FAQ FOR ENROLLMENT AT CROSSROADS CHARTER ACADEMY
215 N. State Street
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Phone: 231-796-9041, ext. 273 Fax: 231-527-1468
The CCA Application packets for K-6 and 7-12 students are on the website:
www.ccabr.org or are available in the Central Office. School of Choice does not apply to Crossroads as our district is the whole State of Michigan so any student can attend providing there is a place in the grade quested. Charter Schools are allowed to set the size limit of classrooms. If the grade level is full, the student goes on a waiting list until an opening occurs. Waiting List students are notified immediately throughout the school year when an opening becomes available. We encourage families to take the opening if they want their student to attend Crossroads, and it is prior to the 4th quarter of the school year.
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We do not provide transportation because our school district is the whole State of Michigan. Families transport their own children or use Big Rapids transit Dial-A-Ride; MOTA—Mecosta Osceola Transit Authority, and carpool. Crossroads owns 2 buses that are used for transporting students to: Career Center, Field Trips, & Sports Events
Yes! It is a Michigan requirement that schools see (and may copy for the student’s file) the original state birth certificate. This is to verify that the child is being enrolled by
the parent/guardian. If other than parents court documentation will be requested.
Crossroads maintains a great staff of Special Education Teachers, Title I Teacher and Paraprofessionals, as well as At Risk Paraprofessionals. All students have access to whatever services may be needed to help them be successful in school. We encourage communication between staff and parents in order to stay informed of concerns and possible need for further testing, and/or services.
Immunizations are required for children to be in school. If parents/guardians do not choose to immunize their child(ren), they must now go to the local health department and go through the process of requesting a waiver. Updated immunization records/or current health department waiver should be given to the school as soon as completed.
We are an MHSAA Member and have a full sports schedule with the WMD League.
Basketball—Boys and Girls
Soccer—Boys and Girls
Track & Field
CCA students take Dual Enrollment classes through FSU at the FSU Campus and
FSU instructors on CCA’s campus, along with Baker College online courses.
CCA students take classes at the Mecosta-Osceola Career Center, usually in the afternoon during CCA’s 5th and 6th periods.
We have a variety of after school clubs and activities that vary from year to year based on student interest including outside groups using our facilities. Currently:
Cross Country Club K-5
Girls On The Run
Parent Teacher Connect Monthly Evening Events
Soccer Cub Club Training
Our Bullying policy is included in the Board of Directors Policy Manual on the website.
The dress code is printed in the Student/Parent Handbook and on our website.
Our discipline policies and procedures are in the Student/Parent Handbook and on our website.
CCA promotes and retains for K-12 students based on administrative/teacher/academic performance/parent input.