New Student Enrollment

New Student Enrollment

All Niles New Student Registration is conducted online via FinalForms
Kindergarten registrants for next year must be age 5 by September 30, 2024
Mini Dragons Preschool registrants for next year must be age 4 by August 1, 2024

Getting Started
Click on the following document to open instructions regarding how to create your parent account and register your student: Parent Playbook-New Student.pdf

Create your FinalForms Parent Account
Click the following link to open the parent portal

Click the blue NEW ACCOUNT button (as shown below) to begin creating your account
You MAY already have a FinalForms account that you used to submit online forms for academics or athletics at the High School or Middle School; if so, you should register your NEW student by clicking the blue ADD STUDENT button that is available when you log into your FinalForms Parent Account

Complete the following steps to register your child:

Please be sure to select the correct school year when enrolling your child.

1. Add your Student
Click the blue ADD STUDENT button (as shown below) to begin registering your child
Note: Student's Legal Name must be full name as shown on child's birth certificate
2. Complete ALL Required Forms
Once you click UPDATE STUDENT in your account you will see a list of student forms in the left hand margin of your page

Each form must include Parent/Guardian Signature and be submitted by clicking the blue SUBMIT FORM button at the bottom of each form's page (as shown below). Once completed, the form will change from pink to green. If you do not sign and submit, the information on the form you entered will be lost and you will have to start over.

3. Provide Required Documentation

Click the Manage Documents button in your account (as shown below) to upload your child's required documents OR contact us at the number listed in Option 4 to schedule an appointment to bring in your documents
No documents should be taken to the school buildings unless our office specifically instructs you to do so
The following documents are required:
  • Child's Original Birth Certificate
  • Child's Immunization Record
  • 2 Forms of Proof of Residency
  • Photo ID or Parent/Guardian
  • Court/Custody Documentation, if applicable. Applications for custody changes must be filed in and stamped by the court; final custody orders must be signed by the judge/magistrate. Documents notarized only are not acceptable.
  • Most Recent IEP/ETR/MFE, if applicable
4. Your child's registration in Niles City Schools is NOT COMPLETE until you submit ALL FORMS for your child AND provide ALL required documentation. Our office will contact you if any additional information is needed. Once we approve the registration, your child's file will be sent to their building of attendance.

5. You will be contacted by your child's school building regarding their start date, schedule, etc.
If you have questions regarding that information, please contact your child's school building directly

Acceptable Proofs of Residency

Please open the following form to see our Acceptable Proofs of Residency: 

Acceptable Proofs of Residency.pdf

Depending on your residency situation, you may be required to produce a notarized Residency Affidavit, Certificate of Tenancy, or Certificate of Dual Residency found below:

Notary Services available for Proof of Residency Affidavits

  • Notary services are available in our Central Registration Office for proof of residency affidavits or certifications, by appointment, at no charge
  • Affidavit forms can be provided at your appointment
  • To schedule an appointment, call (330) 989-5095 ext 4002 or email us at [email protected]
  • Documents needing notarized should NOT be signed prior to appearing before the Notary
  • All individuals signing documents must appear in person before the notary with their Photo ID

According to Ohio law, all kindergarten students must have the following immunizations prior to starting school.  Students who are not completely immunized will be excluded from school. 
  • 5 doses of DTaP vaccine
  • 4 doses of Polio vaccine 
  • 2 doses of MMR vaccine
  • 3 doses of Hepatitis B vaccine
  • 2 doses of Varicella/Chickenpox vaccine
Child Find
Niles City School District offers special education services for children ages 3-21. If you are concerned with the development of your child aged 3-5 and you are interested in educational services, please contact the Niles City School District's Office for the Education of Exceptional Children at (330) 989-5095, ext. 4012.


Registration Questions & Appointments
330-989-5095 ext. 4002

Tuition Rates

Residents of Niles City School District are entitled to a tuition-free public education in our district. There may be extenuating circumstances in which a parent/guardian of a student who is not a resident of our district wishes to pursue enrollment as a paid Tuition student.

The FY24 Tuition Rates are as follows and will be updated once the FY25 Tuition Rates are available:
FY23 In-State Tuition Rate (paid by parent/guardian) $3,783.85
FY23 Out of State Tuition Rate (paid by parent/guardian) $10,341.96

If you are interested in enrolling your child into Niles City Schools as a Tuition student, please email your request to [email protected]
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