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Information for 2022-2023

If your choice is approved for the building you choose and you would like to attend a different building, you must re-apply for choice for that building.

Choice Changes

Choice is a program that manages students who wish to transfer from one school to another within our District or from outside the District. The Wenatchee School District School Board has recently approved changes to policy No. 3131 (In-District Transfers) & 3141 (Non-Resident Students) regarding school Choice. These changes will help with major issues the district has been experiencing such as, buildings becoming full, large class sizes, and requests being denied yet parents appealing those denials.

  1. The open window for submitting Choice applications for the 2022-2023 school year is February 1 through April 25.  Any in-district applications that are received after this period will be put on a “waitlist” and will not be considered during the choice acceptance meeting.  Out-of-District choice requests received after the open period will be denied with the option of being placed on a waitlist if the parent desires.
  2. For grades 1 though 8, parents will be notified of Choice request decisions (approval/denials) by mid-May. Choice decisions for Kindergarten students will not happen until the end of August. Late notice is necessary to ensure that students who reside within the school boundaries have registered and Choice acceptance does not create class overloads.
  3. Because class size limits cannot be exceeded, appeals will not be heard if a student’s Choice application is denied due to lack of space availability.  To put it simply, we cannot make a class “less full” in order to accept more kids.
  4. Daycare location will not be considered a “special hardship” when determining Choice acceptance.

 

In-District Transfer Request

Parents/Guardians or students who wish to transfer to a school outside of his or her boundary attendance area but still within the Wenatchee school district must complete a In-District Transfer Request. Click here for a current boundary map.  Please read the In-District Transfer Reference Guide for important information and timelines.

 

Non-Resident Choice Transfer Request

Parents/Guardians or Students who wish to transfer to the Wenatchee School District must complete a CHOICE Transcript Request. The CHOICE Transfer Request may be obtained from the resident school district or you can submit an online request in the portal below. Please read the Non-Resident Transfer Reference Guide for important information and timelines

 

Resident Students Wanting to Choice Out of the Wenatchee School District (including online schools)

Non-Resident Families can electronically file a Choice Transfer Request or annually renew your Non-Resident Choice status using the online Choice Transfer Portal.

If you do not have access to the internet please complete and submit the Choice Transfer Request form to the Wenatchee School District Office at 235 Sunset Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801.

Out of District Choice Transfer Request Form    English Printable   /   Spanish Printable

Upcoming Events

December 12
December 13

Interagency Meeting

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

December 13

Board Meeting

6:00 PM

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