2016-17 Kindergarten Enrollment

    Kindergarten Enrollment


    • Students need to live within the Coppell ISD boundaries.
      • If you do not live within the Coppell ISD boundaries, but you live in the City of Coppell, you will need to wait for Open Enrollment to enroll your kindergartner. 
    Visit your campus website to make an enrollment appointment. 

    Additional Opportunities for Kindergartners

    CISD offers incoming Kindergartners the opportunity to participate in the Dual Language Immersion program (Spanish/English instruction). If you would like more information please visit

    W.W. Pinkerton Elementary is Coppell ISD's first choice elementary school. All elementary students across the Coppell Independent School District are welcome to apply and attend this International Baccalaureate school of inquiry-based learning. Applications for Kindergarten- fifth grade open in February each year. Visit the Pinkerton website for more information


     Mark Your Calendars!

    Kindergarten Round-Up is scheduled for May 5 on each elementary campus. Kindergarten Round-Up is all you need to know about the wonderful world of kindergarten. Kids get to participate in an activity in the classrooms while parents hear from the campus administration.
    Residency Verification Day is August 11. Your campus will provide with you with more details. It is a requirement for all students each year. 
    Meet the Teacher is scheduled for Thursday, August 18 on each elementary campus. Parents will receive additional details about this event. 

    CISD Enrollment Requirements and Information

    CISD General Enrollment Requirements

    Documentation needed at time of enrollment:
    *Campuses will not request school records before enrollment. 
    1) Proof of Residency in the Coppell School District  
    (a) Signed Settlement Statement (signatures required are the purchaser and the Title agent).  A preliminary statement for estimation of closing costs is not acceptable; Deed of Trust or
    (b) Current Signed Rental Agreement (signatures must be provided by both parties).  Agreement must show occupancy date 
    2) 1 current utility bill (electric, water or gas) Bills must contain the resident name and address--for electronic bills, please print a copy
    3) Student's social security card (if applicable) (bring a copy or campus will make copy)
    4) Student's State Certified Birth Certificate or Passport  (bring a copy or campus will make copy)
    • Parents can order a certified birth certificate at for $22 (the same price as a walk-in or mail order). This online service is offered in English and Spanish. The orders are fulfilled by the Texas Department of State Health Services. 
    5) Photo identification of parent/legal guardian (driver's license/passport)
    (a) a custodial parent will need to provide a copy of the divorce decree
    (b) legal guardian must provide court documentation
    6) Immunization Records (Texas state law will not allow any student to start without this) you will be rescheduled if your child does not have current immunizations. Click here for immunization requirements
    7) Withdrawal papers from previously attended school (if applicable)
    8) Most recent report card (the previous school can provide this)
    • please also provide current transcript (unofficial) for secondary students
    • *the campus will request OFFICIAL records from the previous school at a later date 
    9) A current email address for online enrollment purposes

    Special Circumstances

    • If a parent authorizes a relative or caregiver to assume educational responsibility please complete the "Authorized Agreement for Nonparent Relative or Voluntary Caregiver" form. *note, this must be notarized.
    • If a guardian's name is not on the lease or deed of residence because the guardian(s) and child(ren) are living with a CISD resident, please complete the  " Notarized Affidavit of Residence." *note, affidavits must be notarized.
      • Submit the completed affidavit to the secretary/registrar at your campus enrollment appointment
    • If a child(ren) is attending a CISD school because they receive after school child care from a grandparent, please complete the "Nonresident Notarized Grandparent After-School Care Affidavit.*note, affidavits must be notarized. 
      • Submit the completed affidavit to the secretary/registrar at your campus enrollment appointment
     *All affidavits and some forms are required to be notarized. Fraudulent documents are not accepted. If a fraudulent document is discovered, it will result in the immediate withdrawal of the student(s) from Coppell ISD.