Admin

Enrolling Your Child

student smilingMesquite ISD welcomes families new to our district. Your family and, most importantly, your children will find that our campuses and classroom teachers focus on building relationships with students and their families, fostering a positive learning climate, and intently working to create academic success for all students.

STEP 1:

For grades K-12, begin the enrollment process by completing the online enrollment forms found HERE. You will be prompted to request an account. After doing so, you will receive an email with your assigned login information. (Already have an account? Click HERE.)

NOTE: The online enrollment forms will not be translated into Spanish if you are using Internet Explorer as your browser. Please selected another browser, such as Safari, Firefox or Chrome.

STEP 2:

After completing the online forms, finalize enrollment by making a brief visit to your child's campus to verify address and have other important documents copied by school personnel for the child's cumulative record.

Pre-kindergarten Enrollment Information

RELATED LINKS:

Immunization Requirements
Child Find

WHO Can Enroll

  • All students of qualifying age living within the boundaries of Mesquite ISD are eligible for public education in this school district.
  • Students who are 5 years old on Sept. 1 may enroll in kindergarten.
  • For pre-kindergarten enrollment information, click here.
  • To enroll pre-school students suspected of having a learning disability, call Miriam Cavazos at 972-882-8702.
  • To request Mesquite ISD services for private school students, call Kristi Flannery at 972-882-7705.

WHERE & HOW to Enroll

The enrollment process begins online an ends with a brief visit to the child's campus. Families are asked to contact their school office to make an appointment to complete the enrollment process. Campus office hours are 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

If you are unsure about which school your child should attend, please use our School Locator by clicking here.

WHEN to Enroll

Each year, new student enrollment at the campus begins the first Monday in August (unless otherwise indicated by the campus). New students may enroll anytime during the school year. Families are encouraged to begin the enrollment process online.

WHAT to Bring

Parents will be required to provide the following documents when enrolling their children for school:

  1. Parent/guardian's photo identification, such as a driver's license.

  2. Proof of residency within the school attendance zone.

  3. Child's birth certificate or other document suitable as proof of the child's identity.

  4. Child's immunization record.

  5. Copy of records from the school most recently attended by your child. If you have the withdrawal form from your child's previous school, please supply that for enrollment also.

  6. Child's Social Security card.

Proof of Residency

At the time of registration, the parent, guardian, or other person having lawful control of the student under order of a court must present proof of residency in the District as required by law.

Initial Enrollment

The District may investigate residency as necessary to verify that the parent/guardian currently resides in the District with the present intention to remain (TEC Ch. 25). The parent/guardian will provide two documents from the following groups:

Group A
(1 document from this group)

Group B
(1 document from this group)

  • Social Security letter/check
  • Voter registration card
  • Food stamps
  • Income tax return
  • Driver's license
  • State ID

Utility bill:

  • Electric
  • Gas
  • Water
  • No cell phone bills

Mortgage/deed

Lease agreement with landlord contact

Closing statement on home

Continued Enrollment

After a student's initial enrollment, the District will verify residency through the annual registration forms and may investigate residency as necessary, including home visits.

Verification of Residency Information

In accordance with law, the District may make reasonable inquiries to determine whether the student is a resident of the District. Based on an individual's circumstance, the District may grant exceptions to the requirement to produce a document listed above. When required by law, the District will waive the requirement to prove residency in the District boundaries.