Student Enrollment Center

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 - Call (937) 542-5555

The best place to start is by clicking right here.

You can also visit our Registration Hub for a quick rundown of helpful information, including transfers, transportation, transcripts and records, and special needs, or visit the Preschool page regarding all things for young learners.

To help make the enrollment process run smoothly, bring along the necessary documents to help 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:

  • Child's birth certificate
  • Child’s shot records
  • Proof of address that includes the parent/guardian's complete name and address and is dated within 60 days (utility bill, lease agreement, mortgage statement, paycheck stub, court order, etc.)
  • Parent’s valid photo I.D. that includes his/her signature (must not be expired)
  • Proof of grade level (report card, progress report, transcript, withdrawal form)
  • 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.)
  • Child care provider’s name, address and phone number (grades K-8 only)

other helpful tools:

Child Care Provider forms: to add, delete or change a child care provider.
     FYI - A Parent/legal guardian must show photo ID when submitting the form at the child's assigned school.
            - Transportation is provided to/from child care provider within 1.5 miles of assigned school. You will be notified of bus stop information within five days.

Change of Address Form: to advise child's school of new address
     FYI - Forms are available during each school's summertime hours (call school to check on hours)
            - Parent/guardian must bring valid photo ID including signature, and an address verification document (utility bill, lease agreement pay stub, etc.)
            - Transportation is provided for elementary and middle school students who live within 1.5 miles of assigned school. You will be notified of route within five days.
            - DPS does not provide transportation for high school students.  If interested, contact the RTA to obtain the appropriate route schedule to your child’s high school. RTA offers special rates for high school passengers during school hours.


Student Enrollment Center
115 S. Ludlow St.
Dayton, Ohio, 45402

Phone: (937) 542-5555

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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