• Enrollment is now closed for the 2022-2023 school year.

     

    What is the process to apply?

    • All potential KM Connect students must complete all of the following to complete the application process:
      • Attend a KM Connect Information Night with at least one parent/guardian. There are no more information nights for the upcoming school years. Please contact the director, Mr. Eric Anderson (andersoe@kmsd.edu) for an individualized info session. 
      • Complete the online application - here.
      • Have an informational interview (10-15 minutes long) with a member of the KM Connect Design Team. At least one parent/guardian is required to be present during the interview. Potential students will be contacted once the online application is complete.

    Which grades can enroll in KM Connect?

    • KM Connect is accepting grades 6-11 for the 2022-2023 school year and grades 6-12 for the 2023-2024 school year.

    What are the requirements for a student transferring into or starting at KM Connect?

    • For incoming 6th-9th graders, there are no academic credit requirements. The enrollment process must be complete.
    • For an incoming 10th grader, the enrollment process must be complete and:
      • The student should have at least 6 high school credits transcripted.
      • The student should have at least 1 high school credit transcripted in each of the following areas: English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies.
      • Director, counselor, and parent must agree to the appropriateness of the school placement. 
    • For an incoming 11th grader, the enrollment process must be complete and:
      • The student should have at least 12 high school credits transcripted.
      • The student should have at least 2 high school credits transcripted in each of the following areas: English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies.
      • Director, counselor, and parent must agree to the appropriateness of the school placement. 

    What is the enrollment timeline for a student who is a district resident?

    • District families can apply January 4th.

    Does KM Connect have open enrollment?

    • Yes. Learners who live outside of the KM district boundary who wish to enroll in KM Connect must follow the state’s open enrollment guidelines. Information about this process can be found at the district website under Open Enrollment.

    What is the enrollment timeline for an open enrollment student?

    When does enrollment close?

    • Enrollment for open enrollment students closes April 29th.
    • Enrollment for KM Connect for all district residen students closes June 15th.

    Will there be a tuition to attend KM Connect?

    • No. KM Connect will be a public charter school open to all KMSD residents and resident Wisconsin students through open enrollment.

    Will there be a cap on enrollment for KM Connect?

    • Yes. The 2022-2023 enrollment cap for KM Connect is 150 students.

    Will there be a lottery process if interest is so high that the cap is reached?

    • If the number of persons seeking admission exceeds the capacity of the open seats available, then a lottery shall be conducted by the Charter School Operator to select the individuals who will be assigned the open seats.  To be eligible for admission through this lottery-placement process, individuals must have submitted complete and valid enrollment applications by the end of the established registration window.  Exemptions from the lottery shall be granted, in the following order:
      • current students
      • siblings of students currently attending KM Connect
      • children of full-time KM Connect teachers not to exceed 10% of school’s total enrollment.
    • The Charter School will not be required to admit any student who is under a current expulsion order from a school district. Students cannot be placed at the school by the District. All student placements must follow the school’s admissions protocol.