Enrollment

From the District: LPS Registration

All students new to LPS must register by completing an online pre-registration form and meet with the Central Registrar at the Education Services Center (ESC) 5776 S. Crocker St. Littleton, CO 80120. Office hours are from 8 A.M. to 4 P.M., Monday through Friday. (No appointment necessary.)

If you live in LPS
Open Enrollment

Returning Open Enrollees
Next Steps After Registration

Parent Checklist

  • Complete the online pre-registration form
    Print out the completed pre-registration form (pdf available to print after submittal) and bring it with you to the Central Registrar to complete the registration process.
     
  • Meet with the Central Registrar (no appointment necessary)
  • Required documents for registration (see notes below; registration approval may be delayed until required documents are provided):
  1. Child’s birth certificate (copy is acceptable)
  2. Child’s immunization record (copy is acceptable)
  3. Proof of residency
  4. Transcripts, Individual Education Program (IEP), 504 Plan, Advanced Learning Plan (ALP), if applicable
  5. Open enrollment acceptance letter, if applicable
  6. Parent identification (driver’s license, state ID, etc.)
  7. Complete the Records Request from your child's last school

  1. Child’s birth certificate (copy is acceptable)
    If you do not have your child’s birth certificate, please contact the previous school and request that it be sent to you; OR birth certificates can be obtained from the county health department or department of vital records.
    The person enrolling the student must be listed on the birth certificate unless there are guardianship or notarized power of attorney papers provided that give guardianship to the person registering the student.
     
  2. Child’s immunization record (copy is acceptable)
    If you do not have your child’s immunization record please contact the previous school or doctor’s office and request that it be sent to you.
     
  3. Proof of residency
    Proof of residency documents must be dated within the last 60 days. Documents must include the mailing address, service address, and name of occupant at the address. A document showing proof of residency is required for any new student, even if other children in the household attend an LPS school.

    Accepted documents for proof of residency:

    1. Current utility bill (Xcel, water), cable, trash, land line phone, internet (disconnect notices are not accepted)
    2. Current rental or lease agreement that includes name of property owner, renter, address, date/duration of agreement, signature page
    3. Deed or home purchase contract that includes buyer and seller’s names, address, closing date, and signature page
    4. Current mortgage statement that includes name of homeowner, property address, mailing address
       

    Examples of unacceptable documents for proof of residency:

    1. Cell phone bill
    2. Bank statements, loan statements, credit card bills
    3. Driver’s license
    4. Car registration
    5. Pay stubs
    6. Miscellaneous mail
       
  4. Transcripts, Individual Education Program (IEP), 504 Plan, Advanced Learning Plan (ALP), if applicable
    Please bring transcripts from the previous school with you. School staff need to review transcripts in order to place student in the appropriate classroom.
     
  5. Open enrollment acceptance letter, if applicable
    Please bring the open enrollment acceptance letter with you when you meet with the central registrar to register your student.
     
  6. Parent identification (driver’s license, state ID, etc.)
    If person enrolling student is not the legal guardian, appropriate guardianship or notarized power of attorney documents are required that show rights to complete student registration. If parents are legally separated or divorced, district assumes each parent has equal rights to the custody and educational decision-making authority of their children unless court orders are provided specifically showing one custodial parent.
     
  7. Records Request Form

 In the online registration the parent will be asked to attest that they are the legal parent/guardian and have educational decision-making authority for the student(s) being registered.

Newton Open Enrollment Procedures

Newton is pleased to accept applications from students for Open enrollment.  NONRESIDENT STUDENT means your student lives outside of the LPS attendance area (but may currently attend an LPS school). IN-DISTRICT OPEN ENROLLMENT means your student lives within the LPS attendance area, but would like to enroll at an LPS school of choice, not the home school. The enrollment window for both enrollments is from October 1st to January 31st.

Applications for Open Enrollment can be submitted beginning October 1st. 

  • IN-DISTRICT OPEN ENROLLMENT: For families who live within the LPS attendance area and wish to attend an LPS school other than their home school for the 2018-19 school year, the forms will be available on the district website beginning October 1st.
  • NONRESIDENT STUDENT: For families who wish to attend an LPS school for the 2018-19 school year and live outside of the LPS attendance area, the forms will be available on the district website beginning October 1st.
  • Continuing your NONRESIDENT STUDENT open enrollment: Families who have a student currently enrolled at Newton and would like to renew enrollment for the 2018-19 school year are required to submit an Intent to Renew Enrollment form by the January 31st, 2018 deadline. The form is available on the district website beginning October 1st.

The following supporting documents must be submitted along with any applications for Open Enrollment (these forms are not required for Intent to Renew):

  1. Copy of your most recent report card or transcript
  2. Copy of your most recent attendance report
  3. Copy of IEP (if applicable)
  4. Copy of discipline record (The report is available from your current school), or a letter from school indicating no discipline actions.

Applications for enrollment cannot be considered until all supporting documents have been received.
 

Submit completed applications to:
Newton Middle School

ATTN: Denise Rice
4001 E. Arapahoe Rd
Centennial, CO  80122
Fax to:303-347-3945

E-mail:  drice[at]lps.k12.co[dot]us