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Registration & Enrollment

When is New Student Registration?

New student registration for the 2020-21 school year:

  • Kindergarten registration is July 28, 2020 at the appropriately zoned school sites.
  • New student registration begins July 30 at the appropriately zoned school.
  • Title I Pre-Kindergarten Registration August 17-20 – Individual Appointments scheduled by PreK teachers
How do I learn which school my children will attend?

Use My School Locator to search for schools based on address.

What Information do I need to bring with me to enroll my child?

All new students, including kindergarten students, MUST have a certified birth certificate, an up-to-date Louisiana health card, and proof of residence. New students in Grades 1–12 must bring previous school records.

What to Bring…

  • Photo ID (Driver’s license, State issued ID, or Military ID)
  • Student’s original, state issued birth certificate
  • Current Louisiana Immunization Record (example)
  • Proof of Residence with your name and address
Student Residency Verification Requirements for 2020-2021 Registration

ALL students must submit the following in order to be enrolled in the Bossier Parish School District:

  1. One (1) current utility bill showing the physical address for service within the District; AND
  2. One (1) of the following that shows location of residence within the District:
    • Property tax records; or
    • Mortgage documents or property deed; or
    • Apartment or home lease or, if no lease, a Declaration of Residence Form (see school registrar for form)
  3. If the student resides with a legal guardian (court appointed) the court decree must be provided.

ALL students residing with or without a parent /legal guardian in the residence of another adult (1) may submit the documentation listed above to show that the residence is owned or leased by that other adult AND (2) both parent/legal guardian and the property owner/lessee must sign a federal court declaration provided by the school.

If these documents are not available or cannot be readily verified, the registration will be referred to the Residency Verification Committee which may conduct an investigation, including but not limited to an unannounced home visit, to confirm residency for assignment to the proper attendance zone school.

Students without a verified residency within the school’s attendance zone will be temporarily enrolled pending a residency determination by the Residency Verification Committee. In that case, further notice will be provided.

ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE SCHOOL AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION.

For further information: See Board Policy JBC and/or call Yolanda Jefferson 549-5037 or Courtney Harvey 549-5034

Download the NEW STUDENT Registration form for students who are new to the district.  Completed forms can be taken to the office at the student's new school.