Colfax-Mingo welcomes parents that wish to open enroll their child(ren) into the district.  Below is some information to help you with this process.

Per Iowa Code 282.18 open enrolling is a process that allows parents/guardians residing in an Iowa school district the option of enrolling their children into another Iowa school district.  There are two deadlines (March 1 and September 1) that must be kept in mind when considering applying for open enrollment.

  • March 1: Deadline for regular open enrollment applications for the upcoming school year.  There may be exceptions to the March 1 deadline which are based on “good cause.”
  • September 1: Deadline for prospective kindergarten students.

The Board of Education will continue to evaluate annually open enrollment policies.  Open enrollment into the district is governed by:

For More Information:

  • To obtain an open enrollment handbook, application, or for more information, please refer to the Iowa Department of Education website.
  • Please contact Bert Deaton for Colfax-Mingo School District open enrollment questions at bertdeaton@colfaxmingo.org or 515/674-3646