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CHAIN EXPLORATION CENTER

A Community of Passionate Educators and Learners

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OUR MISSION

Our mission is to provide a place where children explore their passions and gain a strong educational foundation through project-based learning in a collaborative community.

CEC SWAG SHOP SPONSORED BY OUR PARENT TEACHER GROUP

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The school store is now open! Stop by our shop on bonfire to see the variety of swag available: hats, t-shirts, mugs, masks, and more!

FAQS

You’ve Got Questions. We’ve Got Answers

HOW MUCH IS SCHOOL TUITION?

The Chain Exploration Center is part of the School District of Waupaca and is free to all applicants.

WHAT IS A CHARTER SCHOOL?

A charter school is a public school, open to all students, offering creative instructional techniques to deliver the curriculum.  In Wisconsin, there are currently 239 charter schools in operation.

HOW DOES THE LOTTERY WORK AND WHY?

State law requires charter schools that receive applications beyond the enrollment cap to hold a lottery per grade level. Each year the Chain Exploration Center accepts 18 students per grade level in grades 4K-3 and 20 students per grade level in grades 4-8. There is one lottery that is held after the registration window closes. If a lottery is necessary, it will be a public event open to applicants and families.

HOW AND WHERE DO I ENROLL?

Application periods are: 

Currently enrolled School District of Waupaca students -- The first Monday in February - March 15th

Applications can be found online and at the Chain Exploration Center Front Office.  If more students apply than spots available per grade level, a lottery will be held.


 

WHAT GRADE LEVELS ARE SERVED AT THE CHAIN EXPLORATION CENTER?

The Chain Exploration Center serves grades 4K- 8th.

Can’t find the answer you were looking for? Let us know and we’ll look into it.

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