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Outside is our Curriculum

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KVFS is a tuition free public school

KVFS is accepting applications for 4-year-old Kindergarten, Kindergarten and First Grade students for the 2022-2023 school year.  Student spaces are limited. New for the 2022-2023 School Year, 4-year-old Kindergarten will attend school 4 days/week, Monday through Thursday.

The Application window begins February 1, 2022 and ends February 28, 2022 at 3:30 pm.

More information about our application window can be found here:

KVFS Enrollment and Lottery Procedure 

Steps to Applying to KVFS

  1. If you are a current KVFS student who plans to attend the 22-23 school year, a new application is not necessary.

  2. Complete the 2022-2023 Application for Admission for each child in one of the following ways: 

    a. Complete the online application form which will be available in the forms below.

    b. Print the application form, available below, off of the website and return it in person or by mail to:

    Kickapoo Valley Forest School
    S3661 State Hwy. 131, La Farge, WI 54639 or

    La Farge School District
    301 W. Adams St. La Farge, WI 54639

    c. Edit the application form, attach and email the application to

  3. If you are not a resident of the La Farge School District, you must also complete the Wisconsin DPI open enrollment application. Please submit a DPI Open Enrollment Application online. As you complete this process, please first select the “La Farge” school district as the district into which you wish to enroll. Further along in the process, you will then enter “Kickapoo Valley Forest School” into a text box as the school in which you wish to enroll. Currently, the Kickapoo Valley Forest School is not a choice in the drop down menu.


  • KVFS Application for Admission Online Form

Application for Admission: English

Solicitud para admisión: Español

  • KVFS Application for Admission Print Form

2022 -2023 Application for Admission: English - Word

2022-2023 Application for Admission: English - pdf

2022- 2023 Solicitud para admisión: Español- Word

2022-2023 Solicitud para admisión: Español- pdf

“If a child happens to show that he knows any fact about astronomy, or plants, or birds, or rocks, or history, that interests him and you, hush all the classes and encourage him to tell it so that all may hear. Then you have made your schoolroom like the world.”


   Ralph Waldo Emerson

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