Exception applicants may still apply, if they meet one of the following criteria:

  1. Students entering school for the first time as a kindergarten student, up until September 1, 2017
  2. Students in grades 1–12 who meet one of the conditions specified in section 18 of the Iowa Department of Education’s Open Enrollment application

If you meet one of the above criteria, please follow the steps below to submit your application.

Step 1: Complete the Open Enrollment Application

Parents must submit the Iowa Department of Education's Open Enrollment Application to both Clayton Ridge Community District and resident school district. Please refer to instruction sheet for more information.

Send your completed, signed application(s) to BOTH Clayton Ridge (your receiving district) and your resident district.

Clayton Ridge Community School District – Fax or E-mail
Fax: 563.748.1020, attn.: Erik Rockwell
E-mail (scan and attach): erockwell@K12.com


Resident District – Mail Only
Send your application(s) by standard post. To find the correct mailing address, go to the Iowa Department of Education’s website and refer to the Iowa Public School District Directory.

Step 2: Start the K12 Enrollment Process

After you’ve submitted the IDE Open Enrollment Application for each student you wish to enroll, complete K12's enrollment process to secure your student's seat at Iowa Virtual Academy for the 2017–2018 school year.

  • Submit an Online Application
  • Complete the Admissions Process
  • Complete Admissions Call and Final Documentation
  • Receive Official Approval

Thank you for your interest in Iowa Virtual Academy! We look forward to you and your family joining our school community soon.

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