Dual Immersion Application Process & Timeline for 2017-18
Following is the timeline for application for Springfield's Dual Language Immersion program, currently located at Guy Lee Elementary School.
To apply for the program, families must submit both a transfer application and a separate dual immersion application, even if you live within the Guy Lee Elementary boundaries.
All applications should be submitted at the Springfield Public Schools District Office in the same window as transfer applications; see the timeline below for more details. <Click here to download the timeline in English • en Español>
Dual Immersion Applications
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January 3-31 - High Priority Transfer Applications
All dual immersion applications received in January will be evaluated with the same level of priority; families who submitted applications during this time frame need to also submit a separate Duel Immersion Application as soon as possible.
March 1-April 1 - Open Enrollment Transfer Application Period
Open Enrollment applications for families residing outside Guy Lee Elementary or Springfield Public Schools boundaries will be accepted beginning March 1 through April 1. This is the BEST time for out-of-district families to apply for the Dual Immersion Program.
March 7 - Kindergarten Orientation and Registration Event (Guy Lee Elementary)
Families are invited to a gathering for all potential Kindergarten Guy Lee Elementary or Springfield Dual Immersion Program families to begin the enrollment process and learn about the school and programmatic offerings. Begins at 5:30 p.m. Attendance is highly recommended.
May 1 - Within-District Space Availability Transfers
In-district families that missed the High Priority and Open Enrollment transfer opportunities may submit a space availability/exchange transfer application after May 1 for the coming year.
May 1/July 1 - Into-District Space Availability Transfers
Out-of-district families that miss the Open Enrollment transfer window may submit an Inter-District transfer application after May 1 for returning students or after July 1 for new students.
September 6, 7 and/or 8 - Parent Information Night
For all Guy Lee or Springfield Dual Immersion Program families; 6 p.m; Guy Lee library.
September 8 - Class Rosters Posted
Class rosters will be posted on the front doors of Guy Lee Elementary after 3:45 p.m.