Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment

Niles City Schools is accepting Open Enrollment Applications for the 2021-2022 school year from March 1, 2021 through March 31, 2021


Current Open Enrollment Students
To reapply for open enrollment for next year, parents/guardians MUST complete our online 21-22 OE REAPPLY Application by March 31, 2021
  • Paper open enrollment applications will not be available
  • Families with current open enrollment students attending Niles must reapply for OE every year
    • Letters were mailed February 1st with reapplying instructions
  • You must submit one application for each student
  • You will NOT be able to reapply after the March 31st deadline
  • To reapply, click the following link that will take you to the OE REAPPLY APPLICATIONhttps://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScg3SXrzyAqpdetrbQQMahUGfpmUW1w0kxHJlt7D0Ud0-lYJQ/viewform
  • All families reapplying must mail or drop off one current proof of residency to our Central Registration Department located at 309 N. Rhodes Ave. Niles, OH 44446
    • Providing a current proof of residency is required every year you reapply
    • Proof of Residency must be received or postmarked by March 31, 2021 or your OE application may not be accepted

NEW Open Enrollment Applicants
Parents/guardians MUST complete our online 21-22 NEW OE Application by March 31, 2021
  • Paper open enrollment applications will not be available
  • You must submit one application for each student
  • You will NOT be able to submit applications after March 31st
  • To apply for Open Enrollment, click the following link that will take to you the NEW OE APPLICATION: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdVE_-DXfG11toP9G-IE8Vi-LukME4FeiyLWkymRIMOoDNCpA/viewform
    • Applications may NOT be submitted after the March 31st deadline
    • In addition to submitting your application, you must also register the student as Open Enrollment via our new Online Registration portal by March 31st
      • NEW OE must be registered, current OE reapplying do NOT need to register again
      • To register, please go to the Online Registration page of this website
      • When registering your child, please be sure to indicate "YES, you are applying for open enrollment" on your child's enrollment form
      • Your child's registration is not complete AND your OE application cannot be accepted until your online registration is approved and the following documents have been provided:
        • Birth Certificate
        • Immunization Records
        • Parent/Guardian Photo ID
        • Two Proofs of Residency from the Acceptable Proofs of Residency list
        • Custody/Court/Placement documentation, if applicable
        • Most recent IEP/ETR, if applicable

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 2021-2022 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
Approval Notification
  • Grade 1-12 applicants will be notified of their approval by June 4, 2021 via email to the parent/guardian
  • KG applicants are placed on a waiting list and may not be notified until August, 2021
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