Due to Social Distancing, all enrollments are currently being conducted virtually.  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 reply to the email at least one hour prior to your appointment with all of the required enrollment documents.

    For questions regarding Enrollment, please email centralenrollment@columbus.k12.oh.us

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  • Please review the Enrollment Information below and then click on the Speedy Pass button.


    Click the Speedy Pass button and Begin Your Online Enrollment! 

    Click here to Access Speedy Pass

Enrollment Information

  • 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 new 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 Central Enrollment FAQ sheet. 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.


  • Enrollment for the 2020-2021 School Year

    Middle School and High School enrollment appointments for the 2020-2021 school year will begin on January 2, 2020.

    Elementary School (K-5) enrollment appointments will begin on February 3, 2020.

    Families must complete the Online Registration to schedule their appointment.  

    Due to social distancing for COVID-19, enrollment appointments are being conducted virtually at your scheduled appointment time.  Families will receive an email at least one day prior to their appointment with instructions and an invitation to join a virtual enrollment meeting online.

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Contact Us

  • The Central Enrollment Center building is currently closed, but enrollments are still conducted through an online approach.

    If you have questions, please email centralenrollment@columbus.k12.oh.us

    Central Enrollment Center
    430 Cleveland Ave.
    Columbus, Ohio 43215

    Hours of Operation:
    By Appointment
    Monday - Friday  8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


    Central Enrollment Nurse Hours for TB referral/reading:
    Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

    Phone: 614-221-3228