Registration for All New Students (Pre-K to Grade 12)

Registration for All New Students (Pre-K to Grade 12)

Registration for All New Students


FOR 2019-2020 IS NOW OPEN.




Click HERE to download and print the application. 




We are pleased you have chosen to educate your child in the Vermilion Local School District. To begin your child's enrollment, please click the link at the left side of this page and complete the pre-registration information online.  If you do not have access to a computer, Ritter Public Library, 5680 Liberty Avenue, has computers available for public use.   Please carefully read the information below to ensure accurancy.  

SPECIAL NOTE:  Children must be 5 years old by September 30 to enroll in Kindergarten.


Step 1: WHAT YOU WILL NEED:  Address and phone numbers for all parents/guardians as well as primary contacts for the student; names and phone numbers for emergency contacts and medical doctors or dentists.  

Step 2: COMPLETE ALL SECTIONS OF THE ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION. You may save your work at any time and return later, if necessary.  Make sure to record your username and password for later use. 

Step 3: At the end of the online pre-registration process you will be asked to schedule an appointment to finalize your child’s registration.   At the time of your appointment, you are required to provide all required documentation.  Failure to provide these documents will delay your child’s registration and start date.


GUARDIANSHIP:  To verify guardianship or custody, the following are the only acceptable proofs:

  • A certified, time-stamped court order indicating custody together with any modification (3313.672.ORC) attached to the Custody Form
  • A time-stamped notice of the application for appointment of guardianship from probate court (valid for 60 days) attached to the Custody Pending Form
  • A certified copy of court placement orders for foster children attached to the Foster Children Form

A letter from current guardian giving temporary custody is NOT acceptable. Any changes or modifications in the custody orders accepted at time of registration must also be submitted. These requirements are in compliance with Section 3313.672 of the Ohio Revised Code. 

Additional required documents - examples of acceptable documents are below: 

  • Two (2) proofs of residency
  • Original birth certificate
  • Immunization records
  • Certified copy of any court order establishing custody or guardianship (court time/date stamp and signed by judge)
  • Current Special Education Records – IEP and MFE
  • Recent Report Card or Interim Report (K-8)
  • Recent Report Card and/or Unofficial transcript (9-12)
  • Custodial Parent/Guardian proof of identity/photo ID
  • Proof of Identity Parent/Guardian must provide a passport/driver’s license or a state picture I.D. as proof of identity.
    Affidavit of Residency This must be submitted with documents proving residency(e.g. utility bills, rental agreement, etc.). For the protection of all residents it is the obligation of parents/guardians seeking to enroll a student to prove they legally and primarily reside in the Vermilion Local School District. The district will NOT enroll without adequate proof of residency. You will be required a minimum of two documents, or as necessary to fulfill the residency requirement. 
    Student’s Birth Certificate Original or certified copy of birth certificate. In lieu of a birth certificate, a birth affidavit, a passport or an attested transcript of a passport filed with a registrar of passports at a point of entry of the United States showing the date and place of birth of the student. Please bring the original document.  
    Student’s Complete Immunization Records The immunization/school health questionnaire is included. A copy of immunization records from the doctor’s office or health department fulfills immunization requirements for registration.
    Student Records Please bring a report card or interim report for grades K-8. Current class schedules for grades 8-12 and a report card and copy of unofficial high school transcript for grades 9-12.
    Special Education If applicable, copies of the following documents must be presented: Multi-Factored Evaluation (MFE) or Evaluation Team Report (ETR); Individual Education Program (IEP); 504 Plan.
    A Certified Copy of any Court Order If applicable, you must bring a certified copy of any court document establishing Custody or Guardianship from Domestic Relations Court, Probate Court, Juvenile Court, or any other Court of competent jurisdiction which has issued an order regarding the custody of the student(s) being registered.
    Proof of Residency First item for proof of residency must be from the five items listed below:
    1. Rental Agreement signed by landlord and renter along with landlord contact information
    2. Purchase Agreement signed by all parties closing date and letter from realtor confirming occupancy
    3. Construction contract signed by all concerned parties
    4. Homeowner Mortgage Statement or coupon
    5. Homeowners Deed
    Second item for proof of residency must be from the six items listed below:
    1. Homeowners insurance statement/bill
    2. Property tax bill
    3. Most recent pay stub with address
    4. One (1) recent utility bill (electric, water, gas, cable, phone)
    5. Most recent bank statement with address
    6. Letter of verification of utility service (water, gas or electric)
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