REGISTRATION SERVICES

 Thank you for your interest in LEADS Primary Charter School. LEADS is housed within Hillcrest Primary School and takes pride in their inquiry-based learning approaches. LEADS is open to all students entering grades 4K through Second Grade. Parents will apply for students to be enrolled in the School through a written application (this form) before March 13th, 2024. Please note that this application does not guarantee your student to be admitted into LEADS. LEADS has limited student vacancies available for each grade level. 


This form is for all incoming
 4K students, any current Hillcrest families who would like to switch to LEADS, and any new to the district families who would like to enroll in LEADS.

Ifthenumberofapplicants exceedsavailableenrollmentslots,alotterywillbeemployed.Awaiting list will be kept based on order of names drawn.

Kyler Murphy, Amy Polpelka, and/or Heather Schmidt will reach out to confirm that your application has been received. Information regarding being admitted into the LEADS Charter School will be sent out March 21st, 2024.


If you have any questions, please contact one of the following members: 

Kyler Murphy (LEADS Executive Director) at kmurphy@shawanoschools.org or EXT 8501
Amy Polpelka (Shawano School District Enrollment Director) at apopelka@shawanoschools.org
Heather Schmidt (LEADS First Grade Teacher) at hschmidt@shawanoschools.org

HOW TO REGISTER YOUR CHILD

We are excited that your child will be attending one of our schools in the Shawano School District. Our school system has an easy-to-use, secure online registration system that will allow you to complete many of the forms required for registering your child. Much of the registration process, including the uploading of documents needed for registration, will be completed online. Most document attachments are compatible. (PDF, JPG, DOC, PNG, etc.)

After you have your child(ren)'s birth certificate and proof of residency, click New Student Registration for New Student Enrollment or click Current Family Registration if you are re-registering or registering an additional child in your family. When you have completed registration process do not forget to press the submit button. You will see a successfully submitted message. You will be contacted by one of the school personnel from the school your child is now enrolled in. Please check out the directory of our schools below.

If you need assistance registering your child or have any questions regarding student enrollment or student data update, please email Amy Popelka, Shawano School District Registrar, apopelka@shawanoschools.org , or call for an appointment at 715-526-2192 extension 3121

4K and New Student 5K Enrollment

Who can enroll? Shawano School District 4K is open to any student who will turn 4-years-old on or before September 1st, and K5 is open to any student who will turn 5-years-old on or before September 1st and is not enrolled in school yet. We look forward to having your child join us!

How do we enroll? The district offers half-day & full day K4 and full-day K5 year-old Kindergarten to all in-district children or those approved for Open Enrollment.

New Families to the Shawano School District: If this is your first child entering the Shawano School District, Welcome!

  1. Visit the Online Registration System by clicking HERE.

  2. Follow the listed directions.

If your children are currently attending the Shawano School District & you have a student entering K4 year-old or K5 for the first time:

  1. Visit the Online Registration System by clicking HERE

  2. Choose New Student Registration and follow the directions to enroll your child.

If you live outside the Shawano School District and are applying to open enroll your child, you must first complete the Open Enrollment Application Process via the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction's website.  This window is open from February 6, 2023 through April 28, 2023.

If you have additional questions about 4K or 5K, please don't hesitate to call our office at

(715) 526-3194 ext. 3121

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Our Schools~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Hillcrest Primary & LEADS Charter School

Grades K4-2

(715)524-2134

LEADS Virtual Charter School

Grades KG-8

(715)524-2131

Olga Brener Intermediate

Grades 3-5

(715)524-2131

Shawano Community Middle

Grades 6-8

(715)526-2192

Shawano Community High School

Grade 9-12

Phone: (715)526-2175

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Welcome Center and Enrollment Services~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Contact us:

P: 715-526-3194 ext. 3121

F:715-201-4210

Email: apopelka@shawanoschools.org

Location:

Shawano Community Middle School

1050 South Union Street

Shawano, WI 54166

Entrance through Community Ed Doors

(To the right of the main entry)

Office Hours :

Monday-Friday

7:00am-3:00pm

Please call for an appointment

715-526-2192 ext. 3121