Enrollment

Last Updated: 8/4/2021 2:00 PM

 

Welcome to Sidney City Schools! If you are new to the district or re-enrolling after attending another school district, please be sure to follow the instructions for NEW ENROLLMENT below. 

 

Sidney City Schools utilizes PowerSchool Enrollment Express, an online enrollment process. All traditional enrollment information—contact, emergency medical, agreements, etc.—is collected online through PowerSchool Enrollment Express. forms - contact, emergency medical, agreements, etc. Students will not receive teacher assignments or class schedules until online enrollment is complete. 

 

Anyone requiring direct assistance in completing the online enrollment process may visit the Board of Education office (750 S Fourth Avenue) during its regular business hours, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm.

 

NEW ENROLLMENT

  1. Please complete the pre-registration form. https://ecollect.accelaschool.com/sidneyoh
  2. Once the pre-registration form is complete, someone from Sidney City Schools will be calling you with the next steps.
  3. Please begin gathering the following documents that will be required for enrollment of all students:
  • Parent/Guardian Photo ID
  • Child's Birth Certificate
  • Proof of Residency (mortgage, lease agreement, phone/water/utility bill, pay stub)
  • Proof of Custody (if applicable)
  • Immunization Records (up to date in accordance with state guidelines)
  • Signed Request of Records (if transferring from another school) 

 

These additional documents will be required for preschool students only.

  • Medical Statement (signed by doctor) - download here
  • Dental Statement (signed by dentist) - download here
  • Proof of Income for each Working Adult in the Household (W2, tax return, or 4 consecutive pay stubs, JFS statements)

 

TRANSFER STUDENT ENROLLMENT

If you are transferring to the district after attending school elsewhere, please follow the instructions above for NEW ENROLLMENT. 

 

CURRENT STUDENT ANNUAL ENROLLMENT UPDATE

All parents/students are required to review their forms each year online and sign off on the information within the PowerSchool Public Portal. Please access your PowerSchool Parent account from a computer and select FORMS from the menu on the left.  

https://sidney.ps.nwoca.org/public/home.html

 

PRESCHOOL ENROLLMENT

Families who are NEW to Whittier Early Childhood Center begin the registration process by completing the pre-registration form at bit.ly/WECC21-22

 

  1. Once you have completed the pre-registration form online, a Whittier Early Childhood Center staff member will call to confirm your interest and provide an overview of the next steps to complete the online enrollment process. 
  2. When online enrollment forms are complete, WECC will call to schedule a screening time for your child. 
  3. Additionally, the preschool enrollment process requires the following pieces of information for permanent records to be brought to your child's screening appointment:
  • Parent/Guardian Photo ID
  • Child’s Birth Certificate
  • Proof of Residency - mortgage, lease/rental agreement, phone/water/utility bill, pay stub
  • Immunization Record - shots must be up to date in accordance with the state guidelines
  • Proof of Custody (as applicable)

 

These additional documents will be required for preschool students only.

  • Medical Statement (signed by a doctor) - download here
  • Dental Statement (signed by a dentist) - download here
  • Proof of Income for each Working Adult in the Household (W2, tax return, or 4 consecutive pay stubs, JFS statements)

 

Preschool Registration Fee
All typically developing children who take part in the preschool program will be asked to pay a registration fee of $25, due at the time of registration.

 


OPEN ENROLLMENT

 

Sidney City Schools accepts open enrollment applications for all grades, K-12, if space allows.

 

  • Interested families must first fill out an open enrollment application, which can be printed from the link below or picked up at the Board of Education Office.
  • Sidney City Schools Open Enrollment Application
  • This application must be completed and signed by the custodial/residential parent and be submitted to the Board of Education Office.
  • Open Enrollment applications will be reviewed by the building principal who makes the acceptance decision.
  • Applicants will receive notification if their application is accepted or denied. 

 

Further questions about Open Enrollment into the Sidney City School district can be directed to Fran Miller at 937-497-2200, or by email at fran.miller@sidneycityschools.org. 


CHANGE OF ADDRESS/PHONE

 

If your child's contact information should change throughout the school year, it's important you notify their school. You can call or email your child's school office at your convenience. If your address changes, you may be asked to resubmit proof of residency documentation. 

 

It is important that the school has up-to-date records on your child for the purpose of emergency notifications, school closings/delays, communication regarding grade cards, etc. 

 


WITHDRAWAL OF STUDENT

 

If you intend to withdraw your child from Sidney City Schools, please contact your child's building secretary or principal to notify them of your intent to withdraw. It is important we receive a records request from your child's new school before we officially withdraw them.  


 

CENTRAL REGISTRATION AT
SIDNEY CITY SCHOOLS

 

Beth Houts
Central Registration Clerk
937-497-2200
beth.houts@sidneycityschools.org

 

 

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