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Wisconsin Connections Academy Enrollment Checklist for the 2021-22 School Year

Thank you for considering Wisconsin Connections Academy for your child's education. Many families have found our online school program to be a better fit for their students. The information on this page will help you prepare for enrollment.

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Get Prepared for Enrollment

Do you have everything you need? Because Connections Academy is a public school, parents must submit state-required information and documentation for each student. You will save time and enrollment will go more smoothly if you are prepared!

Use the Enrollment Checklist below to gather the documents you will need. The checklist lists your state's requirements, plus tips to help you find documents you may not have. Once you have your documents ready, it’s easy to create an account and complete the enrollment forms in Connexus®, our online system.

Students who are currently expelled from their local school or district may not be eligible to enroll.

What Documents to Have Ready

Please have the following documents available and ready to upload to Connexus:

Required Documents

The documents below are required for enrollment in Wisconsin Connections Academy. Please submit or transfer information from the following:

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Date of Birth Affidavit

A copy of the Date of Birth Affidavit must be provided for every student to verify age eligibility. This form can be found on Connexus and is a part of your enrollment documents. To avoid unnecessary delays, complete this online document along with your enrollment documents.

  • Date of Birth Affidavit provided by Wisconsin Connections Academy–notarized by a Notary Public

This form must be signed by the parent or legal guardian and notarized by a notary public.

As a reminder, the age eligibility is as follows:

  • Kindergarten: Any student enrolling in kindergarten must be five (5) years old on or before September 1 in the school year for which you are enrolling. 
  • First Grade: Any student enrolling in first grade must be six (6) years old on or before September 1 in the school year for which you are enrolling. 
  • Maximum Age: Any student who turns twenty (20) years old on or before September 1 will not be eligible to enroll in Wisconsin Connections Academy.


For details, contact the school principal, Michelle Mueller, at or 920-993-7076.

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Proof of Residence (1 form)

After the open enrollment deadline, only students who reside in the boundaries of the Appleton Area School District (AASD) are able to enroll. However, students who live outside the Appleton Area School District who missed the open enrollment period may be able to apply by filling out the PI-9410 form. For details about enrolling as an AASD resident or outside of the open enrollment period, contact the school principal, Michelle Mueller, at or 920-993-7076.

Not Sure What is Accepted as Proof?

  • Utility Bill
    Acceptable documents include: gas, electric, sewage, water, cable, landline phone, cell phone, or internet bill that is dated within 90 days of the enrollment date and includes your name and service address.
  • Mortgage statement from the last 90 days or current signed lease agreement (including Section 8 agreement)
  • Bank statement (dated within 90 days)
  • Driver's license/state ID
  • Payroll stub from the last 90 days
  • W-2 showing your home address
  • Property deed
  • Letter from a government agency from the last 90 days

Important Documents

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Prior Academic Records

All students who have previously attended public school, private school, or homeschool are eligible to enroll and may be requested to submit academic records for placement.

  • Report Card
    For students applying for grade 9: Please submit a copy of the report card from the most recent school year.

    The following items should be included on the report card:
    • Student Name
    • Grade Level
    • School Year (example: 2020–21)
    • School Name
    • Grading Scale (example: 90–100%=A)
  • Unofficial Transcript
    For students applying for grades 10–12: Submit an unofficial transcript that includes the complete end-of-year grades from the prior school year and any academic documentation (such as a progress report/interim report, class schedule, or marking period/semester report card) issued for the current school year. Additional documentation may be requested for placement.

    The following items should be included on the unofficial transcript:
    • Student Name
    • Grade Level
    • School Year (example: 2020–21)
    • School Name
    • Grading Scale (example: 90–100%=A)
    • Credits Earned
Not Sure How to Get Your Child’s Report Card or Transcript?

  • Contact your student's previous school and request the document, providing them with the information outlined above, OR contact your school's district office with the request.

If after attempting these steps you still cannot obtain your student's report card or transcript, please contact the academic placement services team at 800-382-6010 to discuss acceptable alternatives.

Have Your Child(ren) Been Formerly Homeschooled?

  • Prior Academic History Form
    For homeschooled students in grades 9-12: Complete the Prior Academic History Form indicating what courses were completed through a homeschool curriculum. This form will be available to you in Connexus. 

Other Documents for Special Circumstances

Though not applicable to all families, please submit the documentation requested if the information below is specific to your student.

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Other Documentation

You may need to provide additional documentation if any of the following circumstances apply:

  • Custody order: If your legal guardianship is determined by a court order, please submit a copy of the order.
  • Gifted documentation: If you are requesting any Gifted and Talented programs, you will need to submit formal gifted documentation which may include a Gifted Evaluation or Designation Letter from your student's former school, standardized test scores, or other documentation indicating gifted-study potential. This document is required for Gifted and Talented course placement.

Ready to Enroll?

Once you have all of the required documentation (outlined above), you are ready to proceed with enrollment in Wisconsin Connections Academy.

Problems or Questions?

If you have any concerns or questions about how to enroll or use our Wisconsin virtual school enrollment checklist, our enrollment team is here to help. Please call us at 800-382-6010.

Wisconsin Connections Academy admits students and conducts all educational programs, activities, and employment practices without discrimination on the basis of sex, race, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, creed, sexual orientation, disability, or any other legally protected classification.