We are proud of our schools and strive to provide an outstanding educational program for all students. We look forward to working with parents and guardians to ensure a successful school experience for each student!
Parents and guardians enroll their children at the school that serves their neighborhood. Use the school locator to determine the elementary, middle, or high school that students in your area attend. If needed, call (573) 214-3400 for assistance.
Two ways to enroll - either way concludes with you visiting your school:
Please note – If you are currently enrolled in a CPS preschool program, you do not need to complete new enrollment forms.
Supporting documents to take to your school:
(click on the document type for detailed information)
Record of student's birth
Record of Immunizations
Bring an immunization record from an authorized health
care provider or public health agency (month/day/year is required for all
polio, DPT, measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) and hepatitis B are required.
Varicella vaccine(s) or proof of disease (chickenpox) is
required for students entering grades kindergarten through 10. Students in grades kindergarten through 5
only, must provide a signed note from the health care provider with the month
and year of disease as proof of disease. For students in grades 6 through 10, proof of disease shall be a signed
note from the parent/guardian or health care provider with the month and year
Documentation of Legal Residence for Parent/Guardian
Bring a copy of one of the following items:
Contract of home purchase
Real estate lease
Current water, electric or gas bill showing address
Notarized letter from the owner of residence with whom the family is living along with the owner's legal proof of residence as listed above.
Foster Care or Court Ordered Guardianship
If the student is under the care of foster parents or court ordered legal guardianship, please bring the appropriate documents.
Social Security Card
Requested but not required.
Columbia Public Schools
Columbia Public Schools1818 W. Worley StreetColumbia, MO 65203
Phone 573-214-3400Fax 573-214-3401
The Columbia Public School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, or use of leave protected by the Family and Medical Leave Act, in its programs, activities, or with regard to employment. The Columbia Board of Education is an equal opportunity employer. For inquiries regarding IDEA compliance, contact Tori Ballew; contact Jessica Moormann for inquiries on Section 504 regulations. Both may be contacted at 1818 West Worley, Columbia MO, 65203, (573) 214-3400.