Enrollment

Enrollment Requirements

Parents enrolling their children within the Independent School District No.1 must provide the following:

  1. The child’s original birth certificate from the child’s birth state or the eligibility to obtain one within thirty (30) Copies of birth certificates are not accepted.
  2. Proof of Residency. Documentation showing the name of parent(s)/guardian(s) and physical home address within the last 30 days. Examples: Utility Bill, Rental/Lease/Home Agreement, Cable Bill, City of Lewiston property tax assessment notice, homeowners/renters insurance.
  3. An up-to-date copy of the child’s immunization record. For more information on immunization requirements, please visit www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov
  4. Students who have previously attended school should bring their school records and/or transcripts. Students receiving special education services should bring a copy of the current Individualized Education Program (IEP/504).
  5. Divorced / Custodial parents – Please bring a copy of any divorce decree, custody agreement, power of attorney or any other legal documentation pertaining to the child.

The District strives to place students at the school in their home attendance area. If the home attendance area school is full in that grade, the student may be placed at a different school with lower enrollment numbers. Students receiving special services will be reviewed by the Special Services Department before being placed in a school.

Click on the following link to begin the enrollment process:  New Student Enrollment

Elementary Enrollment (K – 5th)

Enroll at the District Office, 3317 12th St. Please contact the District Registrar at 208-748-3032 between the hours of 7:30am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday, to schedule an appointment (Please note: Summer hours: 7:00am-3:30pm)

Kindergarten Enrollment – All children must be five years old on or before September 1 of the school year in which the child enrolls.

First Grade Enrollment – All children must be six years old on or before September 1 of the school year in which the child enrolls. A five-year-old child who has completed a private or public out-of-state kindergarten program for the required 450 hours, but has not reached  the required school age, shall be allowed to enter the first grade. Documentation must be provided.


Secondary Enrollment – (6th – 12th)

  • Jenifer and Sacajawea Middle School (grades 6th-8th) call 208-748-3032 for information regarding specific school enrollment.
  • Lewiston High School (9th-12th) enroll at Lewiston High School, 1114 9th Ave. Hours 7:55 am to 2:25 pm. Call 208-748-3100 for an appointment.
  • Tammany High School (9th-12th) enroll at Tammany High School, 1982 Tammany Creek Rd. Call 208-748-3270 for an appointment. Tammany High School is an alternative school and students must meet the following criteria:
      • Meet the at-risk eligibility criteria as designated by the State of Idaho
      • Have dropped out or are at risk of dropping out of traditional high school
      • Are struggling in a traditional school setting
      • Are teen parents
      • Have a goal of achieving a high school diploma

For resident children with disabilities who qualify for special education and related services under IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act), school age begins at the age of three and may continue through the semester in which the student turns 21 years old or receives a high school diploma.


Open Enrollment – (Must be completed annually)

We recognize the desire of some parents/guardians to enroll their children in a school other than their neighborhood school, from either within or outside of the Lewiston School District. If you are interested in applying for admission to a school in our District, please follow these Open Enrollment application procedures. Section 33-1402, Idaho Code, requires annual application for open enrollment on a form provided by the State Department of Education and available at all schools or the District Office.

Open Enrollment consideration is based upon policy 5070 – Policy 5070 – Open Enrollment

In District Open Enrollment

  1. Fill out the In District Open Enrollment Application
  2. Return the completed form to the District Office ( 3317 12th St) or email to District Registrar
  3. Your application will be reviewed by the Director of Student Services and a decision to approve or deny will be made. In District applications are based on enrollment numbers at the receiving school.
  4. Transportation – Parents/Guardians are responsible for transportation of the transferred student to the nearest bus stop, if served by busing, or to the school in the event that no busing is offered.
  5. Open enrollment applications will be accepted at any time throughout the year.

Out of District Open Enrollment

  1. Fill out the Out of District Open Enrollment Form
  2. Return the completed form to the District Office ( 3317 12th St) or email to District Registrar
    • First time applicants must also attach cumulative student records.
  3. Your application will be reviewed by the Director of Student Services and a decision to approve or deny will be made. Out of District applications are based on enrollment numbers, attendance and academics.
  4. Transportation is provided by parents.
  5. Open enrollment applications will be accepted at any time throughout the year. Applications will be reviewed in-district applications have been reviewed.

Revocation of Open Enrollment


The Director of Student Services reserves the right to remove an Open Enrollment student at any time because of unacceptable behavior, false or misleading information on the open enrollment application, lack of academic progress, or poor attendance.

Enrollment Forms

Acceptable Use 4063

District Medication Policy

District Medication Form

Elementary Handbook

FERPA

Free or Reduced Meal Application

Free or Reduced Meal Questionnaire

Idaho Migrant Parent Employment Survey

McKinney Vento Information for Parents and Guardians

Statewide Home Language Survey

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