Before you begin the application process, please verify your student’s resident school district and assigned attendance area schoolStudents who wish to attend the Osseo Area Learning Center (OALC) should contact the OALC directly.

In-district transfers 

If you live in District 279 and you would like your student to attend an attendance area school other than his/her assigned attendance area school, you must complete the Resident Transfer Application. 

2020-2021 Application

Open enrollment from other districts

Do you live outside of Osseo School District, but you would like you child to attend one of our schools?  You will need to apply for Non-Resident Open Enrollment Application. 

2020-2021 Application


 2020-2021 Schools Closed to Open Enrollment - the school district is not approving in-district transfers or open enrollment applications due to capacity concerns at these sites.  Families are still welcome to submit applications. 

  • Basswood Elementary
  • Fernbrook Elementary
  • Rice Lake Elementary
  • Maple Grove Senior High


Click here for magnet school informationThe online magnet application for the 2020-2021 school year is available from October 15, 2019 through December 31, 2019 for priority application consideration. 

2020-2021 NWSISD Magnet Lottery and Application

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