• Kindergarten enrollment

    Kindergarten enrollment for the 2024-25 school year is now open! Columbia Public Schools offers two options for kindergarten enrollment, either online or using a paper form and making an appointment with their home school. You can use the school locator to determine your school.


    School Locator Button

    Please remember to prepare the documents you'll need (as noted below).

    Online Enrollment Application

    Online Enrollment (OLR)

    Please click  HERE if you do not currently have a child attending Columbia Public Schools.

    If you have another child already attending school with us, please log into the CPS Families Portal and open Campus Parent.  From the Campus Parent menu, select MORE and then click 'Annual Registration.'  From here, start a 2024-2025 Enrollment form for your incoming kindergartner.

    Paper Application

    Families may also use a paper application to begin the enrollment process

    Important Documents to Prepare

    Please prepare these documents for kindergarten registration. Note: If your child is enrolled in a CPS Preschool, ECSE or PEERS you only need to bring an updated immunization card and proof of residence.

    1. Birth certificate issued by Bureau of Vital Statistics (except for currently enrolled CPS Preschool students)
    2. A copy of your student's immunization record
      Please review the immunization requirements for Missouri.
    3. Proof of residence (current water, electric, or gas bill, home contract/lease showing address, or a notarized letter from the owner of the residence with whom the family is living and residence utility bill).

    Other supporting documents may be needed.