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“Teachers engage with their students and really get to know them. And the kids know their teachers–and like them!”

-Heidi, Lower School Parent

We are currently accepting applications for Full Day Kindergarten through Eighth Grade for the 2017-18 school year.

Weilenmann School of Discovery considers admissions for all students who reside in the State of Utah and submit a timely application. Enrollment for each new school year begins in January of the current school year according to the posted calendar.

Enrollment Process

  1. Attend or Schedule a School Tour (optional)

    Tour WSD, meet educators and members of our admin team.

  2. Submit an Intent to Enroll Application Online

    Submitting this form starts the application process by stating your intent to enroll at WSD, and places you in the applicant pool for upcoming lotteries.

  3. The Lottery Process

    If the size of the applicant pool exceeds the capacity of a grade level during the enrollment period, a lottery will be held. In accordance with Utah State law, the WSD lottery selects students at random throughout the lottery season with preference at each lottery given only to those groups described below.

    In compliance with Utah Code 53A-1a506, WSD first enrolls its existing students for the following school year and secondarily gives enrollment preference to the following groups:

    -Children or grandchildren of board members
    -Children of teachers and staff employed at the school
    -Siblings of pupils who are actively enrolled WSD students at the time of enrollment of the sibling

    Lottery Dates:
    -February 7, 2017
    -February 28, 2017
    -March 14, 2017
    -March 28, 2017
    -April 18, 2017
    -May 2, 2017
    -May 16, 2017
    -May 30, 2017
    -June 13, 2017
    -July 11, 2017
    -Additional Dates TBD

  4. Once accepted, submit enrollment forms.

    Applicants who have been accepted through the lottery must submit all state and school-required enrollment forms in accordance with posted instructions and deadlines in order to maintain their placement status. Students who do not submit required enrollment forms by the indicated deadline will be denied enrollment and removed from the application pool.

Admission after the Lottery

WSD enrolls students after its lottery season of any given school year giving the preferences described above and contingent on available space.

Transfers and Withdrawals

State Code 53A Subsection (2)(a) prevents a parent of a student who is enrolled in a charter school or who has accepted an offer of admission to a charter school from duplicating enrollment for the student in another charter school or a school district without following the withdrawal procedures described in Subsection (3) as listed below:

The parent of a student enrolled in a charter school may withdraw the student from the charter school for enrollment in another charter school or a school district by submitting to the charter school:

(a) On or before June 30, a notice of intent to enroll the student in the student’s school of residence for the following school year;
(b) After June 30, a letter of acceptance for enrollment in the student’s school district of residence for the following school year;
(c) A letter of acceptance for enrollment in the student’s school district of residence in the current school year;
(d) A letter of acceptance for enrollment in a nonresident school district; or
(e) A letter of acceptance for enrollment in a charter school.

Unless provisions have previously been made for a student’s enrollment in another school, WSD is required to notify the school district of residence immediately upon releasing a student from enrollment at WSD during a school year.

Statement of Disclosure

The Weilenmann School of Discovery (“WSD”) is a public charter school open to all Utah students without discrimination and on the same basis as other public schools. WSD will consider the application of any student who submits a timely application. WSD’s admission, enrollment, and transfer procedures comply with Utah Code 53A-1a506.5 which governs such processes in the State of Utah. WSD does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, ability, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, proficiency in English, national origin, or sexual orientation. WSD charges no tuition and only those fees allowed by law.

Source: Weilenmann School of Discovery Enrollment Policy