HOREB AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
OF EDUCATIONAL OPTIONS FOR CHILDREN RESIDING IN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT
The Mount Horeb Area School District offers students a variety of
educational options to children who reside in the District.
The District’s primary educational pathway and instructional program
for students involves a progression from 4-year-old kindergarten through 12th
grade, leading to a high school diploma.
The District and each school’s most recent state-assigned performance
category (if available), are listed below:
Mount Horeb ELC-PC
Mount Horeb IC
Mount Horeb Middle School
Mount Horeb High School
Some of the specific education programs offered to eligible students
who are enrolled in and attending the District’s schools include the following:
- Early childhood
special education (for students who are at least 3 years old but not yet
- Special education
for students with disabilities
- Title I Reading
- Career and
program and curriculum modifications
- At-risk education
(e.g., for students identified as being at-risk of not graduating from high
- Summer school
full version of the District’s most recent school and school district
accountability report, as issued by the Wisconsin Department of Public
Instruction under section 115.385 of the state statutes, can be accessed via
the following page on DPI’s website (if the report has been issued by DPI): http://dpi.wi.gov/accountability/report-cards
options for students who are enrolled in the Mount Horeb Area School District
that involve part-time attendance at an educational institution other than a
school of the Mount Horeb Area School District include the following:
opportunities to apply for approval to take up to 2 courses at a time at
another educational institution;
- is subject to
state and local eligibility requirements, including the limitation that the
courses must satisfy a high school graduation requirement.
opportunities to apply for approval to take courses for up to 18 credits at
certain institutions of higher education;
- is available only
to students who are enrolled in the 11th or 12th grade.
educational options for children who reside in the District that involve
full-time enrollment/attendance at a school, program, or other educational
institution that is not a school or instrumentality of the Mount Horeb
Area School District include the following:
- High school
students meeting certain age and other eligibility requirements may be
permitted to attend a technical college or certain other programs for the
purpose of completing a program leading to the student’s high school graduation
or to a high school equivalency diploma.
- Full-time Open
Enrollment involving physical attendance in a public school of a nonresident
school district or attendance through a virtual charter school that is
associated with a nonresident school district.
- Beginning in the
2016-2017 school year, a child with a disability who meets the program’s
specific eligibility requirements may apply to attend an eligible,
participating private school under a scholarship awarded through the state’s
“Special Needs Scholarship Program,” as established under section 115.7915 of
the state statutes.
Enrollment in a
private school of the family’s choosing (at the family’s own cost, as
- Enrollment in a
home-based private educational program as provided under state law.
options for children who reside in the Mount Horeb Area School District but who
are enrolled in and attending a private school or home-based private
educational program include the following:
- Such students
have the opportunity to attend summer school classes/programs offered in the
- Private school
students in the high school grades have the opportunity to apply for approval
to take up to two courses per semester in a District school, pursuant to
section 118.145(4) of the state statutes.
- Students who are
enrolled in a home-based private educational program have the opportunity to:
- Apply for
approval to take up to two courses per semester in public schools as provided
under section 118.53.
- Participate in
District interscholastic athletics and other District extracurricular
activities as provided under section 118.133.
more information about any of the educational options listed in this notice,
please contact the District’s main administrative office at (608) 437-2400, or
the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.