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Enrollment & Registration

Enrollment

 Enrollment at Renaissance Elementary Magnet School

Renaissance Elementary is a Magnet school within the Douglas County School District.  REMS has special programming and a slightly modified calendar from other DCSD neighborhood schools.  Families wanting to attend REMS must complete an Orientation (currently offered virtually) and submit an application following the Douglas County Schools Open Enrollment process.  

 2023-24 DCSD OPEN ENROLLMENT INFORMATION

Open Enrollment Round One is November 1, 2022 at 8am - December 1, 2022 at 4pm. 

Families can see offers on December 12th at 8am by logging into EngagED Parent Portal.

Families have until December 19th at 4pm to accept offers.

Second Round will open January 23th, 2023 and run through August 1st, 2023.

First Round Open Enrollment is now closed. REMS extended offers of open enrollment based on space availability and parents had until December 19th to accept any offers. In the event you did not receive or accept an offer during the First Round,  you will remain on a waitlist for the Second Round of Open Enrollment which opens on January 23rd. REMS will reach out to you via email when and if a spot becomes available between 1/23/23 and 8/1/23.

CURRENT FAMILIES

If you have a currently enrolled REMS student and you would like to enroll a sibling, you must complete the following by December 1st:

1. Complete the Sibling Enrollment Form (below)

 

2. Complete the DCSD Open Enrollment Process (linked above)

PROSPECTIVE FAMILIES

New families applying to REMS must complete the following to be considered for enrollment:

1. Learn about our school by perusing our website and reviewing our frequently asked questions.

2. Complete the DCSD Open Enrollment Process (linked above). You must complete this step prior to orientation after Nov. 1st.

3. Attend a Renaissance Orientation (listed below) or have attended an orientation within the past two years (email our registar, Hope Corrales, with the month and year attended so she can confirm your attendance.)

4. After that, if you would like to schedule a tour of the school, email Cari Lazarony, our Admin Assistant.

REMS follows District & Board Policy regarding Open Enrollment for First and Second Round.   Applicants are chosen randomly with priorities as follows:
1ST ROUND OPEN ENROLLMENT
FIRST PRIORITY : Resident Siblings of Students Currently Enrolled at REMS
SECOND PRIORITY : (District Mandated Priority)
Student Applicants who live at the Household Address of DCSD Staff
THIRD PRIORITY : (District Mandated Priority)
Student Applicants who are residents within the District
FOURTH PRIORITY : (District Mandated Priority)
Student Applicants who are NOT residents within the District.
NOTIFICATION: For First Round Offers, families will be notified through the EngagED Parent Portal on December 11th.
 
Once spots open in a given grade, offers are made based on the above Priorities, as well as Orientation Attendance.​  
 
ONLY APPLICANTS WHO HAVE ATTENDED AN ORIENTATION WITHIN THE PAST 2 SCHOOL YEARS ARE ELIGIBLE.​ Applicants who have not met the Orientation requirement WILL NOT  be considered for enrollment.
2ND ROUND
OPEN ENROLLMENT
 
PRIORITY: Applicants enrolling in the 2nd round will be listed 1st come, 1st served behind the Round One Waitlist.
NOTIFICATION: For Second Round Offers, families will be notified by phone and/or email.
ONLY APPLICANTS WHO HAVE ATTENDED AN ORIENTATION WITHIN THE PAST 2 SCHOOL YEARS ARE ELIGIBLE.​ Applicants who have not met the Orientation requirement WILL NOT be considered for enrollment.
ORIENTATION

ORIENTATION

The purpose of the orientation is to provide parents with detailed information about Renaissance Elementary in order to make sure it is the right choice for your student and family.​  If you have attended an orientation within the last two years you do not need to attend another orientation (please email our Registrar, Hope Corrales, with your name and orientation year so we can verify your attendance.)
 
All Orientations are held virtually and will include a guided presentation followed by a question and answer session.  Several questions have been asked during the Virtual Orientations and in the interest of time have been compiled and answered here:  Questions and Answers.
 
Before exiting the Virtual Orientation, you must complete the Confirmation of Attendance Form which completes the open enrollment requirements.

If you would like to learn more about Renaissance Elementary Magnet School, please click the link below to register for an Orientation time that works for you. 

Register for an upcoming Orientation. Click a date below to register.




Please complete the form below if you would like to be notified when we schedule future Orientations.

Renaissance will follow the Douglas County School District protocol on closures. Please go to the Douglas County Weather Closure Information Page to obtain information. Renaissance is part of the Douglas County High School feeder area - Castle Rock. 

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Orientation Registration
REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION

2023-24 Registration for ACCEPTED Applicants Only

In order to guarantee your student's spot, the following documents must be submitted

for each student accepted for the 2023-2024 school year.

Registration Forms and Required Documents
Please complete and sign all pages in the Registration Packet. 
  • Bring completed forms, along with items 2-5, to the REMS front office
  • Email completed forms, along with items 2-5, to our Registrar, Hope Corrales
  Round 1 registration paperwork due January 13, 2023.
  1. Registration Packet
    Several forms are fillable online - Print and complete

  2. Copy of your Child's Current IEP & ALP
    This should be submitted prior to other paperwork if possible.

  3. Copy of your Child's Birth Certificate

  4. Copy of your Child's Immunization Record  (DCSD Immunization Requirements)

  5. Copy of your Proof of Residence                  Please provide a copy of ONE of the following: Purchase Agreement, Lease Agreement, Warranty Deed, Deed of Trust, Tax Notice or print property details off the  Douglas County Tax Accessor's website

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