Register with Superintendent's Office
In accordance with state law, Waconia Public Schools is required to ensure that all school-age children living within the district's boundaries are being educated. Residents of ISD 110 may choose to homeschool.
A parent who teaches homeschool must turn in an Initial Registration Form and Immunization Report to the student’s resident school superintendent:
· By October 1 of the first year the child is homeschooled after reaching age seven.
· Within 15 days of withdrawing a child from public school to homeschool.
Within 15 days of moving out of a district, the parent must notify the old district of the move. They must turn in the Full Report to the new district by October 1 of the next year.
In subsequent years, the parent turns in a Letter of Intent to Continue to Provide Instruction by October 1 of each year.
Waconia Public Schools
512 Industrial Blvd
Waconia, MN 55387
Aids to Nonpublic Students
Parents of students in regular private schools often pay for most of their student's tuition, and so do homeschooling families. A small amount of financial assistance is available through the Aids to Nonpublic Students program. You must meet the following deadlines if you want aid:
By October 1: Complete and return Aids to Nonpublic Students Form to your resident school district. Forms are available in the District Office located at 512 Industrial Blvd, Waconia or send a request to: firstname.lastname@example.org
By October 15: Your resident school district submits information to MDE, allowing you to:
-Request reimbursement for educational materials: $81.31 (2022-23) per eligible pupil for reimbursement for textbooks, standardized tests and individual instructional materials on a loan basis. These funds may now be used for ACT testing. (purchases and requests for reimbursement must happen between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023)
-participate in the district's Pupil Health Services.
-access to Secondary Pupil Guidance and Counseling Services.
Students must be age 5 by September 1 to be eligible for any aid. Unless kindergarten students are in full-day programs, they receive pro-rated half-time funding.