Central Enrollment is open all summer to ensure that families can enroll early and have everything in place for their child(ren) to be able to start on the first day of school. Enrolling early will allow transportation to be in place (for those that qualify), schedules to be completed and communications to be received regarding "Back to School" events.
2. Gather Required Enrollment Documents
3. Complete Online Registration/Speedy Pass
4. Schedule a Virtual Enrollment Appointment
- The link to schedule an appointment is found on the last page of the Online Registration.
- Fill out the information and choose a date and time that works for you.
- Prior to your appointment, you will receive a Zoom link via email to log in to your Virtual Enrollment Appointment.
5. Attend Virtual Enrollment Appointment with your Enrollment Specialist
- The Enrollment Specialist will review the Online Registration with you.
- They will enroll your student in the school of address.
- They will upload the required enrollment documents that you have provided.
- They will answer any questions you have about enrolling your child into Columbus City Schools.
6. Following the appointment, you will receive your activation code for the Parent Portal
- The Parent Portal will allow you to view your student's data (such as grades, attendance, schedules...), opt in for transportation (HS ONLY), pay fees, apply for the School Choice Lottery and much, much more.
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: VIRTUAL and On-Site Enrollment Appointments Available
Families who need to complete enrollment, must complete the Online Registration and schedule an appointment. Families will receive an email prior to their appointment with instructions and an invitation to join a virtual enrollment meeting online. Please note: If all of the required documents were not uploaded to the Online Registration prior to scheduling the appointment, a notification of the documents needed will be emailed; the documents must be uploaded and the appointment will need to be rescheduled.
If you require assistance in completing the Online Registration or need access to a computer, please call the appropriate number below to schedule an On Site Enrollment Appointment. You will need to arrive 30 minutes prior to your appointment to complete the Online Registration and upload your documents. Please note: If all required documents are not presented, the appointment will need to be rescheduled.
English - 614-365-4011
All Other Languages (with the exception of Arabic, French, Nepali, Somali, and Spanish) - 614-365-8802
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यदि तपाँईलाई अनलाइन मार्फत दर्ता पूरा गर्न सहयोग चाहिन्छ वा कम्प्युटरमा पहुँच चाहिन्छ भने साइटमै भर्ना गर्नकालागि नियुक्ति (एप्पोइन्मेन्ट) को तय गर्न कृपया आफ्नो भाषा अनुसार तलको उपयुक्त नम्बरमा सम्पर्क गर्नुहोस्।
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We are honored that you’ve chosen to enroll your child in Columbus City Schools. Columbus City Schools has high-quality schools and programs to meet every child’s needs. Whether you’re interested in traditional schools, or alternative schools featuring performing arts, STEM, language immersion, gender-specific, or career-technical programming, you’ll find top-notch schools that will help your child to learn, dream, and succeed.
Our Speedy Pass Online Registration tool makes it easier than ever to enroll your student with Columbus City Schools. To use the Speedy Pass system to fill out the enrollment forms, you may use the button below. At the end of the Speedy Pass process be sure to go to the calendar and select a day and time for an appointment to meet virtually with an Enrollment Specialist.
To the left you can find the school assigned to your address by clicking on Find Your School. Also to the left, you will find pages with additional information to guide you through enrolling your student, as well as other process related to moving and learning within our district.
Students must be 5 years old by September 30th to enroll in kindergarten. Students who are not old enough for kindergarten, but are 4 by September 30th are eligible for Pre-K. If your child is not old enough for kindergarten, and you believe that they are acadmically and socially ready, please visit the Gifted and Talented website for information about the Early Entrance Testing.
Pre-K students must be 4 years old by September 30th. If your child will be 5 years old by September 30th he/she is not eligible for Pre-K but is eligible for Kindergarten.
If you can't find the information you're looking for please review our the Central Enrollment FAQ's. If you still have additional questions please call Central Enrollment at (614) 365-4011, or contact the FACTLine at 614-221-3228 or FACTLine@columbus.k12.oh.us.
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Central Enrollment Center
430 Cleveland Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Extended Hours of Operation for August and September :
By Appointment Only
Monday, Friday and Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Central Enrollment Nurse Hours for TB referral/reading:
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.