How to Enroll: Kindergarten to 12th Grade

New Student registration for the 2017- 2018 school year is now open.
Thank you for choosing Pueblo City Schools to enroll your child.  Each of our schools has a distinct personality and offers something unique for its students.  Enrollment is easy and your child will be placed at their neighborhood school based on their home address.  Any transportation questions are handled by First Student at 719-549-7217.

Click Here for August New Student Registration Information

2017-18 School Year
How to Register your New Student at Pueblo City Schools
(Click here to apply for 2017-18 School Choice Wait List)

STEP 1
Determine your child's eligibility
  • Children entering kindergarten must be five-years-old on or before October 1 of each year.
  • Children entering first grade must be six-years-old on or before October 1 of each year.
  • Children Preschool ages three-years-old or four-years-old on or before October 1 of each year.
  • Children under the age of 21 on the first day of school are eligible for enrollment.
  • Children who are not a U.S. citizen and 
    • have not attended a U.S. school continuously for the past two years,   OR
    • are U.S. citizens who have attended a non-U.S. school overseas,               are eligible for enrollment with a official valid birth certificate from their birth country.                                                                                          For eligibility questions, please contact the Student Registration Line.

STEP 2
Locate your Neighborhood School
Based on your home address, Click on the Attendance Areas/Boundaries Maps and select the Grade Level Map for your child to determine your Neighborhood school.

Exceptions:
MAGNET SCHOOLS:
Fountain (K-3) and Corwin (4-8) International Magnet Schools are application-based schools. Please contact the Magnet Schools Office at 719-423-3050 or visit the Magnet Schools page for further information.

CHARTER SCHOOLS:
PSAS (K-8) - Pueblo School for Arts and Science: Jones and Fulton Heights and
CHPA - Chavez/Huerta Preparatory Academy (K-12) are application-based schools.   Please contact the schools directly for further application information.

PRESCHOOL:
Preschool 3 and 4 year-old programs are application-based programs. Please contact the Preschool Department at (719) 253-6016, or visit the Preschool Link for further information.


STEP 3
Registering your child
Once you have determined your neighborhood school, go to one of the following locations:
  • For Registration during July, go to these Summer Registration Locations for:
    • High School Registration: for 9th to 12th grade children
      Go directly to the High School: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.     Please call the school to make sure the staff will be available when you arrive.

      Kindergarten through 8th grade children:
      Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
      July 11 to July 27
      10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
      District Administration Building, 315 W
      . 11th St.

  • For Registration during the School year - go directly to your neighborhood school, beginning:
    • August 4, for Extended and Innovation Schools
    • August 14, for all other PCS Schools
      Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., avoiding the lunch hour if possible

Take the following documents to register your child:

Parent/Guardians will be asked to provide the following documents:
  • Identification - Parent/Guardian Driver's license or one of the following documents:  Passport, Permanent resident alien card, Naturalization papers, Birth certificate.
  • Proof of Residency documents - Verified by one of the following:
    • Homeowners: a copy of your current mortgage statement or property tax bill
    • Renters: a copy of your current lease agreement
    • Shared Housing Residents: If you are living in a shared housing situation, contact the school for the documentation process. 
  • Guardianship or Court Orders (as necessary)
 Child's Documents: copies are acceptable
  • Official State Birth Certificate - Hospital Certificate will not be accepted
  • Immunization "Shot" Records - Must be current
    • Colorado state law requires:
      • All students enrolling in Colorado schools to furnish a CURRENT Certificate of Immunization
      • Immunization Exemptions form for medical reasons
      • Immunization Exemptions form for personal or religious reasons that must be provided to the school every year
  • Last school attended: School Name and Contact Information: Complete address, phone, fax and email address.
  • Last school Report Card (if possible) or Out of District HS Transcript (for HS scheduling)
Please inform the school if your student has an individualized learning plan (IEP, ILP, 504, RTI) or other special program needs.  Also tell the staff about any medical needs or concerns.

If you
have questions or need further information, please contact the

Student Registration Office,
(719) 253-6014,

Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m.

to 4:00 p.m.


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