Robbinsdale Area Schools

Registration Information

Opt-In to Full-Time Distance Learning

The 281 Distance Learning School is a 100% distance learning option for the 2020-2021 school year. Any family currently enrolled in Robbinsdale Area Schools may choose this option for their student(s). The registration deadline for 281 Distance Learning School has been removed.

As we begin our Smart Start school year in Distance Learning PLUS, students will remain in their enrolled in their usual school, with their assigned teacher(s). 281 Distance Learning School will begin for registered elementary students on November 9; secondary students have the option of starting November 9 or January 26 (second semester).

Who Should Use Form

Please submit this form once for each student.

  • Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE)
  • Kindergarten through 12th Grade, or
  • Robbinsdale Transition Center

This form should NOT be used by parents/guardians with students in:

  • Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE)
  • Early Adventures or other Preschool programs
  • Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK)  held at the elementary schools 

Additional Questions?

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions by clicking the grey button below.

Family and Student Commitment

The commitment to 281 Distance Learning School is November 9, 2020 through January 22, 2021 and/or second semester (January 24 - June 9).

If you’ve already registered for 281 Distance Learning School and would like to change your registration for your student(s), please complete the elementary form or secondary form

Magnet school students will retain their seat at their magnet school.

281 Distance Learning School is staffed by licensed teachers from throughout the district.