Student Enrollment Center

115 S. Ludlow St.
Dayton, Ohio, 45402
(937) 542-5555
Open Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 4 PM
Free Parking in lot behind building
NOTE: You must first MAKE AN APPOINTMENT ONLINE OR CALL (937) 542-5555

The Student Enrollment Center is a one-stop shop for registering your child at Dayton Public Schools. Your child will begin an exciting, educational adventure in a district with innovative academic offerings and enriched learning opportunities. Students are guided by dedicated teachers and a caring staff who are ready to help them succeed. But, to start your adventure, you must ENROLL!

Register today

Necessary Documents

Bring along the necessary documents to complete the registration process quickly. Only a parent or legal guardian may register a student. A legal guardian must provide legal documentation of guardianship. Here are the documents you need whether you are new to the district or returning to Dayton Public Schools:

  1. Child's birth certificate
  2. Child’s shot records

Effective August 1, 2019, all Parent/Guardian(s) must provide a Primary AND Secondary Proof of Address for Enrollment and Change of Address.  Listed below are the acceptable documents.
All documents listed below must include the custodial parent/legal guardian's:
First and Last Name
-Complete Address
-Dated within 60 days of parent’s visit to the Student Enrollment Center or Assigned School
​-NO Secondary Proof of Address is needed if the Lease Agreement is issued within 60 days

Acceptable Documents

-Lease Agreement (must include landlord and tenant signatures)
-Mortgage Statement (dated within 60 days)
-Proof of Purchase
-Property Tax Bill

SECONDARY PROOF OF ADDRESS (must be within 60 days)
Utility Bill (Water, Electric, Gas, Propane, Cable)
Paycheck Stub
Court Document
Change of Address 
Documentation on Employer’s Letterhead verify address
Job & Family Services Documentation
Social Security Statement
Shelter LetterParent’s valid photo I.D. that includes his/her signature (must not be expired)

4.  Proof of grade level (report card, progress report, transcript, withdrawal form)

5.  Custody documentation (if applicable-custody given by court that is court-stamped and signed by magistrate or judge, or custody given by accredited agency. The state of Ohio does not recognize a notarized statement for custody.)

6.  Child care provider’s name, address and phone number (grades K-8 only)

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