Liberty Local School District
Open Enrollment Application Procedures for the 2019-2020 School Year

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NOTE:  Liberty Local Schools is accepting open enrollment applications for students in grades K-11.  There is limited availability in grades 1, 2, 3 and 11 due to class size.

Who:  Non-Liberty residents who wish to enroll their children in the Liberty Local School District

Where:  Open enrollment applications may be downloaded on the district’s website, www.libertylocalschools.org, or picked up at the Liberty Board of Education Office, 4115 Shady Road.

When: Phase one applications will be available beginning Monday, February 25, 2019 through Friday, March 22, 2019.  Applications may be downloaded on the district’s website or picked up, in person, at the Liberty Board of Education Office between 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Completed open enrollment applications may be returned to the Liberty Board of Education Office beginning Wednesday, February 27, 2019 through Friday, March 22, 2019.  The applications must be dropped off at the Board of Education Office by a legal parent/guardian between 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Applications will not be accepted prior to 9:00 a.m. on Wed., February 27, 2019, or between the hours of 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. or after 3:00 p.m.

RULES AND REGULATIONS:

  • You must complete a separate application for each student you wish to enroll.

  • You will not be able to fill out an application on site if you chose to pick them up.

  • A completed application should be returned to the Board of Education Office no later than 3:00 p.m. on Friday, March 22, 2019 to be included in the phase one process.  Custodial parents/guardians must return the application.

  • Applications are prioritized first by criteria listed on the application form (A-F), then by date and time of return.

  • DO NOT MAIL APPLICATIONS. Mailed applications will not be considered.  Return all application materials in person (one application for each student).

  • Students must be currently enrolled in their residential school district.

  • Open enrollment in the Liberty School District is open to students who reside within the state of Ohio.

  • Applicants must annually reapply.

  • Enrollment will be on a limited basis for the 2019-2020 school year.

  • Applicants will receive written notice of the district’s decision on or before Tuesday, April 30, 2019.  Kindergarten letters may be mailed at a later date.

  • If you are accepted, you will complete the district’s enrollment process.  You may also be required to have your resident district complete a form providing proof that your child has been registered as a student in your home district.

  • Transportation of students accepted under open enrollment shall be the sole responsibility of their parents/guardians. Although, transportation may be offered for the 2019-2020 school year.  Information will be announced at a later date.

  • If your child wishes to participate in athletics, please review the following Ohio High School Athletic Association Guidelines:

    • Incoming 7th , 8th and 9th Graders:  Must have received passing grades in the immediately preceding grading period in a minimum of five (5) subjects which enrolled.

    • Incoming 10th and 11th Graders:  Ineligible for the last 50% of the season in the sporting event which the student participated during the 12 month period immediately preceding the transfer to the Liberty Local Schools.

            Note: Cheerleading is considered a part of athletics.


A COMPLETED APPLICATION INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:

  • Immunization records

  • Birth certificate

  • Social Security card

  • Last report card (if high school student, transcripts must also be included)

  • (2) Proofs of residency (must be within past 30 days)

  • Proof of identity for custodial parent or guardian (bring your actual photo ID and a copy of the ID)

  • Copy of IEP, ETR, 504 (if applicable)

  • Custody papers (if applicable) to include: first page, custody award seal and last page showing court docket stamp

  • Proof of employment (only if you work in Liberty Township)


Each application must have its own set of copies listed above. Copies will not be made in the Board of Education Office.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.