Please check the appropriate circle to indicate your preference for your child's 2016-17 Kindergarten placement option by March 4, 2016. (Choose only one)
Attendance Area Elementary School- There are four attendance area elementary schools. Three are located in Verona: Country View Elementary, Sugar Creek Elementary and Glacier Edge Elementary. Stoner Prairie Elementary is located in Fitchburg. (Your attendance area school is determined by your VASD address). VASD Elementary Boundary Map
Core Knowledge Charter School (CKCS)* - CKCS is a K-8 charter school. CKCS is located at Badger Ridge Middle School in Verona. The school emphasizes the Core Knowledge sequence and Direct Instruction.
New Century School (NCS)* - New Century School is a K-5 Charter school currently located in the building adjacent to Sugar Creek Elementary in Verona. The school utilizes multi-age classrooms and emphasizes a thematic, environmentally-integrated curriculum which includes a focus on STEM, (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).
Two Way Immersion (TWI) Program* - TWI offers dual language education for students to develop language proficiency in both Spanish and English. Students will learn 50% of their academic content in Spanish and 50% in English. The possible TWI placement option is available for all incoming kindergarteners and offered at Glacier Edge Elementary and Sugar Creek Elementary schools.
Verona Area International School (VAIS)* - VAIS is a K-5 charter school. For 2016-17, the Kindergarten and 1st grade classrooms are currently located at Stoner Prairie Elementary and grades 2-5 will be located at Savanna Oaks Middle School in Fitchburg. The school is a Mandarin-immersion program, where students learn half-days in Chinese-Mandarin and half-days in English. Aspects of VAIS's curriculum focus on the global community.
*Indicates that a limited number of spaces are available. When space is limited, students are selected by lottery with the following demographic preferences considered: siblings attending, eligibility for free or reduced lunch, currently receiving special education services, and students that have parents as charter/choice school employees. If you are interested in one of these options you MUST apply. Students not selected will be placed at their attendance area school, but will also be placed on a waiting list until August 19, 2016.