2020-2021 Application Information
The application window is February 18th through April 25th at 3pm.
The application period for the 2020-2021 School Year opens February 18th and runs through April 25th at 3pm. No applications will be accepted prior to February 18th. You can pick up an application at the Front Office of John Muir Outdoor School, or you can print one here. The lottery will take place the week of May 1st, and applicants will be notified by May 8, 2020. Applicants must be able to provide proof of residency in Ashland to be included in the lottery.
The March 17th school tour is cancelled, due to precautionary COVID-19 measures.
Our Open House will be held April 8th from 1:30 to 3:30pm, with presentation by staff at 2pm.
If you have additional questions, email our office manager firstname.lastname@example.org
Parents may apply for entry into John Muir Outdoor School at grades K-8. Students are admitted on a space available basis, and a lottery is held if more students apply than can be accommodated.
All applications are kept until fall in case there are unexpected openings over the summer. John Muir Outdoor School will not maintain a waiting list beyond fall of the current year. Families who are not selected must reapply each year. Families who are accepted must complete our online registration process in August.
- Siblings of currently enrolled students (priority by date of family enrollment)
- All other applicants are selected by lottery based on grade level openings
- All children from a family will be enrolled whenever possible
Please complete both the Verification of Residency and Home Language Survey forms and submit with the Application for Enrollment.
Verification of residency is required when enrolling a child in the Ashland School District for the first time, and again in grades 6, and 9, when making the transition to Ashland Middle School, Ashland High School, or when making a zone transfer within the district. Verification of residency is also required when you change addresses within Ashland. Further, administration may require verification of residency at any time. Families must notify the school of any changes in studentís addresses within one week of the change.
Ashland School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, disability, marital status, sex sexual orientation or age in providing education or access to benefits of education services, activities and programs in accordance with Title VI, Title VII, Title IX and other civil rights or discrimination issues; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; and the Americans with Disabilities Act.