New Enrollment Center opening Aug. 3, 2015!
We are in the process of centralizing our new student enrollment. This will make the enrollment process faster and more convenient for parents. Our new Welcome Center is located at Memorial Education Center, 310 W. 8th St. Beginning Aug. 3, new students to the district will enroll at this location. We will also offer online pre-enrollment, enabling parents to complete much of the enrollment process at home.
Welcome to Joplin Schools!
Any school-age child residing within district boundaries and who meets legal and Board of Education requirements may enroll in Joplin Schools. New student enrollment (including kindergarten registration) will take place at Joplin Schools Welcome Center located at Memorial Education Center, 310 W. 8th St. (parking and entrance on Pearl Ave.) Enrollment begins Aug. 3, 2015.
For more information regarding attendance zones, click here. To verify which elementary school a child will attend, contact Joplin Schools Welcome Center at 417-625-5225.
Follow these three steps to become a Joplin Eagle!
If your child is new to Joplin Schools or is returning and was not enrolled in Joplin Schools at the end of the last school year, click on the link below to begin the pre-enrollment process. The link to pre-enrollment will be available beginning Aug. 3. If you do not have a computer available to you, computer kiosks are available at the Welcome Center to complete the pre-enrollment process.
Information you will need for the pre-enrollment process:
Phone numbers and addresses for primary contact and all parents/guardians for the student.
Names/phone numbers for Emergency Contacts.
If you have more than one child to enroll, you will have the option to add more children during the online enrollment process.
Step 2: Schedule an appointment and visit Joplin Schools Welcome Center
Call 417-625-5225 to schedule your visit. Walk-ins are welcome but preference will be given to those who have appointments.
Please bring the following to your Welcome Center appointment for all children you are enrolling:
Your photo ID (any valid state or federal government-issued photo ID is acceptable, such as a driver's license, state ID card, U.S. passport, military ID, or tribal photo ID)
Child's legal, state-issued birth certificate
Child's up-to-date immunization records as required by the State of Missouri
Child's Social Security Card (if available)
Proof of residency (examples of acceptable documents include: property tax statement, mortgage documents, house-closing documents, lease/rental agreement, construction contract with proposed occupancy date, current utility bill such as water, gas, electricity, or current credit card statement)
Proof of guardianship if the student lives within district boundaries with someone other than a parent
If applicable, any legal documents regarding custody arrangements, etc.
For students transferring from another district, please bring:
Name and address of the previous school attended or an unofficial transcript from that school
Special Education records, if applicable, such as an Individual Education Plan and a current diagnostic summary
Step 3: Tour your new school!
Once the enrollment process is complete, you can schedule a time to tour your new school and meet your principal and teachers.
For students attending Joplin High School/Franklin Technology Center, once your official transcripts have been received at the high school, a counselor will call you to schedule a time to visit the high school, register for classes, and complete the enrollment process. It generally takes two or three business days to receive transcripts.