Register Your Child for Grades K-12


Directions for change of address within the District, click here

Step 1
Verify that your address falls within the attendance boundaries of the South-Western City School District. Use the School Viewer tool located at:

To enroll in the South-Western City School District, you MUST live within the district boundaries.
NOTE: If you have a question regarding your address call an enrollment specialist at (614) 801-6280.

Step 2
Review the Student Enrollment Center Checklist found HERE. (Click here for the Checklist in Spanish.)

Step 3
Prepare your child's enrollment information for submittal. This can be done in one of two ways:

Utilize the online enrollment information tool, located HERE.
NOTE: If there is already at least one child from your household enrolled in the South-Western City School District and you have a parent portal password, you can go directly to to register additional children from your household.

Print out and complete the student enrollment form:

Step 4

Click here to make your appointment online. Students need not to be present at the enrollment meeting.

Step 5
In addition to a valid custodial parent/guardian ID, bring the following documents with you to your enrollment appointment.

  • Original birth certificate (or) original hospital certificate with seal (or) original Baptismal record with seal (or) passport;
  • Immunization (shot) records;
  • If enrolling from a foreign country for the first time, proof of a negative tuberculosis (TB) test is required. 
  • A current lease (signed by landlord & tenant) or signed & recorded deed or two different utility bills (in the parent or guardian’s name & dated within the last 30 days) or signed home purchase settlement statement to prove residency;
  • In the case of divorce or change of custody, a court document signed by a judge, dated and time-stamped.
  • Special Education Documents (504 Plan, IEP or ETR), if applicable.
  • If biological parents are divorced, a parent must provide the South-Western City School District with the divorce decree, shared parenting decree, and the shared parenting plan. The documents must state that the parent enrolling the student is the residential parent for school placement.
  • A foster parent enrolling a student must provide all of the documents given to them by Franklin County Children Services (FCSS), and the court order or temporary order of custody (TOC) showing that FCCS has custody.
  • A grandparent enrolling a student must provide a dated and time-stamped order of custody or a time-stamped grandparent caretaker affidavit from the Franklin County Juvenile Court.

NOTE: To enter kindergarten, a child must be five-years-old by September 30

Print the following SWCSD forms, complete them, and take them with you to your appointment:

  • Grades K-8 Transportation Form/Grades 5-8 Guidance Form
Print for registering families living with friends/families who OWN or RENT a home in SWCSD

SWCSD Student Enrollment Center Map
4079 Gantz Road, Suite C2
Grove City, Ohio
Phone: 614-801-6280 
Fax: 614-801-2253
Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Directions: English - Spanish - Somali