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Student Enrollment and Registration

Registration for New Students

Who needs to enroll?

  • Students who will be attending a Huntsville City School for the first time*
  • Students new to the district (they have recently moved into the district or previously attended a private school or home-school)

*Students who wish to attend one of our PreK programs must enroll through the district’s School Readiness Department. Details about our PreK programs, including FAQ, can be found on the School Readiness Department webpage.

Who does not need to enroll?

  • Students currently attending a Huntsville City School who will be progressing to the next grade level at another school do not need to enroll at the new school. Information will be transferred automatically by the school your student is currently attending.
  • Students currently attending a Huntsville City School who will be remaining do not need to re-enroll.
  • Returning Student Registration 'snapcodes' will be made available each spring for students returning the following school year.

Step 1: Complete New Student Registration

NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION  - NEW Kindergarten Registration and NEW Students 

Step 2: Visit the Huntsville City School for which you are enrolling the student.

You will need to provide the following:

  • Age Verification Documentation
  • Parent/Guardian Photo ID
  • Immunization Record
  • Proof of Residence - 
    • The parent/guardian who owns/rents property shall provide two current valid documents as proof of residence (lease/deed/mortgage AND utility/cable/phone bill).
    • Parents/guardians living with another person or family must complete the NEW Shared Residence Packet and provide ALL of the following:
      • The owner/renter of the property shall provide two current valid documents as proofs of residence (lease/deed/mortgage AND utility/cable/phone bill).
      • The parent/guardian must provide an official current document addressed to them at that address. 
      • The parent/guardian must complete the Student Residency Statement.
      • Both parties must sign the affidavit provided for download below or from the school.  
      • The school must verify all documentation received by completing the Shared Residence Affidavit Checklist.
      • A home visit by a school official is REQUIRED to verify residency.

Please see our Student Enrollment Reference Guide for a complete list of acceptable forms of documentation.

You may use the School Zone Locator tool to identify your student’s zoned school.  The SchoolLocator in Powerschool Registration will select your zoned school based on the primary address you enter.

For technical support, visit our PowerSchool Community help center or click “Help” from any form page.

Step 3: Additional resources that may be helpful in assessing your enrollment needs:

  • You can visit the HCS Magnet Programs webpage to find information regarding applying for a magnet program.
  • You can visit the HCS Majority to Minority webpage to find information regarding applying for a majority to minority transfer.
  • You can visit the Extended Learning webpage to find information regarding after school care.

Registration for Returning Students

Step 1: Complete Returning Student Registration - links for 2019-2020.

For technical support, visit our PowerSchool Community help center or click “Help” from any form page.

Step 2: If necessary, visit the Huntsville City School for which you are enrolling the student with documentation to support any changes made to the student information (example: change of address/proof of residence).  

If you have questions regarding your student’s zoned school, please visit Find My School.

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