To aid students and families in the transition to middle and high school, schools offer family orientation nights. Find your school's orientation date below. If you're not sure which school your child will attend next year, see our attendance area feeder pattern. Click on the school name to find additional information about that school.

If your school's orientation date has already passed, please reach out to the school to discover additional opportunities.

Middle Schools

Badger Rock Middle School: N/A. See website for application details.

Black Hawk Middle School: April 11, 5:30-7:00pm 

Cherokee Heights Middle School: 

  • At Leopold, February 14, 9:15-11:15am
  • At Lincoln, February 5, 2:30-3:30pm
  • At Thoreau, February 13, 9:00-11:00am

Hamilton Middle School: February 12, 6:00pm; February 14, 6:00pm

Jefferson Middle School: February 5, 6:00-7:00pm

O'Keeffe Middle School: April 17, 5:00pm

Sennett Middle School: May 8, 6:00-7:00pm 

Sherman Middle School: 

  • Emerson students: May 15, 8:30-10:15am
  • Sandburg students: May 22, 8:30-10:15am
  • Hawthorne, Mendota, Lake View, Lindbergh: May 29, 8:30-10:15am 

Spring Harbor Middle School: N/A. See website for application details.

Toki Middle School: January 23, 6:30-8:00pm 

Whitehorse Middle School: 

  • Wednesday, May 8th, 5:30-6:30 p.m. (Parents/Guardians)
  • Friday, May 17th, 12:30-2:30 p.m. (Incoming students)

Wright Middle School: N/A. See website for application details. 

High Schools

Capital High: N/A. See website for application details.

East High School: February 5, 6:00-8:00pm

La Follette High School: January 16, 6:30-8:00pm

Memorial High School: January 15

Shabazz High School: N/A. See website for application details.

West High School: 

  • Freshman Orientation: February 4, 7:00-8:30pm
  • 9th/10th/11th Grade Parent Meeting: February 11, 6:30pm
  • Movin' West: May 6, 7:00pm