Admissions and Enrollment

As schools of choice, it is critical for charter schools to not only adopt clear and legally-compliant admissions policies and procedures, but to do effective community outreach to recruit students. In this section, find reference documents on these topics, as well as best practices in recruiting students.

It is important to note that only legal guardians have the authority to enroll a student. If the family member is not the student's guardian, then the school will need to have the enrollment authorization form signed by a biological parent or other legal guardian.

Read our latest knowledge brief about how to develop admissions and enrollment policies for your charter school.

Get tips for best practices in recruitment from these two case studies:

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