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Student Enrollment

  • Wayzata Public Schools Welcome Center

    Business Hours
    Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Located in Wayzata Early Learning School
    1461 County Road 101 N
    Plymouth, MN 55447
    (southwest corner of County Road 6 & County Road 101)
    Phone 763-745-5240
    Fax 763-745-5096
    The Welcome Center will be closed on July 3, 2017 and July 4, 2017.

    Ensure Current Information for  Transportation

    To ensure that your child is assigned to the correct bus and stop, your correct address must be on file with the Welcome Center.
    Click here for more information.
    Enrollments for the 2017-18 school year will be accepted after January 1, 2017.
    The Wayzata School Board has voted to closed open enrollment, (families not living in the district), for the 2017-2018 school year in grades 1-12 due to capacity constraints. Applications for a small number of kindergarten-age students (1% of the class size) will be approved. Per MN state stature siblings of existing student will have priority. If needed, a lottery will be conducted on the applications for kindergarten in order to obtain the 1% statutory requirement.
    Registration Office Staff
    Student Enrollment – Kindergarten through grade 12
    Becky Nelson
    Director of Administrative Services
    Kristin Tollison
  • Enrollment

    Online Enrollment
    For your convenience residents may register with our online enrollment by clicking here. You must be a current, or future resident of Wayzata Public Schools to use this enrollment process (proof of residency required in advance).
    Please do not submit your application without sending the mandatory documents listed below as it will cause a delay in processing your student's enrollment. Attach documents at end of application process, email documents to or fax to 763-745-5096.
    If there is a custody matter that the school needs to be aware of, the office must have current legal documentation from the court system on file supporting the decision(s) that were made.
    Registration forms may be downloaded, completed, and emailed to or faxed to 763-745-5096 with the items listed below.
    Please complete the appropriate forms for your student(s).
    • Kindergarten or Grade 1-12 packet.
    • Grades 6-8 include electives forms.
    • Grades 9-12 High School Enrollments: please review the registration guide by clicking here. You must review the registration guide prior to meeting with your counselor.
    • If you need a transcript or would like to schedule an appointment, please contact registrar Nancy Vogt at 763-745-6630.
    Mandatory documents for grades K-12
    Parents will need to submit the following items to register their student(s).
    • Proof of Residency
    Original copy of current lease agreement
    Copy of closing document (Warranty Deed)
    If home owners information is available on Hennepin County site that is sufficient
    New Builds:
    Purchase agreement (follow up with copy of closing document after close date)
    • Name and address of previous school attended
    • Early childhood screening (kindergarten only)
    • Immunization records
    • A copy of the certified birth certificate to verify the date of birth and the student's legal name - required for all grades
    • Any legal custody documents
    Attendance Areas
    View a map of the attendance boundaries for both elementary and middle schools.
  • Open Enrollment

    Wayzata School Board has voted to close open enrollment for the 2017-18 school year in grades 1-12 due to capacity constraints. Applications for a small number of kindergarten-age students (1% of the class size) will be approved. Per MN state stature siblings of existing students, and employee child preference will have priority. If needed, a lottery will be conducted on the applications for kindergarten in order to obtain the 1% statutory requirement.
    You may continue to send applications; we will accept the applications for all grade levels, but be aware of the School Board decision as listed above.
    We are pleased that you are considering applying for admission to Wayzata Public Schools under the provisions of Open Enrollment. Our timeline for the 2017-2018 school year is as follows:
    • Apply October 1, 2016 through January 15, 2017.
    • January 15, 2017 Parent Responsibility: Open Enrollment Applications must be received in the district by this date.
    • February 15, 2017 School District Responsibility: Written Notification will be mailed to the families making application.
    • March 3, 2017 Parent Responsibility: Parent/guardian must notify Wayzata Public Schools of their intent to enroll or risk losing their placement.
    • March 15, 2017 School District Responsibility: Wayzata Public Schools must notify your resident district of your intent to enroll your children in Wayzata Public Schools.
    You may find the information below helpful to you during the application process:

    Please fill out the above application, sign at the bottom (we are unable to process applications that are not signed) and submit the completed form to the Welcome Center by emailing

    Placements for the 2016-17 school year for open enrollment are complete.
    Enrollment Options Contact Information:
    Open Enrollment Applications should be mailed to:
    Wayzata Public Schools Welcome Center
    Kristin Tollison
    1461 County Road 101
    Plymouth, MN 55447
    If you have any questions, please call 763-745-5262 for assistance.
  • Immunization - No Shots, No School

    State law requires that parents show written proof of their child's immunization for the following diseases: diptheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, mumps, red measles, varicella (chicken pox), and German measles. Also, students in grades 7-12 must show proof of Hepatitis B, as well as a second MMR and varicella for 7th grade and current tetanus immunization. Children will not be allowed to attend school until a record of the month, day and year of each of these immunizations has been provided. Families who object to the immunizations must provide a notarized declination form. For more information about immunizations, call 763-745-6616 or 763-745-5763.
  • Early Childhood Screening Form

    Call Penny Blankenship at 763-745-5255.
    Appointments available during the school year.
    Ages 3-5 
  • Intra-District Building Transfer Request

    Students are expected to attended the school designated for their geographical area. Exceptions to this will be considered if there is capacity in the school and grade being requested. In addition, the family must provide their own transportation to and from school.
    Requests will be evaluated based on:
    1. Daycare provisions
    2. Available space in requested building
    3. Parental willingness to arrange private transportation
  • Return from Extended Vacation Re-entry Form

     Return from extended vacation
  • Summer Moving Information

    Are you a current student moving or relocating over the summer months? Please contact the Welcome Center as soon as possible. We will need proof of residency in order for your student(s) to attend Wayzata Public Schools. You will want to make sure we have your current address, to ensure transportation, and future communication.
    You may return your proof of residency by email to or fax to 763-745-5096.
    If you have any questions, please contact the Welcome Center at or call 763-745-5240.
  • Free & Reduced Price Meals

    If you cannot complete the online application above, please download the PDF Logo Free and Reduced Meals Application for 2016-2017 – please do not complete both the online and PDF applications. When completing the form, please include a Social Security Number, address and signature. Incomplete application forms will be returned. If you have questions, call Culinary Express at 763-745-5154.
    Mail completed forms to:
    Culinary Express
    17305 19th Avenue N
    Plymouth, MN 55447
  • Homeschool and Nonpublic

    For some families, home schooling is the appropriate educational choice for their child. For specific questions and to check out requirements, visit the Minnesota Department of Education website.
    If you determine home schooling is the best option for your student, complete the Compulsory Instruction Report (CIR) and submit it to Wayzata Public Schools by October 1.
    For first-time home-schooled students, a Pupil Immunization Record is also required when submitting your Compulsory Instruction Report.
    For additional questions, you may call the Minnesota Department of Education at 651-582-8200.
    For more information please contact Gayle Ortlip at 763-745-5240 or
  • Kindergarten Transportation Information