Information Associated With the Opening of Blue Lake Elementary

Information Associated With the Opening of Blue Lake Elementary School and Student Movement to Include Calusa Elementary, J.C. Mitchell Elementary, Addison Mizner, and Verde K-8

April 14, 2022

  1. All currently enrolled students in kindergarten through fourth grade at Calusa Elementary, J.C. Mitchell Elementary, and Verde K-8, who now reside in the new boundaries of Blue Lake Elementary School, will automatically be moved and enrolled at Blue Lake Elementary for the 20222023 school year. No enrollment is required. All student files and information will be moved automatically.

    All current fourth grade students (students who will be in the fifth grade in 2022–2023), and their current K-3 siblings, will be permitted to opt-in to remain at their current SY 20212022 schools. In addition, these families will be permitted to enroll their 20222023 incoming kindergarten student(s) at their current school if they so desire. Parents/guardians must complete a reassignment form for each eligible household. See below for Reassignment information.

  2. All currently enrolled students in kindergarten through fourth grade at Verde K-8, who reside in SAC 342A, will be automatically enrolled and moved to Addison Mizner for the 20222023 school year. No enrollment is required. All student files and information will be moved automatically.

    All current fourth grade students (students who will be in the fifth grade in 2022–2023), and their current K-3 siblings, will be permitted to opt-in to remain at their current SY 20212022 schools. In addition, these families will be permitted to enroll their 20222023 incoming kindergarten student(s) at their current school if they so desire. Parents/guardians must complete a reassignment form for each eligible household. See below for Reassignment information.

  3. All currently enrolled students in kindergarten through fourth grade at Addison Mizner, who reside in SAC 335, will be automatically enrolled and moved to J.C. Mitchell Elementary for the 20222023 school year. No enrollment is required. All student files and information will be moved automatically.

    All current fourth grade students (students who will be in the fifth grade in 2022–2023), and their current K-3 siblings, will be permitted to opt-in to remain at their current SY 20212022 schools. In addition, these families will be permitted to enroll their 20222023 incoming kindergarten student(s) at their current school if they so desire. Parents/guardians must complete a reassignment form for each eligible household. See below for Reassignment information.

    Reassignment: Reassignments will be accepted starting Thursday, April 14, 2022. The Department of Choice and Career Options will be emailing a link for the Reassignment application to eligible families, no later than April 14, 2022.

    Regardless of your decision, all families receiving the email are highly encouraged to complete the form to avoid any issues with your child's registration for the upcoming school year. Eligible families who do not receive an email by 5 p.m. on April 14 should contact [email protected] or [email protected]

  4. Per School Board Policy 5.01, current fourth graders and their siblings who opt to remain at their current schools are not entitled to District transportation.

  5. Below are dates and times of Kindergarten Round Ups (registrations) for the 20222023 school year:
    Addison Mizner School: Monday, April 25, 2022 (6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.) Addison Cafeteria.
     Blue Lake Elementary School: Tuesday, May 3, 2022 (5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.) at Safe Schools Institute on the campus of Don Estridge High Tech Middle School.
    Calusa Elementary School: Wednesday, April 20, 2022 (5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.) Calusa Cafeteria.
    J.C. Mitchell Elementary School: Wednesday, May 11, 2022 (6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.) J.C. Cafeteria.
    Verde K-8: Wednesday, April 27, 2022 (8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.) Main Office.

  6. On Wednesday, May 4, 2022, Blue Lake Elementary School will begin registering all other students, those not currently enrolled at Calusa, J.C. Mitchell, or Verde K-8, and additional incoming kindergarten students living within the school’s new boundaries.

    Registration will take place in the main office of Don Estridge High Tech Middle School, MondayThursday from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. each day. Don Estridge is located at the following address: 1798 NW Spanish River Blvd., Boca Raton, FL 33431. Registration will continue until the new school is opened in July 2022. 

  7. There will be a Blue Lake Elementary School Informational Session for interested Blue Lake families to learn more about the school on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at the Safe Schools Institute located on the Don Estridge High Tech Middle School campus. Informational sessions will begin at 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. These sessions are recommended for adults only.

  8. Transportation information for 20222023 can be found at the District Transportation Website, when those details become available. Bus routes and registration for the 20222023 school year should become available the last week of July or the beginning of August 2022.

  9. For additional information regarding school supplies, dress code, aftercare registration, and more, please visit the website for your child’s school:
      Addison Mizner School
      Blue Lake Elementary School
      Calusa Elementary School
      J.C. Mitchell Elementary School
      Verde K-8
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