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New Student Enrollment

We offer choices to suit every kind of student: Traditional schools, Montessori schools, magnet schools with special programming, and Career and Technical Education (CTE) pathways programs. Some of our high schools are aligned with area colleges and universities and share courses, providing students with college credits.

Parents of students with special needs who were previously enrolled in a separate setting /self-contained class should report to Special Education Services with their student’s current Individual Education Plan (IEP).

First Step: Eligibility

To enter kindergarten, children must be 5 years old on or before October 1 (kindergarten enrollment). Older students must be under age 21 on the first day of school to enroll.

Marquette Montessori is enrolling ages 3 to 6th grade. To be eligible for Marquette Montessori’s 3-year old program, students must be born on or before 8/1/2017. For Marquette Montessori’s 4-year old program, students must be born on or before 8/1/2016.

Second Step: Choose an option

  1. Figure out which school is your base school using the School Locator tool by entering your home address and apply to that school.
  2.                                              - OR -

  3. Choose a magnet program and apply to that school regardless of location.
  4.                                              - OR -

  5. Choose 100% virtual learning at South Bend Virtual School

Sometimes a student may be placed at a school other than the assigned school to receive special education, language services, or to accommodate any special circumstances.

Students entering ninth grade have additional choices; they may choose to:

  1. Attend their assigned high school based on their home address
  2. Apply to the high school of their choice under Open Enrollment
  3. Apply to one of the high school magnet programs:

Third Step: Registration for grades 1 through 12

After you determine to which school your child is assigned, register online.

Is your child ready to enter kindergarten? Visit Kindergarten Enrollment for information specific to our newest students.



 Registration Form   Formulario de inscripción



ExceptionComplete this form to apply in a high school magnet.

Contact Mary Alexander at 574-393-6047 or malexander4@sb.school with questions.

Fourth Step: Required forms to enroll your child in grades 1 through 12

Mail copies of these items to the school:

NOTE: Your child is not officially enrolled in school until you have mailed the above-required paperwork and the school has approved the enrollment.


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