Enrollment Procedures

Welcome to Rockford Public Schools.  We are committed to providing a quality academic program and many opportunities for co-curricular activities.  If you are a new student (or the parent of a new student), we invite you to review the following information. Here are some reasons we believe you will love Rockford Public Schools!

New Student Registration

To begin the enrollment process, print and complete the following forms:

• District Enrollment Request Form

• Release of Information Form

• Medical Information Form

Athletic Form *required for students in grades 9-12 only

 

Through the school year, you will bring the forms and documentation to the school that your child will be attending. District Map

Required Enrollment Documentation

In order to enroll your child(ren) into Rockford Public Schools, we will need the following:

New Student

Proof of residency in Rockford with parent/guardian’s name and residential street address (no P.O. boxes):

You must physically reside within the Rockford Public School District boundaries to be considered a resident. Two items of proof must be provided. Acceptable proof includes 1) your property tax bill AND one utility bill; 2) a current signed rental agreement showing parent/guardian name, address, and contact telephone number; 3) other acceptable proof as determined by district staff.  If you do not reside in our district, you may qualify for admission through schools of choice.

Original birth certificate.

The Michigan Missing Children’s Act (MCL 380.1135) requires that you provide a certified copy of the child’s birth certificate when you are enrolling in school. We will return the certified birth certificate to you. If you do not meet this requirement within 30 days, the school must notify local law enforcement.

Complete immunization records.

If your child is entering a Michigan school for the first time, please have your health care provider complete the immunization portion of the Health Appraisal form, or provide the school with a record showing that your child has received all of the required immunizations. Required Childhood Immunizations for Michigan School Settings

The Health Appraisal form or other proof of immunizations must be returned to the school your child will be attending on or before the first day your child attends school.

 

OTHER FORMS AND RESOURCES

Before and After Care (BAC)

Food Service (go to “Pay on Account” to create account)

Please visit the Nursing Services Webpage for other health-related forms and protocols

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