Fort Dodge community schools registration begins July 1

Registration for the 2019-20 school year for the Fort Dodge Community Schools opens online July 1.

All returning students must register for school online. Students new to the district must register in person at the Central Administration Building.

Parents/guardians should log in to their Infinite Campus Parent account to register their children. Those who forgot their name and/or password should use the links on the login screen to retrieve them. Parents/guardians are encouraged to do this now so they are ready to use the system on July 1. Parents/guardians needing assistance after using the forgot username/password links on the login screen should call 574-5454 for assistance.

Athletic forms, Dodger Academy registration and the free/reduced meal application are all part of the online registration process this year.

Families who have moved in the last year will need to provide an address verification document (utility bill, lease, purchase agreement, mortgage statement, information from Webster County assessor, property tax statement, vehicle registration, DHS paperwork or shelter stay verification. If a family is residing in another person’s home, they will need to provide a notarized statement from the person indicating the family is living there as well as one of the address verification documents in their name.

The deadline to register students returning to the district is July 26. Elementary students registered after July 26 may not be placed at their home school depending on space available.

Parents/guardians of students new to the district must register in person at the Central Administration Building, 104 S. 17th St. Documents required to enroll a new student include proof of guardianship (birth certificate, DHS documentation, court documentation, tax records), the student’s immunization records and address verification. Parents/guardians with questions may call 574-5454 for more information.

For those needing computer access or assistance with online registration, the Central Administration Office is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Office hours will be extended to 7 p.m. on July 25.