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Elementary (K-5) Enrollment

Welcome to the wonder years, grades K to 5 where students learn so much about themselves and their world. All our elementary schools have compassionate and encouraging teachers along with engaging curriculum. The students are our number one priority at your neighborhood elementary school or school of choice.

Kindergarten Enrollment

Do you have a student that will be 5 years old by September 1? They are eligible to enroll in kindergarten! Let us help find the school for your child.

Our neighborhood schools have a Kindergarten Registration Night in February/March. Check the district or school calendar for the date. Missed the date? Please call the school, phone numbers listed below, to enroll after the registration night.

To register for kindergarten, you will need:

We have excellent elementary schools in Buffalo, Hanover and Montrose. Using the GuideK12 link or graphic below, find your neighborhood school based on your address. 

Guide K-12 logo

New students in the district need to complete the following forms

BHM Registration

BHM Health Emergency

BHM Records Request

Ethnic and Racial Demographic

BHM Alternate Destination

Multi-age instruction at Discovery emphasizes personalized learning, and looping allows students to form long-term, positive relationships with teachers. Discovery Elementary serves 250 students in a welcoming, small-school environment.

Discovery Elementary School's (DES) Kindergarten Registration Lottery is scheduled for Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at 2:30 pm.

If your child is registered in the Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School District, you will receive a mailing of information regarding the DES Kindergarten Lottery. Information and application forms will be mailed out early in January. Applications for DES kindergarten are due back to the DES office by Friday, February 1, 2019.  If you need more information, please call the DES Office 763.682.8400.

If you do not live within the Montrose Elementary School of Innovation (MESI) boundary, any local BHM family may apply to Montrose Elementary School of Innovation.

As part of the Northwest Suburban Integration School District (NWSISD), students are provided with FREE transportation. NWSISD is a collaborative of seven area school districts in the northwest metro providing schools and communities with a variety of programs and services to promote racial equity and cultural awareness. The seven member school districts are Anoka-Hennepin, Brooklyn Center, Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose, ISD 728 (Elk River area), Fridley, Osseo, and Rockford.

Application process begins in October 15-December 31, 2018 with the lottery held the first week in January. A second application time starts January 14, 2019 and ends March 8 with the lottery held March 14-15, 2019.

To attend Montrose Elementary School of Innovation, the following forms need to be completed:
 

NWSISD Application

BHM Open Enrollment

BHM Registration

BHM Health Emergency

BHM Records Request

RAcial and Ethnic DemograpHIC DESIGNATION

If you do not live within the Tatanka Elementary STEM School (TESS)  boundary, any local BHM family may apply to Tatanka Elementary STEM School.

As part of the Northwest Suburban Integration School District (NWSISD), students are provided with FREE transportation. NWSISD is a collaborative of seven area school districts in the northwest metro providing schools and communities with a variety of programs and services to promote racial equity and cultural awareness. The seven member school districts are Anoka-Hennepin, Brooklyn Center, Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose, ISD 728 (Elk River area), Fridley, Osseo, and Rockford.

Application process begins in October 15-December 31, 2018 with the lottery held the first week in January. A second application time starts January 14, 2019 and ends March 8, 2019 with the lottery held March 14-15, 2019.

To attend Tatanka Elementary STEM School, the following forms need to be completed:
 

NWSISD Application

BHM Open Enrollment

BHM Registration

BHM Health Emergency

BHM Reocrds Request

Ethnic and Racial DemographiC Designation

Open Enroll

Under the Enrollment Options Program, students in Minnesota can enroll in a public school outside the district in which they live. This enrollment option encourages parents to become knowledgeable about the needs and interests of their children.

Families outside the Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School District may apply to Tatanka Elementary STEM School or Montrose Elementary School of Innovation. As part of the Northwest Suburban Integration School District (NWSISD), students in member districts can attend any magnet school for FREE with transportation provided. Member districts include Anoka-Hennepin, Brooklyn Center, Elk River, Fridley, Osseo and Rockford. To attend Tatanka Elementary STEM School or Montrose Elementary School of Innovation, the following form also needs to be completed:

NWSISD Application

If you are interested in open enrolling your student in our district, please submit the BHM Open Enrollment form to Technology and Information Services. Contact Jamie Reineccius at 763.682.8737 or by email.

BHM Open Enrollment

Other forms needed to open enroll to BHM include:

BHM Student Registration

BHM Health Emergency

Ethnic and Racial Demographics Designation

BHM Records Request

 

Elementary School Phone Numbers

Disccovery

763.682.8400

Hanover

763.682.0800

Montrose

763.682.8345

Northwinds

763.682.8800

Parkside

763.682.8500

Tatanka

763.682.8600