Warsaw Community Schools Enrollment

Welcome

We are excited to welcome families and new students into our schools. Families who choose to live in the Warsaw Community School District have something in common. They place a high value on education and have high expectations for schools. Warsaw Community Schools are committed to meeting and exceeding those expectations. We are dedicated to providing your child with a top-quality education that is both challenging and exciting, and we’ll work to meet your child’s individual needs. If you are new to the community, you will find that Kosciusko County is a great place to raise a family. Parents are involved in their children’s lives and our communities truly put children first!

Returning Student Registration

Students returning for the 2022-2023 school year will complete the online registration process through PowerSchool. This process will be complete as follows:

Step 1 - Login to your PowerSchool Parent Portal Account

  • Log into your parent portal account by visiting https://warsawschools.powerschool.com/public into the address bar.

  • If you have forgotten your username or password click on the "Forgot Username or Password?" link.

  • If you have forgotten your password, enter your username and email address registered to PowerSchool. This will generate an email allowing you to reset your password. This may take up to 30 minutes to receive.I

  • If you have forgotten your username, click the forgot username tab and complete the requested information. This may take up to 30 minutes to receive.

  • If you do not receive an email, please check your spam folder.

  • If there is no email in your spam folder, call your school to verify your username, your registered email address, and/or have your password reset.

  • If your school office is closed, you may call the WCS Central Office at (574) 371-5098 for further assistance.

If you do not have a PowerSchool Parent Portal account, you can set one up by doing the following: 

  • Open the internet browser on your computer 

  • Type https://warsawschools.powerschool.com/public into the address bar

  • Click on the "Create New User" Tab 

  • Fill in the information requested for your desired username and password

  • Enter your student's full name, Access ID and Password. If you do not have this information, please contact your school or Central Office at 574-371-5098 for the Access ID and Password.

Completion Status

Completion Status

Step 2 - Complete Enrollment forms

  • Select a student in the top, left corner.

  • Select forms at the bottom of the menu on the left

  • Select the Enrollment tab. 

  • Update form notification by clicking the gear in the top right.

  • Complete ALL forms in this section.

  • There is a status indicator identifying the status of each form. All forms should be yellow or green for registration to be complete.

  • All Enrollment forms must be completed by July 18th.

Adding additional children to Portal Account

  • Contact School to receive Access ID and Password for the missing child.

  • In Parent Portal Account, click Account Preferences in menu on the left.

  • Select students tab.

  • Click the add button and provide student name, ID, and password.

Step 3 - Provide Documentation - Only if your address has changed since August of 2021. 

Families are asked to provide two proofs of legal address as part of the registration process. These documents may include:

  1. Rental/Lease agreement signed within last year

  2. Mortgage statement

  3. Real estate tax bill from the current calendar year

  4. Notarized letter of residence form (used if you don’t have a lease or live with friends or relatives)

  5. Electric Bill

  6. Water Bill

  7. Cable/Satellite Bill

  8. Natural Gas Bill

If you are unable to upload documentation via the document upload elements on the forms, please bring the following documentation to your base school office.

New Student Registration

Online Pre-Registration for the 2022-2023 School Year

All families will use an online process to register for Warsaw Community Schools. This process begins by completing the pre-registration form. Please select from the following links below to begin the pre-registration process. It is critical that a valid email address is used when completing the pre-registration process.

  • New Kindergarten students for the 2022-2023 school year click here

  • New students in Grades 1-12 for the 2022-2023 school year click here

After completing the pre-registration process, you will receive an email allowing you to complete the full registration process. You can complete the pre-registration process at any time; however, full student registration will open for the 2022-2023 school year on April 1, 2022.

Online New-Student Registration for the 2022-2023 School Year

Once the pre-registration form is received and approved, you will receive an email from PowerSchool to set up your Parent Portal account and complete the student enrollment forms. Instruction to set up your account are included in the email. You will be asked for several documents during the registration process. These can be uploaded during registration OR dropped off at the school within the first 30 days of the school year. These documents include:

  • Student Birth Certificate and/or proof of the student's date of birth

  • Two proofs of residency. These could include the following

    • Rental/Lease agreement signed within last year

    • Mortgage statement

    • Real estate tax bill from current calendar year

    • Notarized letter of residence form (used if you don’t have a lease or live with friends or relatives)

    • Electric Bill

    • Water Bill

    • Cable/Satellite Bill

    • Natural Gas Bill

A student who initially enrolls in one of the Warsaw Community Schools is required to also provide:

  1. Evidence of immunizations

  2. The name and address of the school the student last attended

  3. A transcript for students at the secondary level

Required Medical Files For Kindergarten Registration

The following Medical forms are required for all incoming kindergarten students. These can be dropped off at the school office. Please click on each link to access the document.

Frequently Asked Questions for New Kindergarten Students

Here are many of the common questions asked about the Warsaw Community Schools registration process.

At what age can my student start KG?

Must be 5 by August 1 of the upcoming school year. (August 1, 2022) WCS does not allow for early enrollment.

When is the first day of school?

August 15, 2022

Do I pay fees for my student to attend school?

You only pay Textbook Rental fees.  Those fees are due late November.

What does it mean to transfer your student?

A transfer means that you would attend a different school than where you reside.

Can I transfer my student within Warsaw Community Schools?

Yes you can apply for an In District transfer.  Criteria for transfer: Sibling attending transferee school who is attending 1st - 6th grade during the 2022-2023 school year, school employee working in the requested building, attending a STEM school, attending a Dual Language Immersion school.

What are the required immunizations my student needs to start school?

Please see the google form linked above for the required immunizations.

When will I know what bus my child will be riding?

Letters will be sent to you at the beginning of August with your child’s bus number, driver name, and estimated pick up and drop off times.

Can I have my child picked up and dropped off somewhere else other than where I reside?

Yes!  Questions in regards to transportation are a part of the registration you will complete.

How do I know my child will be safe within the school?

  1. Warsaw Community Schools follows ALICE safety protocol.  (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate)

  2. Each building also uses the Raptor system which ensures all buildings are secure at all times.

What are the required documents needed for my student to start school?

  1. Birth Certificate

  2. Immunization Record

  3. Vision Exam

  4. Physical Assessment

  5. Hearing Exam

  6. Dental Exam

Transfer Students

Warsaw Community Schools welcome families who live outside of the Warsaw Community Schools district through our Open Enrollment Program that allows tuition-free enrollment. Students who wish to enroll after January 15 may apply for a transfer on a space-available basis. Transfers end on March 31.

Warsaw Community Schools Technology

Avoid Costly Repair Bills: Get Accidental Damage Protection (ADP)Today!

All students in Warsaw Community Schools have an assigned iPad. These are used in the classroom on a daily basis. Students in grades 5-12 are permitted to take these devices home on a nightly basis. Students in Grades K-4 are permitted to take these devices home for E-Learning days. All electronic devices have the potential to break. Warsaw Community Schools works with Secured Tech Solutions to provide families with an Accidental Damage Protection plan to pay for repairs.

The table below gives examples of device repair costs for families without Accidental Damage Protection coverage.

Accidental Damage

How to Purchase Accidental Damage Protection (ADP)

When registering your child for school (Grades K-12) , please purchase Accidental Damage Protection (ADP)

Click the link below to learn more, quickly get the necessary protection for students grades K-12, and pay by credit card.

  • Application for ADP in English click here.

  • Application for ADP in Spanish click here.

Free & Reduced Meals/ Textbook Assistance

Families can apply for free and reduced meals as well as textbook assistance. This is based on family income.

  • To access frequently asked questions regarding assistance programs as well as accessing income qualification levels, please click here.

  • To access the application for Free and Reduced Meals as well as Textbook Financial Assistance, please click here.

School Supply Lists

Elementary Schools: Click Here

Secondary Schools: Click Here

Health Forms

Upon completing student registration, families will receive a follow-up email from SchoolCare - sometime in mid-July.

This platform is used by school nurses to maintain student health health records and monitor office visits. We asked all families complete the SchoolCare registration process.

Instruction sheets to complete the SchoolCare registration process are available in ENGLISH & in SPANISH. 

Please note that Caredox is now SchoolCare. Warsaw Community Schools requires parents to submit their child’s health forms on SchoolCare, our digital health platform.

Here to Help

Take care of all of your registration needs in one place at the Warsaw Community Schools’ Central Office: 574-371-5098, or visit us at 1 Administration Drive, Warsaw, IN 46580.

Our friendly staff is eager to assist in making your transition into a new school and new community a pleasant one.

The Central Office is open year-round Monday-Friday 7:30 am – 4:30 pm. (Except state holidays).