School Choice 2021-2022

School Choice

2021-2022 School Year

School Choice Open Enrollment begins at 8:00am on November 2, 2020 and closes on January 13, 2021, at 11:59pm for the 2021-2022 School Year. (La Inscripción Abierta para Elección de Escuela comienza a las 8:00 am el 2 de noviembre de 2020 y cierra el 13 de enero de 2021 a las 11:59 pm para el año escolar 2021-2022.)

Kindergarten enrollment only will remain open until the first day of the 2020-2021 School Year.

The Lake Forest School District will notify parents/guardians by February 28, 2021, as to the status of student application(s) submitted by the January 13, 2021 closing date. All information is listed below, as well as some informational links.

School Choice FAQ’s

School Choice Enrollment Program Information and Document Links


Grades 1st through 12th

The application will be considered incomplete if the application, supplemental forms and proof of residency are not submitted. The student must be registered in their home district if they are not currently attending a Lake Forest School or registered in a Delaware public school. Acceptable proof of residency is a current mortgage statement, lease or rental agreement with parent/guardian’s name and address on it, or current electric, gas, oil, propane, water or sewer bill with the parent/guardian’s name and address on it.

Please contact the Lake Forest School Choice Secretary via email (schoolchoice@lf.k12.de.us) if you cannot provide one of the acceptable proofs of residency.

  • School Choice is offered based on school capacity.
  • Transportation is not provided.

Delaware School Choice Application for 2021-2022 School Year

You can also access the State School Choice Website for Lake Forest at www.schoolchoicede.org

If you wish to terminate your school choice for the upcoming year, please you must complete the Choice Termination Form (Formulario de terminación de elección de escuela)


Kindergarten

  • School Choice remains open until the first day of 2021-2022 school year. However, parents/guardians are encouraged to submit school choice applications no later than July 15, 2021 to allow for sufficient processing time.
  • Students who live outside the Lake Forest School District will need to pre-register at their home district.
  • Students must be 5 years old before August 31 of the respective year.
  • Kindergarten waitlist decisions are considered in July and August.
  • Transportation is not provided.

Any kindergarten application will be considered incomplete if the application, supplemental form, birth certificate and proof of residency are not submitted with the application and the student is not pre-registered at his home school.  Acceptable proof of residency is a current mortgage statement, lease or rental agreement with parent/guardian’s name and address on it, or current electric, gas, oil, propane, water or sewer bill with the parent/guardian’s name and address on it.

Please contact the Lake Forest School Choice Secretary via email (schoolchoice@lf.k12.de.us) if you cannot provide one of the acceptable proofs of residency.

Applications are available online at www.schoolchoicede.org


Families who do not have access to a computer or need assistance with the application process are encouraged to contact the Lake Forest Central Business Office to schedule an appointment for assistance with submitting an application. If you have a question regarding the School Choice program or application process, please contact the Lake Forest School Choice Secretary at (302) 284-3020 x122 or schoolchoice@lf.k12.de.us

Lake Forest School District does not discriminate in employment or in educational programs, services or activities based on race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in accordance with state and federal laws.  Inquiries should be directed to the Human Resources Director, Lake Forest Central Business Office, 5423 Killens Pond Road, Felton, Delaware  19943.  Telephone: (302) 284-3020.  Persons with disabilities or other special needs are encouraged to make contact as soon as possible, in order that reasonable accommodations can be made.