Wayzata Public Schools

Welcome Center

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We are located in the Wayzata Early Learning School, located on the southwest corner of County Roads 6 & 101. We are open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Call, email or stop by to get enrolled and connected with programs and opportunities that are important to your student.

We are here to help!

Begin Online Enrollment

Contact, Hours & Location

Phone 763-745-5240
Fax 763-745-5096
welcome@wayzataschools.org

Kristin Tollison
Director of Administrative Services
763-745-5262
Kristin.Tollison@wayzataschools.org

Kathy Labowitch
Welcome Center Secretary
763-745-5215
Kathy.Labowitch@wayzataschools.org

Becky Nelson
Welcome Center Secretary
763-745-5214
Rebecca.Nelson@wayzataschools.org

Denise Thoen
Welcome Center Reception
763-745-5236
Denise.Thoen@wayzataschools.org

Open Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Enrollment Information

For your convenience, residents may register with our online enrollment. You must be a current or future resident of Wayzata Public Schools to use this enrollment process (proof of residency required in advance).

Please do not submit your application without sending the mandatory documents listed below as it will cause a delay in processing your student's enrollment. Attach documents at end of application process, email documents to welcome@wayzataschools.org or fax to 763-745-5096.

If there is a custody matter that the school needs to be aware of, the office must have current legal documentation from the court system on file supporting the decision(s) that were made.

Registration forms may be downloaded, completed, and emailed to welcome@wayzataschools.org or faxed to 763-745-5096 with the items listed below.

Kindergarten Registration Packet Grades 1-12 Registration Packet

Middle School Electives forms

Optional Forms

Optional Data Privacy Form

Optional Daycare Transportation Form

Please complete the appropriate forms for your student(s).

  • Kindergarten or Grade 1-12 packet.
  • Grades 6-8 include electives forms.
  • Grades 9-12: please review the registration guide. You must review the registration guide prior to meeting with your counselor.
  • If you need a transcript or would like to schedule an appointment, please contact registrar Nancy Vogt at 763-745-6630.

View attendance areas map

Mandatory documents for grades K-12

Parents will need to submit the following items to register their student(s).

  • Proof of Residency
Renting: Original copy of current lease agreement
Homeowner: Copy of closing document (Warranty Deed)
If home owners information is available on Hennepin County site that is sufficient
New Builds: Purchase agreement (follow up with copy of closing document after close date)
  • Name and address of previous school attended
  • Early childhood screening (kindergarten only)
  • Immunization records
  • A copy of the certified birth certificate to verify the date of birth and the student's legal name - required for all grades
  • Any legal custody documents

Immunization - No Shots, No School

State law requires that parents show written proof of their child's immunization for the following diseases: diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, mumps, red measles, varicella (chicken pox), and German measles. Also, students in grades 7-12 must show proof of Hepatitis B, as well as a second MMR and varicella for 7th grade and current tetanus immunization. Children will not be allowed to attend school until a record of the month, day and year of each of these immunizations has been provided. Families who object to the immunizations must provide a notarized declination form. For more information about immunizations, call 763-745-6616 or 763-745-5763.

Minnesota Immunization Law

Home School & Nonpublic

For some families, home schooling is the appropriate educational choice for their child. For specific questions and to check out requirements, visit the Minnesota Department of Education website.

If you determine home schooling is the best option for your student, complete the Compulsory Instruction Report (CIR) and submit it to Wayzata Public Schools by October 1.

For first-time home-schooled students, a Pupil Immunization Record is also required when submitting your Compulsory Instruction Report.

Instructions & Forms for Home School & Nonpublic Students

For additional questions, you may call the Minnesota Department of Education at 651-582-8200.

For more information please call 763-745-5240 or email welcome@wayzataschools.org.

Intra-District Building Transfer Request

Students are expected to attended the school designated for their geographical area. Exceptions to this will be considered if there is capacity in the school and grade being requested. In addition, the family must provide their own transportation to and from school.

Requests will be evaluated based on:

  1. Daycare provisions
  2. Available space in requested building
  3. Parental willingness to arrange private transportation

Intra-District Building Transfer Request

Early Childhood Screening

Before- and After-School Childcare Options, Pre-K through Grade 5

Business Phone and Hours Busing to/from Wayzata schools
Children's Learning Adventure
13001 62nd Place N.
Maple Grove, MN 55369
763-785-5263
6:00 a.m.- 6:30 p.m.
Early Learning School, Birchview, Gleason Lake, Greenwood, Kimberly Lane, Meadow Ridge, Oakwood, Plymouth Creek, Sunset Hill
Christ Memorial Tender
Learning Center

13501 Sunset Trail
Plymouth, MN 55441
763-544-3303
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunset Hill
Wayzata Home Base Childcare
12925 16th Avenue North
Plymouth, MN 55441
763-745-5201
Hours vary by school
KinderCare - Maple Grove
6270 Sycamore Ln. N.
Maple Grove, MN 55369
763-553-7852
6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Meadow Ridge
KinderCare - Rockford
15755 Rockford Rd.
Plymouth, MN 55446
763-694-0769
6:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Birchview, Greenwood, Kimberly Lane, Plymouth Creek
New Horizon Academy
10305 6th Ave. N.
Plymouth, MN 55441
763-540-0720
6:00 a.m.- 6:30 p.m.
Sunset Hill
New Horizon Academy
4345 Peony Ln.
Plymouth, MN 55446
763-478-2412
6:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Gleason Lake, Greenwood, Kimberly Lane, Meadow Ridge, Oakwood, Plymouth Creek
New Horizon Academy
4115 Berkshire Ln. N.
Plymouth, MN 55446
763-557-2800
6:30 a.m.- 6:30 p.m.
Birchview, Plymouth Creek

Trojan Tots at Wayzata High School
4955 Peony Lane
Plymouth, MN 55446

Trojan Tots Preschool is a program of WHS' Child Psychology II course open to to preschoolers who are 3-5 years old and potty-trained.

763-745-7010
Stephanie.Ebert@wayzataschools.org

After-School Qué Tal Spanish Language Program, Grades K-8

Peace Lutheran Church
3695 County Road 101
Plymouth, MN 55446
763-208-3231
2:40-5:30 p.m.
Greenwood, Oakwood Class 2:40-3:35 p.m.
After Class Program 3:35-5:30 p.m.
St. Barnabas Lutheran Church
15600 Old Rockford Rd.
Plymouth, MN 55446
763-208-3231
2:50-6:00 p.m.
Kimberly Lane, Meadow Ridge, Plymouth Creek Class 2:50-3:45 p.m.
After Class Program 3:45-6:00 p.m.
St. Barnabas Lutheran Church
15600 Old Rockford Rd.
Plymouth, MN 55446
763-208-3231
3:50-6:00 p.m.
Gleason Lake, Birchview, Sunset Hill Class 3:50-4:45 p.m.
After Class Program 4:45-6:00 p.m.

Open Enrollment

Our school board voted to close open enrollment (families not living in the district) for the 2018-2019 school year in grades 1-12 due to capacity constraints. Applications for a small number of kindergarten-age students (1% of the class size) will be approved. Per Minnesota State Statute, siblings of existing students will have priority. If we need to, we will conduct a lottery on the applications for kindergarten in order to stay within the 1% statutory requirement.

You may continue to send and we will accept applications for all grade levels, but be aware of the School Board decision described above.

We are pleased that you are considering applying for admission to Wayzata Public Schools under the provisions of Open Enrollment. Our timeline for the 2018-2019 school year is as follows:

  • Apply October 1, 2017 through January 15, 2018.
  • January 15, 2018 Parent Responsibility: Open Enrollment Applications must be received in the district by this date.
  • February 15, 2018 School District Responsibility: Written Notification will be mailed to the families making application.
  • March 3, 2018 Parent Responsibility: Parent/guardian must notify Wayzata Public Schools of their intent to enroll or risk losing their placement.
  • March 15, 2018 School District Responsibility: Wayzata Public Schools must notify your resident district of your intent to enroll your children in Wayzata Public Schools.

You may find the information below helpful to you during the application process:

Please fill out the above application, sign at the bottom (we are unable to process applications that are not signed) and submit the completed form to the Welcome Center by emailing welcome@wayzataschools.org.

Placements for the 2017-18 school year for open enrollment are complete.

Enrollment Options Contact Information:

Open Enrollment Applications can be also mailed to:

Wayzata Public Schools Welcome Center
Kristin Tollison
1461 County Road 101
Plymouth, MN 55447

If you have any questions, please call 763-745-5262 for assistance.

Open Enrollment Guidelines

Wayzata Public Schools' School Board has voted to close open enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year in grades 1- 12 due to capacity constraints. Applications for a small number of kindergarten-age students (1% of the class size) will be approved. Siblings of existing students will have priority. If needed, a lottery will be conducted on the applications for kindergarten in order to obtain the 1% statutory requirement.

Submit applications to welcome@wayzataschools.org.

  • There is no implied guarantee that an application will be approved
  • Only the legal parent or guardian may submit an application on behalf of a student
  • Unsigned applications will be returned
  • If we approve a student, we are guaranteeing a space in Wayzata Public Schools, ISD 284
  • If approved, we may offer you a space at the grade level you've requested but may not be able to offer you the school of your choice
  • If approved, it is your responsibility to provide transportation to the school in which you are assigned
  • If we have more applications than we can accommodate, we will hold lotteries to determine which applications will be approved

Applicants will be notified of acceptance or decline by February 15, 2017.

If the applicant is accepted, the enrollment information will accompany your acceptance letter with instructions for enrollment.

Upon acceptance, the parent or guardian must notify Wayzata Public Schools no later than March 1, 2017 of intention to enroll or the offer will be void and offered to another applicant.

Free & Reduced Price Meals

We must receive your application for Free & Reduced Meals by August 31 to guarantee benefits for the upcoming school year. To apply, print and complete the application form below and mail to the following address. Application forms are also available for pick up at your child's school.

Wayzata Public Schools
Attn: Culinary Express
17305 19th Ave North
Plymouth, MN 55447

Free & Reduced Meals Application FormClick, Print, Complete and Mail

Translated Application FormsAvailable from Minnesota Department of Education

Extended Vacation

Choosing to leave on an extended vacation is a family’s choice and responsibility. Parents are expected to communicate the dates of their student’s absence in advance by using this form and notify the Welcome Center upon return via email.

Please complete the Extended Vacation form before your child leaves on an extended vacation. Return this form to the Welcome Center at welcome@wayzataschools.org or fax to 763-745-5096.

Please email welcome@wayzataschools.org to notify the district upon your return.

Per the Minnesota Department of Education enrollment guidelines, withdrawal after 15 consecutive days of absence triggers the close of the enrollment status record.

If the extended vacation exceeds 15 school days, district-issued technology and Skyward Family Access may not be immediately available upon return.

Extended Vacation Form