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Education Options Notice

Education Options Notice
Posted on 02/08/2016

The Glendale-River Hills School District 
Notice of Educational Options 
For Children Who Reside in the School District

The Glendale-River Hills School District offers students a variety of educational options to children who reside in the District.  The District’s primary educational pathway and instructional program for students involve a progression from 4-year old kindergarten through 8th grade leading to the Nicolet High School District (grades 9-12).

The table below contains links to the District’s most recent accountability reports, as issued by the Wisconsin Department of Instruction under section 115.385 of the state statutes.

Glendale-River Hills Schools

Grades Served

Link to DPI report card

Parkway School

K4-3rd grade

https://apps2.dpi.wi.gov/reportcards/

Glen Hills Middle School

Grades 5-8

https://apps2.dpi.wi.gov/reportcards/

The Glendale-River Hills School District also offers a wide range of special programming including:

  • Early childhood programming for students who are at least 3 years old, but not school age;
  • Special education programming for students with disabilities;
  • English language learner support; and
  • Gifted and talented enrichment and support.

Educational options for students who are enrolled in the Glendale-River Hills School District that involve part-time attendance at an educational institution other than a district school includes the Course Options Program through which students may apply to take up to two courses at a time at another educational institution, subject to state and local eligibility requirements, including the limitation that the courses must satisfy a high school graduation requirement.

Additional educational options for children who reside in the District that involve full-time enrollment/attendance at a school, program or other educational institution that is not a school or instrumentality of the Glendale-River Hills School District include the following:

  • Full-time Open Enrollment involving physical attendance in a public school of a nonresident school district or attendance through a virtual charter school that is associated with a nonresident school district.
  • Beginning with the 2016-17 school year, a child with a disability who meets the program’s specific eligibility requirements may apply to attend an eligible, participating private school under a scholarship awarded through the state’s “Special Needs Scholarship Program,” as established under section 115.7915 of the state statutes.
  • Enrollment in a private school participating in the Wisconsin parental choice program.
  • Enrollment in a private school of the family’s choosing (at the family’s own cost, as applicable).
  • Enrollment in a home-based private educational program as provided under state law. 
  • Educational options for children who reside in the Glendale-River Hills School District but who are enrolled in and attending a private school or home-based private educational program include the following:
    • Such students have the opportunity to attend summer school classes/programs offered in the District.
    • Students who are enrolled in a home-based private educational program have the opportunity to apply for approval to take up two courses per semester in public schools as provided under section 118.53 and participate in district interscholastic athletics and other district extracurricular activities as provided under section 118.133.

Private Schools located in Glendale

School

Address

Grades

St. Francis Children’s Center

6700 N. Port Washington Rd.

Early childhood – 5-year old kindergarten

North Shore Montessori School

4650 N. Port Washington Rd.

Early childhood – grade 6

  

Education of Homeless Children and Youth

Children of homeless individuals and unaccompanied homeless youth (youth not in physical custody of parent/guardian) residing in the Glendale-River Hills School District shall have equal access to the same free, appropriate public education as provided to other children and youths that reside in the Glendale-River Hills School District.  They shall be provided services comparable to services offered other children attending the Glendale-River Hills School District, including transportation services, educational services for which the children/youths meet eligibility criteria (e.g. special education, Title I programming, gifted and talented programming), vocational and technical education programs, and school nutrition programs.  No homeless child or youth shall be required to attend a separate school or program for homeless children and shall not be stigmatized by school personnel.  Please contact Glendale-River Hills School District’s Homeless Liaison at 414-351-7160 if you have any questions or are in need of services.

For more information about any of the educational options listed in this notice, please contact the District at 414-351-7170 or the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Adoption Date: August 3, 2015 © 2015 Wisconsin Association of School Boards.