Enrollment

Steps for 2021-2022 Enrollment

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Enrollment

Open enrollment for the 2021-22 school year was open from March 22- April 30, 2021.  The open enrollment window is now closed.  New enrollment applications submitted after April 30, 2021 will be placed on the 2021-2022 waitlist.

The Cottonwood School is currently accepting applications for our waitlist, please apply through our Enrollment Form to be added to the waitlist. If a spot becomes available, our enrollment specialist will contact you with registration information. Please contact enrollment@cottonwoodk12.org with any questions.

Please feel free to reach out to our local Family Liaisons for further information about our programs. You may find our Family Liaisons by visiting the School Leadership page.

Should you receive a spot for the 2021-2022 school year, you need to provide a full copy of the following documentation:

  • Student Enrollment Application (A full application will be sent to you with the offer letter.)
  • Proof of minimum age requirement (Birth Certificate, Passport, etc.)
  • Proof of Residency within the counties we serve – Please provide one of the following in its entirety:
    • Utility bill (examples: Gas, Electric, Home Phone, or Cable)
    • Property tax receipt from the current year
    • Current mortgage/rental agreement (Agreements must have the signature page.)
    • Current home or rental insurance agreement. Contracts must have the signature page. Contracts older than 90 days, must be accompanied by documentation from the landlord stating the agreement is still in effect
    • Correspondence from a government agency such as CalWORKS, Social Security, Medi-Cal
  • Immunization Records (Vaccinations are NOT a requirement of enrollment in a non-classroom based charter. All students must provide a copy of immunization records or fill out the immunization card as it applies.)
  • Copy of 504 and/or IEP (if applicable)
  • Caregiver Affidavit (if applicable)

Enrollment FAQ

You will receive an automatic confirmation email with a copy of your enrollment form answers. If you cannot find the email in your inbox, please check your spam or junk folders.

Our school serves transitional kindergarten through 12th grade students in El Dorado, Amador, Alpine, Placer, and Sacramento counties.

You can learn more about our program offering by contacting a local Family Liaison. You may find our Family Liaisons by visiting the School Leadership page.

Students entering Kindergarten for the 2021-2022 school year must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2021.

Transitional Kindergarten is the first year of a two-year Kindergarten program. Students must be 5 years old between September 2, 2021 and December 2, 2021 to qualify for Transitional Kindergarten for the 2021-2022 school year.

Extended Transitional Kindergarten is the first year of a two-year Kindergarten program. Students must be siblings of currently enrolled students and must be 5-years-old between December 3, 2021 and March 2, 2022 to qualify for Transitional Kindergarten for the 2021-2022 school year.

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For the health and well-being of the Cottonwood community, we will continue our programs virtually. In-person classes and activities will resume according to CDC and local guidelines.
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