Admission Packet

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    6th Grade Application 2019 -2020

     

     5th Grade Application 2019 - 2020

    Belle Isle Enterprise

    Middle School

     

    Application for 6th Grade Admission

     

    2019-2020

              We are pleased that you are interested in applying to the Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School for the academic year 2019-2020. The curriculum of the school is based upon the Core Knowledge Sequence and the Oklahoma State Standards. The School also has a uniform policy. We are looking forward to the excitement and challenge of continuing the operation of this new and innovative school.

     

    ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

     

              To be considered for admission to Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School a student must have the following: Oklahoma Core Curriculum Test (OCCT):

     

     

    Total English Language Arts – 300 OCCT score or above; AND

           Total Math – 300 OCCT score or above; AND

           a B average or above for grades 3-5.

             

     

    The admissions packet attached hereto consists of the following:

     

    • Statement of admissions policy;
    • Applicant information sheet
    • Authorization for the release of academic records; and
    • Statement of residency; and
    • Statement of authenticity of report cards
    • Copies of the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade report cards, as well as 4th grade OCCT scores in English Language Arts and Math
    • A current utility bill

     

    Each of these items should be completed and the packet should be

    returned to the following address no later than April 5th, 2019.

         Application packets will not be considered complete and will result in a delay in the processing until all items (2-7) have been received.

     

    Acceptance letters will be mailed the week of April 15, 2019. If you have not received a letter by April 22nd, please contact the school.

     

    Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School

    Admissions Committee

    5904 N. Villa Ave.

    Oklahoma City, OK 73112

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School

     

    Admissions Policy

     

    The enrollment at the Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School will be limited to a number determined by the BIEMS Board. Each student admitted to BIEMS must meet certain academic criteria. Additionally, admission to BIEMS is based upon a priority system so that students within a given priority are considered for admission to BIEMS before any student in the next succeeding priority is considered for admission to BIEMS. The following are the academic criteria and priorities:

     

    Academic Criteria

                The academic criteria for each grade level are as follows:

    • Sixth Grade – Each student admitted to the sixth grade shall have a cumulative grade point average of B or above for grades three through five and a total ELA score and total math score on the fourth grade Oklahoma Core Curriculum Test (OCCT) of 300 or above and/or a score at or above the 60th percentile on a standardized test.
    • Seventh Grade- (I) Students Who Attended Sixth Grade at BIEMS – Each student who attended BIEMS for sixth grade shall meet the criteria set forth in the academic and behavior standards for continued enrollment at BIEMS. (ii) Students Who Attended Sixth Grade at a School Other Than BIEMS – Each student admitted to the seventh grade at BIEMS who did not attend sixth grade at BIEMS shall have a cumulative grade point average of B or above for grades three through six and a total ELA score and total math score of 300 on the fifth grade OCCT and/or a score at or above the 60th percentile on a standardized test.
    • Eighth Grade- (I) Students Who Attended Seventh Grade at BIEMS – Each student who attended BIEMS for seventh grade shall meet the criteria set forth in the academic and behavior standards for continued enrollment at BIEMS. (ii) Students Who Attended Seventh Grade at a School Other Than BIEMS – Each student admitted to the eighth grade at BIEMS who did not attend seventh grade at BIEMS shall have a cumulative grade point average of B or higher for grades three through seven and a total ELA and total math score of 300 on the sixth grade OCCT and/or a score at or above the 60th percentile on a standardized test.

     

    Priorities for admission will be as follows:

                    First:  Those students who attended Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School the preceding academic year and have met the academic and behavior standards for continued enrollment.

                    Second:  Students attending Oklahoma City Public Schools District 2 schools (Andrew Johnson, Horace Mann, Monroe, Nichols Hills, North Highlands, Putnam Heights, West Nichols Hills), siblings of students currently attending Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School, and children of teachers at Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School.

                    Third:  Students who live in the geographic attendance areas within Oklahoma City Public Schools District 2 schools.

                    Fourth:  All other students residing in the Oklahoma City School District.

                    Fifth:  All students residing outside the Oklahoma City School District with an approved Application for Transfer into the Oklahoma City School District. 

    Sixth: All other students.

     

     

     

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING ADMISSION TO THE SCHOOL

     

    As a condition to admission, each student and the parent or guardian for each student shall enter into an agreement to uphold the mission statement of BIEMS and abide by the rules and regulations adopted by BIEMS from time to time.

     

     

     

    APPLICATIONS FOR EXCEPTION:

    Consideration will be given to an applicant not meeting the above criteria. Such an applicant is strongly encouraged to submit additional information regarding the applicant consisting of a hand-written letter from the applicant, and letters from parents or guardians, the elementary school principal and teachers as well as others who recommend the student to BIEMS. A determination shall be made at the separate priority levels concerning admission to BIEMS for such applicants. By way of example, applicants for exception who would otherwise be in the First group will be considered before eligible applicants in the Second group.

     

     

     

    HANDLING EXCESS APPLICANTS:

    The available spaces shall be filled by applying the above stated order. If more applicants exist at any level than the remaining number of spaces, then a system will be applied to fill the remaining spaces. BIEMS reserves the right to adopt an appropriate and fair system to make the determination of which applicants are admitted.

     

     

     

     

    NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATORY POLICY:

    BIEMS admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. BIEMS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national, and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School

     

    Academic Year 2019-2020

     

    Student Information Sheet

     

     

    STUDENT’S NAME                                                                                                                                                                             

    Last                                                         First                                        Middle Initial

     

    PARENT/GUARDIAN’S NAME                                                                                                                                      

     

    HOME/CELL TELEPHONE                                                                            WORK TELEPHONE                        ______

     

    ADDRESS                                                                                                                                                                                              

    Number                 Street                                                      Apt.                        City                         Zip Code

    E-MAIL ADDRESS ____________________________________________________________________________

     

    STUDENT’S BIRTH DATE:                       /           /            

     

    CURRENT GRADE LEVEL                                        OCPS STUDENT IDENTIFICATION#:                                              

     

    2018-2019 SCHOOL OF ATTENDANCE                                                                                                                                       

     

    OTHER SCHOOLS ATTENDED AND YEARS ATTENDED: __________________________________                          

     

    FOR WHAT GRADE DO YOU SEEK ADMISSION TO THE SCHOOL? 6TH _____ 7TH _____   8th _____

     

    DOES THE APPLICANT HAVE A BROTHER OR SISTER ATTENDING BIEMS NOW? Yes ___No___

                    If yes, what is his/her name? _____________________________________________________

     

    Information requested by OCPS and not a factor in the BIEMS selection process:

    ETHNICITY: Asian __ African-American __ Caucasian __ Hispanic __ Native American __ Other ___

    GENDER:   M _______ F________

    PARENT/GUARDIAN ACKNOWLEDGMENT:

    I wish for my child/children to attend the Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School and understand that they will be expected to adhere to all rules and regulations set forth by the Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School and the Oklahoma City School Board. I further understand Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School is an Oklahoma not-for profit corporation and does not discriminate against anyone on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, handicap, disability, or socioeconomic status in the application of its programs and activities. I also understand that students will be admitted to the Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School based upon the admissions policy of the school as approved by the Oklahoma City School Board. I have been provided with the admissions policy summary which summarizes the admissions policy the Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School has submitted for approval by the Oklahoma City School Board.

     

    PARENT’S/GUARDIAN’S SIGNATURE:                                                                                             

    STUDENT’S SIGNATURE:                                                                             DATE                            

     

     

    OFFICIAL USE ONLY

     

     

    DATE RECEIVED:             /             /                                                                                                     INITIALS:                       

     

    DATE COMPLETED: ____/_____/_____

     

     

    Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School

     

     

    Authorization

     

     

     

    I, the undersigned, am the parent or guardian of:

     

     

                                                ______________________________________

    Name of child

     

                                                        

                                               _____________________________________

    Date of birth of child

     

                                   

                                                                                  

     

     

     

    I hereby give my permission for the release of the academic records of said child to any representative of the Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School. I also authorize any school or school system to which this authorization is presented to accept a photocopy of this authorization rather than require the presentation of the original.

     

                                                           ______________________________________

                                                           Printed Name

                                                           ______________________________________

                                                           Signature

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School

     

     

    Proof of Residency

     

     

     

    I hereby state that I am the parent or guardian of

    ________________________________________, who resides with me at the following address:

     

    ____________________________________

    ____________________________________

    ____________________________________

     

    Attached to this form is an original utility bill or other document which confirms my residency.

     

    __________________________

    Printed name

     

     

     

    __________________________

    Signature

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School

     

     

    Statement of Authenticity

    Of Report Cards

     

     

     

    If you are applying for admission to the sixth grade at the Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School, attach a copy of your report cards for the third and fourth grades and the first quarter of fifth grade. If you are applying for seventh grade, attach a copy of your report cards for the third, fourth and fifth grades and the first quarter of sixth grade. If you are applying for eighth grade, attach a copy of your report cards for the third, fourth, fifth, and sixth grades and the first quarter of seventh grade.

     

     

    I, _________________________________, as the parent or guardian of

                              (Print name)

    __________________________________, hereby certify that the copies of the

                                     (Print student’s name)

    report cards attached hereto are true and correct copies of the original report cards.

     

     

    _________________________

    Printed Name

     

     

    _________________________

    Signature

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

                             Fifth Grade Students                            

                              

    are invited to attend a

     

    Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School

    Information Program

     

    5904 N. Villa Avenue

     

    10:15 A.M. -11:30 A.M.

     

    January 9, January 16, or January 23, 2019

     

     

    Learn about Belle Isle programs, sports, and activities

     

     

    Student performances     Slide show     Prizes

     

     

     

     

    Please call 587-6600 to let us know when you plan to attend.