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  •  Congratulations! You are ready to choose the school of your choice and start achieving your dreams in Mapleton!


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    New student application

    As a District of choice, we invite you to choose the top three schools you would like your child to attend. 


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    Placement Timeline

    • January 1 - 31: Priority Placement Period 
      • Enrollment applications and school requests are accepted online and at the Welcome Center beginning January 1. Families that complete their application between Jan.1 - 31 have a better chance of being placed in their first-choice school. 
      • Please note, students with an IEP will be contacted by the Integrated Services Department.
    • February: School Placements 
      • School placement letters emailed to families
    • March 1:  Enrollment for out of district families begins.
    • February - August:
      • Ongoing enrollment and school placement (school placement is processed as applications are received)
      • Waitlist: Parents may add their child to the waitlist if their first-choice school is full. The waitlist resets at the end of each month.


    Priority Placement

    Families that submit their application for enrollment by the end of January have a better chance of being placed in their first-choice school. Placement notification for any families applying for grades K-12 will occur in February.


    Waitlist process

    The waitlist maintained by the Welcome Center is reset every month throughout the school year. If you would like to keep your child's name on a waitlist for a particular school after one month please contact the Welcome Center, 303.853.1780.


    Special Education Services

    We coordinate with our Integrated Services Department on an individual basis to ensure that we have the resources to support your child.


    Expelled Students

    Students under expulsion will have their application sent to Integrated Services for review.



    The District is unable to provide transportation for out-of-district students.


    Email address: An email address is required to complete an online application for enrollment. If you need to set up an email account there are many no-cost email providers available to you. Below please find a list of a few options. Please note, Mapleton Public Schools does not endorse any specific email provider. 



  • Good question!

    How do I know if I need to select a new school for my child if they already attend a Mapleton school? 

    Students will be automatically rolled up into the next grade at their current school unless your student meets one of the reasons below:

    • The student is in a school that does not offer a continuing grade level as part of their design will need to choose a school. For example, an 8th grader attending a school that does not offer 9th grade.
    • All current preschool students turning 5 years old by October 1 will need to select a school for kindergarten. Preschool students are not automatically enrolled in kindergarten at their current school.
    • Parents/guardians want to transfer students to a new school within Mapleton Public Schools.