 1 and confirm their desire to open enroll.

An opportunity to request that your student attends a school of choice, which is different than their designated attendance area school.

Open Enrollment Reminders

  • All schools allow open enrollment, however some schools may not have space available for open enrollment. Each year the Board of Education reviews school poplulations, enrollment projections, building capacities and staff sizes and determines what schools can permit open enrollment.
  • Transportation for open enrolled or non SVVSD students is the responsibility of the parent/guardian.

Students whose applications are denied or whose applications were submitted after the December 17 deadline will be added to the waitlist of the requested school. Board policy also provides the opportunity of appeal.

  • 2018-2019 Open Enrollment/Nonresident Application - Contact schools for more information
  • Open Enrollment FAQs English Spanish

To appeal an open enrollment decision, the following form must be filled out:

Board Policy on Open Enrollment
Board Policy on Open Enrollment-Procedures