School Choice Information 2018-19

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We are looking forward to meeting you and sharing information about Kinard Core Knowledge Middle School at our Incoming 6thGrade Family Night on Wednesday, January 10th, 2018 from 6:00-8:30 p.m. This night is for parents and current 5th grade students who are interested in learning more about Kinard to better inform an enrollment decision for the 2018-19 school year. Hope to see you there! Please see below for a detailed outline and overview of the event. If you have any questions about Incoming 6th Grade Family Night, please contact Sophia Effler at or 970-488-5407. 


6:00-6:15 Parking and Arrival

6:15-6:50 Welcome Session in gym

6:55-8:30 Parents rotate through 4 sessions

Art, English, and History
Math, Music, and World Language
Physical Education, Science, and Technology
Gifted & Talented/Building Tour

Students rotate through 4 sessions

Curriculum & Clubs
Science Experiments & Labs
Art Activity
Music Demo


Please plan on coming a few minutes early for parking and to pick up your schedule for the evening.  Both front and back lots, including the overflow parking in the north field, will be open.  You may also park along East Trilby and Ziegler Roads. Please keep our north and south ovals free of cars to allow for emergency vehicles. We appreciate you parking in the designated areas to keep everyone safe.

See the Kinard Event Parking Map below for a detailed layout of parking options.

Can't Attend?

If you are unable to join us for our Incoming 6th Grade Family Night, you can learn about Kinard by:

Click here for enrollment information

Please remember that the School Choice deadline in Poudre School District is Friday, January 19th at 12:00 p.m. All families who would like for their child to attend Kinard must apply through the school choice process.  Students who currently attend PSD Core Knowledge elementary schools (Bethke, O’Dea, Traut, and Zach) and live within the district boundaries receive first priorityfor admission through the school choice process due to the programmatic connection as Core Knowledge schools. You can read more about school choice in PSD here: PSD School Choice policy.  Information about the 2018-19 school choice timeline and process can be found on the PSD School Choice Website