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Welcome to the Lorain City Schools!


There’s never been a better time to enroll in the Lorain City Schools! Your child will benefit from a personalized education, fine arts programming, championship athletics, state-of-the art buildings with the latest climate control and security features, college credit and career-tech credentialing, preschool and free, all-day Kindergarten.

Our district provides families with an array of wraparound services at no cost, regardless of your financial situation. This includes free breakfast and lunch, no school fees, and a shuttle to appointments at our Mercy Clinic located inside Washington Elementary.


COVID-19 GUIDELINES DURING REGISTRATION

COVID-safe procedures will be in place to keep our visitors and staff safe during the registration process:

  • Face masks are required
  • Sanitize hands upon entry at the sanitizing station
  • 6' social distancing must be maintained

To ensure the process goes smoothly, the following procedures will be in place:

  • Only parents/guardians are required for the registration process. Please do not bring children, family members, etc. unless it is absolutely necessary.
  • Three families can be served at a time.
  • Lorain City Schools staff and signage will help direct you through the registration process.

WHAT TO BRING TO REGISTER YOUR CHILD

Be sure to bring the following documents with you to register your child:
  • Proof of Birth or Foreign Documentation of Birth 
  • Immunization Records
  • Social Security Number - optional 
  • Custody/Divorce Papers if they apply
  • Proof of Residency (See examples below)
  • Utility Bill - most recent - 30 days
  • Emergency contact information - trusted adults the school can contact if parents/guardians cannot be reached (Download an EMA form)
PROOF OF RESIDENCY 
  • Utility Bill (gas, electric, water, cable) 
  • Voter Registration Card
  • Bank Statement 
  • Government Check
  • Paycheck
  • Property Taxes 
  • Current housing rental contract/Lease contract
  • Mortgage documents (or purchase agreement if you are in the process of buying a home)
  • Official state or local government letter, on official letterhead or with official seal
  • Letter or documentation issued by the postmaster 
  • Other government document
All documents must contain name and address and date. If you do not have proof of residency in your name and stay with someone else, we will need a proof of residency form along with proof of residency for the person you live with. We cannot accept cell phone bills, insurance documents, medical documents or court documents as proof of residency. 

CONTACT US

REGISTRATION DEPT 
2601 Pole Avenue
Lorain, Ohio 44052

(440) 830-4055
(440) 282-7251 Fax

HOURS
Monday – Friday
7:30 AM – 3:30 PM

RECORD REQUESTS
 
COORDINATOR
(440) 830-4046
 
REGISTRAR
(440) 830-4045
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