Online Registration

  • Jackson Public Schools uses PowerSchool for online registration. Registering with PowerSchool is a secure process which allows the District to verify all demographic, emergency and medical information for each student prior to the start of the new school year. The system allows parents/legal guardians to electronically sign annual permission/agreement forms for school district policies.

    What would you like to do?

    • Find a school attendance zone: Contact the Transportation Department at (601) 973-8513 or (601) 973-8518 or the Office of Enrollment Services at (601) 960-8852.
    • Complete online registration: Click the appropriate school year link on the right.
    • Schedule an Appointment for Registration: Click the appropriate Appointment Scheduler link on the right. You may also download instructions for scheduling an appointment for registration.
    • Read detailed information about the registration process: JPS Student Registration Procedures (PDF).
    • Get Help with Registration: Call (601) 960-8856.

    Types of Enrollment

    The following types of enrollment should be reviewed before making an appointment for registration:

    • Traditional Enrollment: This enrollment refers to parents/legal guardians who reside at their own residence from one day to the next and can provide valid proof of their residence. This enrollment will occur at the school.
    • Shared Residency Enrollment: This enrollment refers to parents/legal guardians who consistently reside with someone else from one day to the next. This enrollment will occur at the Office of Enrollment Services & Records located at 1017 Robinson Street, Jackson, MS 39203.
    • Non-Parental Enrollment: This enrollment refers to custodians who are the present caregivers of a child, other than a parent or legal guardian of the child. This enrollment type is reviewed and approved by district personnel taking into account the unique circumstances that would require this kind of enrollment. This enrollment will also occur at the Office of Enrollment Services & Records located at 1017 Robinson Street, Jackson, MS 39203.

    New Student Enrollment (Kindergarten & First Grade)

    Registration for kindergarten and first grade students new to Jackson Public Schools for the 2018-2019 school year begins April 11, 2018.

    Parents/legal guardians must schedule an appointment to complete registration using the Appointment Management System. Once the appointment has been scheduled, parents/legal guardians should report to the Office of Enrollment Services and Records at their scheduled time to complete registration. Parents/legal guardians may call (601) 960-8852 if they have any questions or concerns.

    Students must be five years old on or before September 1 of the current school term to enter kindergarten and six years old on or before September 1 of the current school term to register for the first grade.

    First-Time Advanced Learning Program Students

    Registration for students admitted to Advanced Learning Programs (International Baccalaureate, Academic and Performing Arts, Montessori, and Arts Access) for the first time for the 2018-2019 school year begins April 11, 2018.

    Parents/legal guardians must schedule an appointment to complete registration using the Appointment Management System. Once the appointment has been scheduled, parents/legal guardians should report to the Office of Enrollment Services and Records at their scheduled time to complete registration. Parents/legal guardians may call (601) 960-8852 if they have any questions or concerns.

     

    Returning Student Enrollment

    Completing online registration requires access to a computer with a connection to the internet. Computer labs are set up at each school for parents who do not have access to a computer. Labs are open Monday–Friday from 8 a.m.–3 p.m. Schools will be closed from 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. each day. Hours will be extended until 6 p.m. on Thursdays to accommodate parents.

    Additionally, Saturday registration will take place on July 28, 2018, and August 4, 2018, from 8 a.m.–3 p.m. at the Poindexter Administrative Complex located at 1017 Robinson Street. This enrollment is for Shared Residency and Non-Parental Enrollment only. Parents and guardians are required to make an appointment for Saturday registration using the Appointment Management System.

    Parents/guardians completing registration must present a current and valid state-issued photo identification along with supporting documentation in order to register their child.

    Registration Information

    The documents in the lists below are required at the time of registration.

    New Students

      1. Valid photo ID. (No copies will be accepted.)
      2. Certified copy of student’s long form birth certificate.
      3. State of Mississippi Certificate of Immunization Compliance (Form 121) or Certificate of Medical Exemption (Form 122).
      4. Two Proofs of Residency documents. For a list of acceptable documents, visit the Registration Requirements page or call (601) 960-8852.

    Returning Students

      1. Valid photo ID. (No copies will be accepted.)
      2. Two Proofs of Residency documents. For a list of acceptable documents, visit the Registration Requirements page or call (601) 960-8852.

    Jackson Public Schools is asking all parents/legal guardians to secure these documents so that they are readily available at the time of registration. It is the District’s aim for students to start school on the first day.

Enrollment Links

Last Modified on August 2, 2018