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Gainesville City Schools open Parental Choice Enrollment for charter schools

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GAINESVILLE - Gainesville City Schools will open "enrollment by parental choice" in the charter school programs starting Monday.

Supt. Merrianne Dyer says the times, dates and places for signing up vary, depending on the age of the student and other factors.

Dr. Dyer says the dates for enrollment in elementary school programs are January 6-31. For middle and high school students it is February 3-28.


There are five charter magnet programs from which parents may select:

Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy

Centennial Arts Academy

Fair Street School: An Authorized International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program

Gainesville Exploration Academy: A NASA Explorer School

New Holland Knowledge Academy: A Classical Studies Academy

For students currently enrolled in Gainesville City Schools in grades K-4:

Parents will receive an enrollment form from the current school in which to select the school of choice. The forms should be completed and returned to the school or district office by January 31, 2014. Proof of residency must be attached to the form, i.e., water, lease or mortgage, gas or electric bill.

For students entering Kindergarten or newly enrolling in Gainesville City Schools in grades 1-5:

Parents may register at the Wood's Mill Registration Center at 715 Wood's Mill Rd. Gainesville, GA 30501 and select their school of choice. The choice enrollment period is from January 6-31, 2014.

Parents should bring the following documents:

Proof of residency - copy of lease or mortgage agreement, water, gas, or electric bill; for non-city residents, an application for non-residents will be provided.

Birth Certificate

Current immunization record

Social Security Card

For current Pre-K students in Gainesville City Schools:

Parents must enroll their child for Kindergarten and select the school of choice at the Wood s Mill Registration Center from January 6-31, 2014.

Middle and High Schools

Parents will be able to select the program delivery options of blended learning which features computer based learning as well as teacher supported work-groups or teacher directed learning academy programs. More information will be provided after January 22, 2014.
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