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Enrollment Process

Round 1 of EnrollJeffco is closed, Round 2 is now open. 

Round 2 applications are processed as they are received. Offers or waitlist positions will roll out in the order they have been received beginning early March.

If on a waitlist, you will remain on that waitlist through Round 2 and be sent an offer if space becomes available anytime during that window. If you accept a waitlist offer, any previously accepted offer is automatically void to allow other students the spot if needed.

1. Sign Up for a Tour

Find a tour date that works for you through the link above. Our tours take place on most Tuesdays at 9:00 a.m. and last about an hour. We add additional Thursday tour dates in December and January.  If after this tour you believe FHM would be a good educational fit for your child and family, we encourage you to submit an application packet.
  

2. Apply for Choice Enrollment

You may apply for Round 2 Choice Enrollment through EnrollJeffco

Returning Families 

Before logging into EnrollJeffco, ensure you know your Jeffco Connect login, confirm your contact information is up to date, and you have rights to make decisions for your students (Under Contacts, Access Preferences). Contact Ms. Danae (dfields@jeffcoschools.us) if you do not remember your user name or password. DO NOT create a new account. Indicate in EnrollJeffco if you plan to return to Free Horizon, and you are done. Your placement is guaranteed as long as you confirm by February 8th.

For our PK4 families - a glitch in the system is telling families that they need to reapply instead of confirming their return. Your spot is confirmed as long as you complete the application in EnrollJeffco by February 8th.

For new and returning Primary families - Enroll Jeffco is not displaying our 3-full day option. If you are interested in this option, please complete the application in Enroll Jeffco, indicate full or half day, and complete our FHM survey to share your 3-day preference. 

New Families 

1. Create an account on Jeffco Connect

 Make sure you have rights to make decisions for your students (Under Contacts, Access Preferences). 

2. Enroll Jeffco Include FHM as one of your school choices. 

During the Round 1 process, enrollment in Jeffco schools is NOT determined on a first-come, first-served basis.  As long as your student’s application is submitted by midnight on Feb. 8, he/she/they will be considered equitably with all other Round 1 applicants.

  

3. Notification of Acceptance

When we have a space available for your child through the choice enrollment wait list, you will be notified of an offer of enrollment through EnrollJeffco.  Families have 5 days to accept or decline the enrollment offer.  If we do not hear back within the specified period, we will move on to the next child on our wait list.

 
NOTE: Because we follow the Jeffco Public Schools Choice Enrollment procedures, we are unable to accommodate requests to allow enrollment decision extensions until after a parent attends a tour. We strongly encourage families to attend a tour prior to submitting a request through EnrollJeffco, so that you know whether or not you will want the space when it is offered."

 

4. Attend an Enrollment Orientation, Registration & Visitation Day

Enrollment Orientation:
All parents/guardians who are new to FHM or who have been gone for more than one school year must attend a mandatory Enrollment Orientation.  At this required meeting, we discuss the school’s philosophy, general policies, and procedures, and answer questions you might have.  This foundational meeting supports the connection between home and school necessary for a successful educational experience.  Enrollment Orientations occur in July and August and as needed for mid-year enrollments.

New Student Visitation:
This is the time that new students are invited to visit our school to see the campus, meet some teachers and students, and get a sense of what they might expect at FHM.  We find that students who attend a visitation have a smoother transition to our program and approach the change in schools with less hesitation and uncertainty.

Incoming 1st - 8th-grade students can come during a regular school day and spend time in the classroom while their parent/guardian attends an Enrollment Orientation and completes Annual Registration Paperwork.  In the interest of respecting classroom continuity, we cannot accommodate visitations outside of the scheduled times. Call the school for a calendar of times. 

Incoming Preschool and Kindergarten students are invited to attend an after-school Walk About Visitation with a parent or guardian.  Dates and times for the Walk About Visitations will be posted as soon as they are scheduled. 

5. Complete Enrollment Paperwork 

All enrollment paperwork must be submitted in order to finalize placement.  After this period, we offer available space to the next family on our lottery or wait list.

New Families Letter & Details 2019-2020
Confirmation Form 2019/2020
Preschool/Kindergarten Tuition Agreement 2019/2020
Preschool Readiness Agreement
BAC Enrollment 2019/2020


6. Pay Tuition & Fees

Fees vary depending on grade level. See our fees for the 2019/2020 school year for more information.(Subject to change). 

Questions?

If you have questions about any aspect of the enrollment or registration process, please contact our Enrollment Coordinator Danae Fields at 303-980-0275 or send her an email. 

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