New and Returning Students
  • Welcome to the Dallas ISD Enrollment page. We are excited that you have chosen to educate your child in Dallas ISD and want to ensure that we make the enrollment process as clear and seamless as possible. Read below for information on who can enroll in Dallas ISD, how to enroll in Dallas ISD and what you will need to complete your enrollment.

  • HOW TO ENROLL IN DALLAS ISD

  • Online Icon

    Parents and guardians with an existing Parent Portal/Unified Classroom account and valid email address may register online at  https://dallasisd.powerschool.com/public/ using their email address as the PowerSchool ID and Happy123! as the temporary password.

    To create a NEW Parent Portal/Unified Classroom account, unlock an existing account, or associate new students with an existing account, please contact your local campus or enrollment center to assist with account access and to obtain your student’s Access ID code. To learn more about the Parent Portal/Unified Classroom CLICK HERE!

  • Paper

    Parents and families will need to complete the forms below and deliver them to the student’s assigned campus in order to complete enrollment. If you have any questions or need help with enrollment, please contact your closest enrollment center. For questions or help with pre-k enrollment, please call (214) 932-7735. 

    PAPER ENROLLMENT FORMS

     

     

  • NEW vs. RETURNING STUDENT

                                                                                                              New Student

    A student who is completely new to Dallas ISD, has never attended a Dallas ISD school, or has never received services from Dallas ISD. or has been in school outside of the district for more than five consecutive years.

      • If a NEW student and completing a PAPER APPLICATION go to your student’s assigned campus or Enrollment Center IN PERSON with the required five pieces of documentation to complete the registration/enrollment process. If completing an ONLINE APPLICATION all required documents shall be uploaded with your application. The five pieces of documentation are:
        • Proof of Residency (i.e., utility bill, lease, etc.)
        • Updated immunization records
        • Birth Certificate
        • Student’s Social Security card(If applicable)
        • Previous School records

                                                                                                      Returning Student   

    Returning students are students who are coming back to Dallas ISD.

      • If a RETURNING student and completing a PAPER APPLICATION, go to your student’s assigned campus or Enrollment Center IN PERSON with the following documentation to complete the registration/enrollment process:
        • Proof of Residency (i.e., utility bill, lease, etc.)
      • If a RETURNING student and completing an ONLINE APPLICATION, please upload proof of residency with your online application.
  • YOUR LEGAL RIGHT TO ENROLL IN A PUBLIC SCHOOL

    Students ages 5 to 21 who have not graduated from high school are entitled to a free public education in Dallas schools if they meet the age requirements for enrollment on Sept. 1. Students over the age of 21 can enroll into a Dallas ISD High School if required by law. They must reside within the district's attendance boundaries and provide satisfactory evidence of required immunizations. Or apply for an out of district transfer, for more information on out of district applications visit www.dallasisd.org/studenttransfers.

    • Students receiving special education services may continue to be enrolled in school until they are 22 years of age on or before Sept. 1 of the current school year.
    • To be enrolled in a prekindergarten program, a child must be at least 4 years of age on or before Sept. 1 of the current school year and meet one of the following criteria:
      • be unable to speak and comprehend English
      • come from a family whose income, according to the standards set by the State Board of Education, is at or below the subsistence level established by the state of Texas and according to federal guidelines
      • be eligible for services for the homeless
    • Federal law ensures that all students have equal access to basic public education regardless of race, color, national origin, citizenship, immigration status, or the status of their parents or guardians.