Registration & Open Enrollment
Welcome to Davis County!
Here, all students are inspired to learn at high levels and develop their full potential. Our mission is to provide all students with high quality learning experiences to prepare them for success in tomorrow’s world.
To help ensure that schools and students are well prepared for the first day of school, parents are encouraged to register their child(ren) online. The online registration process will allow parents to submit information directly to the district. Below you will see information and forms related to enrolling and registering in the Davis County Community School District. Registration begins August 1st.
Registration Day... for those needing additional assistance, Registration Day is Monday, August 9 from 11:00AM - 7:00PM in the High School Library.
For more information, call 641-664-2200.
New to our District?
For anyone registering a student that was not enrolled in our district on the last day of school, must provide the following:
Proof of birth date (e.g. Birth certificate, hospital record of birth, baptismal record)
Immunization records: diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, polio, measles, mumps, and rubella. All children must be immunized for these diseases before they may attend school.
Proof of Residency
The name and address of your child’s previous school
Open Enrollment is the process by which parents/guardians residing in an Iowa district may enroll their children into another Iowa school district under the terms and conditions of Iowa Code section 282.18 and 281--Iowa Administrative Code 17.
The deadline for students entering Grades 1-12 is March 1. The deadline for students entering kindergarten is September 1.
Question: Are there any exceptions to the March 1 deadline? Answer: Yes.
An open enrollment request for a prospective kindergarten student must be filed with the resident and receiving district by September 1 of the school year of enrollment into kindergarten. 281-IAC 17.7
The following circumstances are considered "good cause" and are acceptable conditions for a timeline waiver IF the change occurred/began AFTER March 1. 281-IAC 17.4
Change in family district of residence
Change in the marital status of the student's parents resulting in a change in resident district
Placement of the child in foster care resulting in a change of residence
Participation in a foreign exchange program
Participation in a substance abuse or mental health treatment program resulting in a change of residence
Serious health need (see #15)
Pervasive Harassment (see #14)
Failure of district negotiations to reorganization or rejection of a proposed reorganization plan after March 1. Open enrollment request must be filed within 45 days of the last board action or within 30 days of certification of an election, whichever is applicable. This is only applicable to affected students.
Failure of district negotiations for whole grade sharing or rejection of a whole grade sharing agreement after March 1. Open enrollment request must be filed within 45 days of last board action or within 30 days of certification of an election, whichever is applicable. This is only applicable to affected students.
Loss of accreditation or permanent closure of a private school after March 1.