DISTRICT WIDE SCHOOLS OF CHOICE
The Lansing School District, located in Lansing, MI is a public school district that is home to 27 school buildings serving grades Pre K-12.
The district offers a variety of outstanding opportunities for all students. Pathway options include new Magnet School offerings in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math), Spanish Immersion/Global Studies, and New Tech High. Specialty offerings include Chinese Immersion/International Baccalaureate, Leadership, Law, and Government, Visual and Performing Arts, and Montessori. Traditional school offerings are also available Pre K-12.
District Wide Schools of Choice FAQ
WHAT IS DISTRICT WIDE SCHOOLS OF CHOICE?
District wide schools refers to the option of going to any school within the Lansing School District, tuition free to students regardless of the location of the student’s residence. Transportation is provided to students that are enrolled through the District Wide Schools of Choice.
I LIVE IN THE DISTRICT, HOW DO I ENROLL MY CHILD INTO A DISTRICT WIDE SCHOOL?
For the upcoming school year, families will received a Letter of Intent so they can pick the pathway for their students.
I LIVE OUTSIDE THE DISTRICT, HOW DO I ENROLL MY CHILD INTO A DISTRICT WIDE SCHOOL?
The out of district schools of choice window is January 28th, 2017 – September 8th, 2017. That form will be available at the Welcome Center, online or at schools.
HOW DO I CHANGE MY DISTRICT WIDE SCHOOL OF CHOICE?
During the school year, families will need to complete A Request for Transfer Between Schools form. Transfer forms are available at the Welcome Center or at schools. Transfers will be granted during the first 30 days of the each marking periods. After 30 days, transfer will be effective the beginning of the next marking period.
HOW DO MAGNET STUDENTS ELECT TO CONTINUE AT THEIR CURRENT MAGNET SCHOOL?
Students electing to continue at a magnet school may do so by submitting a Letter of Intent by March 1, 2017. Letter of Intent documents will be pre-populated and provided to all current students by February 15, 2017.