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Open Enrollment Information

THE OPEN ENROLLMENT APPLICATION PERIOD FOR THE 2024-25 SCHOOL YEAR IS NOW OPEN.

"The Buckeye Local School Board of Education shall permit the enrollment of students from any Ohio district in a school or program of this District, provided each enrollment is in accordance with laws and regulations of the State concerning Inter-District Open Enrollment, the provisions of this policy, and the administrative guidelines established to implement this policy."

Application Procedures:  Annually, the district will inform residents about open enrollment options including deadlines.  Interested parents may request information/application materials from Superintendent's Office. Student(s) MUST be registered in his/her district of residence BEFORE making an application for Open Enrollment.  

Deadlines:

March 1st-    RENEWAL APPLICATIONS are emailed to existing open enrolled students annually.  UPDATE: Emails have been sent to returning families.  If you did not receive your email, please contact Stephanie Lichty at slichty@buckeyeschools.org  

                            NEW APPLICANTS can access an application HERE.

May 3rd (first Friday in May)- deadline for online applications for existing open enrolled students.

June 3rd- deadline for application for new applicants.

June 1st- ALL outstanding school fees MUST be paid for returning applicants to be considered for open enrollment.

August 1st- All open enrollment decisions will be made by the district and parents will be notified no later than August 1st.


Open enrollment acceptance is for one school year only.  Application will need to be made for continued acceptance annually.  

Buckeye Local School District requires inter-district, open enrollment parents to provide transportation for their children to and from school.

No student shall be denied admission to Buckeye Local School District based on reasons of race, color, national origin, gender, handicap or any other basis of unlawful discrimination.

If you have questions, please contact:

Stephanie Lichty- Compliance Specialist EMIS

Email: slichty@buckeyeschools.org

Phone: 330-722-8257 ext 1001