Enrollment and Registration

2020-2021 Online Enrollment and Registration

Online enrollment and registration are now open for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year.

2020-2021 New Student Enrollment and Kindergarten 

For students new to Richmond Community Schools, use the following steps: (If your child attended RCS preschool in the 2019, please skip down to Returning Student Registration.)

  1. Locate the school to which your child will attend. To do this, click HERE to see a list of our school boundaries. Return to this page and go to Step 2 below.

  2. Next, fill out the online New Student Enrollment form. Click HERE to access the New Student Enrollment form.

2020-2021 Returning Student Registration

For students Returning to an RCS school for the 2020-2021 school year, use the following steps:

IMPORTANT NOTE: While you fill out the Registration form, student grade levels will show the 2019-2020 grade level.  Grade levels will be rolled up to the appropriate grade level after the Registration form is approved by the district.

If you do not have a PowerSchool Parent Portal account, the following information will help you create a new PowerSchool Parent Portal Account:

     Before you begin, you must have the following:

  • An email address (for example Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, etc.)
  • The student's PowerSchool access ID and access password.  If you do not have the Access ID and Access Password, please call (765) 973-3300.

After you have the preceding information, continue with the following steps:

  1. Click HERE to access the PowerSchool Parent Portal.
  2. Enter your Parent Portal Username and Password. If you forget your username or password, click the "Forgot Username or Password?" link to recover your username or password.
  3. Once you enter the PowerSchool Parent Portal, click the Returning Student Registration button located on the left side under the Navigation menu. It looks like the following image:
  4. After you enter the Date of Birth for the student, it will take you to the enrollment information for the student.
  5. The information should already be populated from your current information in PowerSchool. Please make changes to any area that needs updated.
  6. A red error message will appear if you have missed a required field.  At the end of the form it will show a summary for you. A red dot will display next to a section if you have missed anything.  Click on the red dot and it will take you to the area that you have missed a required field. You may also go to the section that has a red dot by clicking on the name of the section on the left side of the screen.
  7. Once you have updated your inforrmation it will take you to a Next Steps screen where you can print your information.
  8. Save and Sign out by clicking on the circular button that has your initials on the top right of the screen.
  9. This will need to be done for each returning student.

Other Enrollment Information

The following links contain information about events, procedures, policies, and related back-to-school topics:

*Please note: Payment plans are available. Please contact your school for more information.

Online Payments with MySchoolBucks, click HERE

To apply for Free Textbook Assistance, click HERE

RCS Preschool Information

Preschool Application Form 2020-2021 (English and Spanish versions)

*Important Note: Transportation services for preschool students is available only for those students whose IEP recommends placement and are attending the RCS Early Childhood Special Education classes at Crestdale Elementary school. General education preschool students are not eligible for RCS transportation. 

Richmond Online Graduation Academy Enrollment


Click HERE for information on enrolling in the Richmond Online Graduation Academy.