Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment for the 20-21 School Year is now CLOSED  

Open Enrollment for next school year

  • Intent to Reapply forms for the 2021-2022 school year will be sent to the homes of current open enrollment students on February 1st
  • All families reapplying must provide one current proof of residency with their Intent to Reapply form
  • New Open Enrollment Applications will be accepted at a date yet to be determined

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

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

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 


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