FAQs

What are the eligibility requirements?

Any Kenosha Area School District student grades K – 12 may request enrollment in eSchool courses.

Special consideration may be given to students with significant life obstacles: i.e. dropouts, adjudicated and/or incarcerated youth, teen parents, home-based (home-bound) students, students with physical, mental or emotional difficulties, voluntarily withdrawn or expelled students, self-supporting youth, transient students, students in treatment programs, and homeschooled students.

Kenosha Unified School District residents who have not completed their graduation requirements and have not reached the age of 21 are eligible to take courses through Kenosha eSchool whether or not they are attending any other district school.

Here are some common situations for choosing eSchool as an option:

  • Part-Time or Full-Time Options
  • AP & Honors Students
  • Free Up Time in Current Schedule
  • Competitive Athletes
  • Relieve Scheduling Conflicts
  • Credit Recovery/Credit Deficient
  • Gain Online Experience
  • Traveling Students
  • Relocated Military Families
  • Home-based (home-schooled) high school students (up to 2 classes in the district per year per Policy 5240).

Students entering Kindergarten must be at least 5 years of age on or by September 1st of the school year.


How do I enroll or register for the Kenosha eSchool?

Elementary enrollment (Grades K-5) opens during the month of July.   Registration for Grades 6-12 is ongoing as long as space is available.

Please visit our website Registration page for more information:  http://eschool.kusd.edu/register/


Are students allowed to enroll part time?

Kenosha eSchool offers part time enrollment options for students in Grades 6-12.  At the elementary level (Grades K-5) full time is the only enrollment option.

Do I have to participate in state testing?

As a condition of continued enrollment, Kenosha eSchool students are required to take all state and local standardized testing as required for their grade level.   Tests are administered in person at our school building, located at 1808 41st Place  Kenosha, WI.

How much does it cost?

The Kenosha eSchool is a Charter School of the Kenosha Unified School District.   There is no charge for tuition for residents of KUSD; however, there is an annual school registration fee that varies by grade level.


Do I need internet access?

Yes, the Kenosha eSchool offers a blend of traditional and online instructional elements, so internet will be required.


Do I need a computer?

Computers with internet access are required to enroll at the Kenosha eSchool.  Hardware and internet capabilities are not provided by the school.  Students who do not have a computer and/or internet at home may utilize the public library to access the curriculum.


How much time will be required online, per day, per week?

The amount of time online will vary depending on the student, grade level, and the course/lesson. On average, a full time online eSchool student will spend approximately five hours per day, five days a week working on school work.

 

Is there an opportunity for my student to gather with classmates?

There will be several opportunities throughout the school year and to interact with other Kenosha eSchool students via Meet and Greets, live virtual sessions, and in-person office hours.


When can we expect to receive materials?

Before the start of the school year, new families are invited to attend Registration days.  For elementary students, a Welcome Day will take place at the end of August to distribute curriculum boxes.