Open Enrollment


2018-2019 Open Enrollment Application Procedures


Open Enrollment applications will be accepted from March 1, 2018 through March 29, 2018 for all students in grades KG -12 next year

No applications will be accepted after 3:00 p.m. March 29, 2018

  • Open to eligible students within the State of Ohio
  • Due to class sizes, open enrollment will be on a limited basis for the 2018-2019 school year  
  • Open enrollment is approved for one (1) school year only and you must re-apply for open enrollment each school year; a notice to reapply will be mailed to you in February of each year
  • Transportation of students accepted under open enrollment is the sole responsibility of the parent/guardian
  • Athletic eligibility for students in grades 9-12 transferring to another school district through open enrollment is determined by the Ohio High School Athletic Association.  Please contact the Niles City Schools Athletic Director for eligibility information at (330) 652-9968, ext. 0061
  • To apply for Open Enrollment, you must first complete an Open Enrollment Packet

    • Open Enrollment Packets are available on the right of this page under FORMS
    • You may also pick up a packet at the Central Registration Office located in the Niles Board of Education at 309 N. Rhodes Avenue

    Verification of Registration in your Home/Resident School District

    • Your Open Enrollment Packet includes a Verification of Registration form
    • You must go to the office of your home/resident school district, register the student, and obtain a school official's signature on the form
    • You must present the signed form to our office when bringing in your completed Open Enrollment packet 

    Registration in Niles City Schools

    • You must bring your completed Open Enrollment Packet to the Central Registration Office located in the Niles Board of Education at 309 N. Rhodes Aveue 
    • Registration hours are 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
    • You may also make an appointment to register by calling (330) 989-5095 ext 4002 

    Packets must be completed in their entirety before they will be accepted and must include the following:

    • Open Enrollment Application
    • Verification of Registration Form
    • Student Registration Form
    • Ethnicity Questionnaire
    • Consent to Release Records
    • Emergency Medical Form

    You must provide the following documents before your application will be accepted: 

    • Child’s Original Birth Certificate
    • Child’s Immunization Records
    • Two Proofs of Residency (see Acceptable Proofs of Residency under FORMS)
    • Custody/Court Documentation, if applicable
    • Most recent IEP/ETR, if applicable
    • Photo ID of Parent/Guardian

    Open Enrollment packets must be hand delivered to our Central Registration Office by 3:00 p.m. on March 29, 2018 and may not be mailed, faxed, or emailed. Incomplete packets will NOT be accepted.

    Application Status Notification

  • Applicants in grades 1-12 will be notified of the District's decision by June 8, 2018
  • Kindergarten applicants will be placed on a waiting list and notified of their approval in August, 2018

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