• School District of Beloit
    Services for McKinney-Vento Eligible Children 

  • Part of the No Child Left Behind federal legislation, this law protects eligible students from discrimination and mandates equal access to educational programs and services.  Students who are identified as McKinney-Vento eligible must have no barriers to their education.
  • A student is considered "McKinney-Vento eligible" if he or she is presently:
    • Living in a shelter
    • Living in a motel, hotel or campground due to lack of adequate housing
    • Sharing housing with relatives or others due to lack of housing
    • Living in a train or bus station, a park, or in a car
    • Living in an abandoned building
    • A youth not living with a parent or guardian
    • A child awaiting foster care placement
    • A child of a migrant worker
    • In other situations that are not fixed, regular, or adequate for nighttime residence 
  • McKinney-Vento Students Have the Rights to:
    • Immediate school enrollment (even if they lack proof of residency, guardianship, immunizations, or school records
    • School choice (They may choose to stay at the school they attended when permanently housed or to enroll in the school where they are currently living for the remainder of the academic year
    • Free lunches (for the duration of the school year)
    • School fee waivers
    • Transportation (If residing outside of their school's attendance area)
  • How to Access Services
    For students who are new to the School District of Beloit, contact the Central Enrollment Office (608-361-4171)
    For current Hackett students, contact Lori Hall, School Social Worker (608-361-2443)