Enrollment

New Student Registration

Who needs to complete NEW Student Registration?

  • 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 apply through the district’s School Readiness Department. Details about our PreK programs, including FAQ, can be found on the School Readiness Department webpage.

Two Steps for PreK Enrollment

  • First Step: APPLY for PreK programs with School Readiness Department.  
    • Receive PreK Acceptance Letter from Huntsville City School Readiness Department.
  • Second Step: Complete HCS ENROLLMENT process on HCS website.

New Student Registration Steps

Step 1: Complete New Student Registration

NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION 2023-2024 - NEW Kindergarten Registration and NEW Students to the HCS District 

New Student Registration 2023-24 (English) | New Student Registration 2023-24 (Spanish)

New Student Registration 2022-23:

New Student Registration 2022-23 (English) | New Student Registration 2022-23 (Spanish)

Step 2: Contact the Enrolling School

Contact the Enrolling School to verify the submission of or provide the required documentation below to complete the enrollment process.

Contact the school office once you have submitted the online registration to confirm/complete the enrollment process.

You will need to provide the following if you did not upload to the registration record:

Custodial Documentation (if applicable) Age Verification Documentation (Example: Birth Certificate) Parent/Guardian Photo ID (Example: Driver's License) Immunization Record Withdrawal forms (if any) from previous school

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

HCS Student Enrollment Reference Guide

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.

  • 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:
      • A home visit by a school official is REQUIRED to verify residency.
      • The school must verify all documentation received by completing the Shared Residence Affidavit Checklist.
      • Both parties must sign the affidavit provided for download below or from the school.
      • The parent/guardian must complete the Student Residency Statement.
      • The parent/guardian must provide an official current document addressed to them at that address.
      • The owner/renter of the property shall provide two current valid documents as proofs of residence (lease/deed/mortgage AND utility/cable/phone bill).
      • A home visit by a school official is REQUIRED to verify residency.
      • New Shared Residence Packet with Affidavit.pdf
      • New Shared Residence Packet with Affidavit (Spanish).pdf
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.


Returning Student Registration

Who will complete a Returning Student Registration?

  • Students currently attending a Huntsville City School who will be progressing to the next grade level at another school.  Information will be transferred automatically by the school your student is currently attending.
  • Students currently attending a Huntsville City School in regular PreK and above 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.

Returning Student Registration Steps:

Step 1: Complete Returning Student Registration

Links for 2023-2024:

Returning Student Registration 2023-24 (English) | Returning Student Registration 2023-24 (Spanish)

Links for 2022-2023:

Returning student registration requires a snapcode to access the record.  Snapcodes are emailed on Fridays to the addresses we have on file for custodial guardians. Please contact the school for assistance. 

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

Step 2: Documentation (If Necessary)

If necessary, provide any documentation required to support changes made to student information (Example: change of address/proof of residence) to the enrolling school.  You may upload or email scanned copies of the documents or snapshots taken by phone (please be sure the snapshot is not blurry and displays the whole document).  If you choose to email the documents, please contact the school for the appropriate email address.

  • 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
  • New Shared Residence Packet with Affidavit.pdf
  • New Shared Residence Packet with Affidavit (Spanish).pdf

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


Additional Student Enrollment Information:

Pre-K Registration

Please apply at the School Readiness Department webpage.

Registration for Huntsville Virtual Academy

Please visit the Huntsville Virtual Academy page to enroll for the 2021-2022 school year.

PowerSchool Enrollment Help Links

Before calling the school with questions regarding completing the online registration, please see if you can find answers at one of the following links. 

Quick Links for your Questions

  1. I forgot my password.
  2. I am unable to submit my form.
  3. I received an error "Snapcode Associated with a Different Family Account."
  4. I received an error "An Unexpected Problem Has Occurred."
  5. I have not received a Snapcode

Quick Links for Your Questions (Spanish)

  1. I forgot my password (Spanish)
  2. I am unable to submit my form (Spanish)
  3. I received an error "Snapcode Associated with a Different Family Account" (Spanish)
  4. I received an error "An Unexpected Problem Has Occurred" (Spanish)
  5. I have not received a Snapcode

For technical support in Spanish, visit:  PowerSchool Enrollment for Spanish Speaking Families

School Zone Locator

Access the Locator

Click here to access the School Zone Locator.

School Zone Locator Help Guide Download With Images:

Find My School Instructions_.pdf

Step-by-Step Instructions:

  1. Click on the "School Zone Locator" link above.
  2. You will be taken to another website and should see a map of Huntsville, Alabama, and the zone lines for all of the elementary schools in Huntsville City Schools.
  3. To search for the schools zoned for your address, place your mouse cursor over the blue "Tools" button.
  4. Select "Find My School." This will cause a window to appear on the right side of your screen.
  5. In that new window, please input your correct street address.
  6. Click the "Find" button. [Please note: you do not need to input any other information besides your street address].
  7. If you entered a valid Huntsville, Alabama address, you should see the three schools zoned for your address.
  8. If you received the "Address not found" message, please check to ensure that you used your correct street address. If you used the correct street address and still received this message, please contact Huntsville City Schools at (256) 428-6892

Enrollment Support for Spanish Speaking Families

If you require assistance with registration and procedures, please call the Spanish Bilingual Support Google Voice Phone, available 19 Hours Per Week:

EL Parent Message Line 256-963-9829.

Other languages

Contact Ann Marie Batista at 256-963-9814 or email  Ms. Batista to request Telephonic Interpreter tool.

Other languages

Contact Ann Marie Batista at 256-963-9814 or email Ms. Batista to request Telephonic Interpreter tool.

Additional Enrollment Resources

Visit the HCS Magnet Programs webpage to find information regarding applying for a magnet program.

Visit the HCS Majority to Minority webpage to find information regarding applying for a majority to minority transfer.

Visit the Extended Learning webpage to find information regarding after school care.

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