Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment applications

for the 20-21 school year

are now being accepted from 

March 2, 2020 through March 31, 2020 

Open Enrollment Information 

  • Open to eligible students within the State of Ohio
  • Due to class size, open enrollment will be on a limited basis for the 2020-2021 school year
  • Open enrollment is approved for one (1) school year only and you must re-apply for open enrollment each year; a notice to reapply will be mailed to you in February of the following 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, extension 0061

To apply for Open Enrollment, you must first complete an Open Enrollment Packet

  • Packets may be downloaded from this page by clicking the blue link entitled 20-21 Open Enrollment Application under FORMS or picked up at our Central Registration Office, located at 309 N Rhodes Ave in Niles

Packets must be completed in their entirety before your application will be accepted and must include the following forms:

  • Open Enrollment Application
  • Verification of Registration Form
  • Registration Form 
  • Ethnicity Questionnaire
  • Language Usage Survey 
  • Development, Health, and Social History Form (KG only) 
  • Consent to Release Records

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

  • Child's Original Birth Certificate
  • Child's Current Immunization Records
  • Two Proofs of Residency from the Acceptable Proofs of Residency list
  • Custody/Court/Placement Documentation, if applicable
  • Most recent IEP/ETR, if applicable
  • Photo ID of Parent/Guardian 

 Approval Letters for students in grades 1-12 will be mailed on June 5, 2020

 Approval Letters for Kindergarten students may not be sent out until August

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