Online Enrollment Application
Springfield Public Schools offers an option of completing the enrollment application for students new to the district online. Using the online enrollment application process, parents/guardians can provide their student's information electronically, and save time and paperwork.
Enrolling a Student: Easy as 1-2-3
Step 1: Gather your documents
- Student's proof of birth
- Student's immunization records
- Proofs of residency (utility bill, lease, or similar document)
- Previous school records (transcript, behavior, attendance, name and address of previous school)
- Copy of parent/guardian photo ID (proof of guardianship, if required)
- Health Inventory
- Student physical and Sport Medicine Services form, if applicable
Step 2: The school your child will attend is based on the attendance area in which you live and can be determined by using the school boundary map or by calling the records office at (417) 523-4747 or the transportation department at (417) 523-0500. Once the school has been identified, you can start the enrollment process by completing the online application.
Step 3: Take the email confirmation, once the application is complete, and the documents listed above to your child's school.
Non-SPS students enrolling for Explore Only
Non-SPS students wanting to enroll for Explore only can also complete the online application. Please follow special instructions here. Once completed, the student's immunization record and health inventory form should be taken to the Explore office located in the Roseann Bentley Administrative Center at 1610 E. Sunshine.
Enrollment of student of non-resident employee
Non-resident employees who wish to request a transfer to SPS for their children based on Policy JECA must complete the online enrollment application following the instructions found here. You will be notified when your request has been approved. Once you have received confirmation of the school your child has been approved to attend, the student's birth certificate, social security card and immunization record will need to be taken to the school by the parent/guardian to complete the enrollment process. When you provide the needed documentation to the school, make the school aware you have completed the enrollment application online. You will also need to provide the name and address of the last school the student attended if applicable.
Current non-resident employees must complete the online enrollment application during the timeframe of transitional transfers which is typically the first week of November through the first week of December. New employees may complete the online enrollment application at the time of hiring.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Online Enrollment?
Online Enrollment is a web-based portal for parents and guardians to submit an application to enroll a student new to Springfield Public Schools. Online enrollment does not replace the need to go to the building to complete the registration process, but it does allow the form to be submitted electronically, which reduces paperwork and makes the process more efficient.
Is my child's information secure?
Yes. Users are required to enter a unique Parent Login ID and Password in order to login to the system, and the information is encrypted and delivered using the Secure Socket Layer connection.
Is it complicated to use the Online Enrollment?
No. First you create an account and then you can submit an enrollment application.
How do I create my Online Enrollment account?
Click on the Online Enrollment Application link and select Register New Account.
What information is required to create an account?
Parent/guardian name, phone number, home address and email address is required.
How do I get my login ID and password?
Users select their own during the process of creating the account.
Do I have to have separate accounts for each of my children that I want to enroll?
Families with multiple students only have to create one account. After the first student's application form is saved, the information on that form can be copied to complete the application for additional students.
Can I change my password or other account information?
Users can change their password after logging in to the Online Enrollment Application website. Click on the Update Profile link, make the appropriate changes and click the Save button.
What information needs to be submitted on the enrollment application form?
The information that will need to be provided when completing the application includes:
- Demographic information (student's legal name, grade level, date of birth etc.)
- Contact details (address, phone number, etc.)
- Primary contact information for emergency calling system (name and phone number)
- Permission for computer usage, etc.