Open Enrollment


The Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District Board of Education shall permit the enrollment of students from any Ohio school district into a school or program of the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District, provided each enrollment complies with all laws and regulations of the state concerning inter-district open enrollment, the provisions of this policy, and the administrative guidelines established to implement this policy.


Frequently Asked Questions


What is the district’s open enrollment procedure?


Open enrollment is by application process only for the following school year. Open enrollments are not accepted mid-year or during the current school year. 


When are open enrollment applications due?


Open enrollment applications are accepted March 1st through May 1st each year for the following school year. 


When will I find out if my application has been accepted? 


Decisions are mailed out to all applicants mid-June. 


Do I have to apply for open enrollment each year? 


Yes.  Open enrollment is not concurrent, so being accepted one year does not guarantee being accepted the next year. 


Is transportation provided to open enrolled students? 


No.  Transportation is only provided to those students who live within the district boundaries. 


How are open enrollment seats filled? 


All open enrollment seats are established annually by the Board. In situations where the number of open enrollment applications exceeds the number of seats available, the following levels of priority are used to select incoming students:


First Priority: Students who have parents who are the most senior certified employees in the District.


2nd Priority: Students who have siblings enrolled in the District.


3rd Priority: Students previously enrolled in the District.


4th Priority: Selection by lottery.


Where can I get an open enrollment application?


CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE OPEN ENROLLMENT APPLICATION


Submit your completed application to Barb Wilson at barb.wilson@chagrinschools.org


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