Registration Home (Current School Year)

 
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The online registration system (REGISTRATION GATEWAY) streamlines the process in a user-friendly way that promotes greater efficiency, organization, and records management.  The system can be accessed anywhere that supports an internet connection. 
 

2016-2017 School Year

To help us better serve you, please register well BEFORE school starts. Don't delay. Register today!
    Registration Dates
     
    Who Should Register?
       
             

    March 1 - March 25

     

    Current Middle School Students

    Update Now
             

    March 1 - March 25

     

    Current High School Students

      Update Now
             

    April 4 - May 23

     

    Current Elementary / K-8 Students

     

    Register Now!
             

    June 1 - June 15 

     

    Rising 6th Grade Students

     

    Register Now!

             

    June 1 - June 15 

     

    Rising 9th Grade Students

     

    Register Now!

             

    June 1 - June 15 

     


    New Students to the District
    Middle / High


     

    Register Now!

             

    June 1 - June 15 

     


    New Students to the District
    Elementary / K-8


     

    Register Now!

             

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 

 
Question: School won't start until Aug. 8, so why can't I wait to register then?
 
Answer: To better serve parents/guardians and our 24,000 students, we strongly encourage everyone to register early so that we may better serve you and help get your children ready for a productive school year.
 
 
Question: I don't have a computer,  How do I register my child?
 
Answer: Schools will announce certain days when they will provide computer lab assistance at their locations. Please check with your school and ask about days and times.  
 

 
Question: May I do online registration on my cell phone or iPad?
 
Answer: Yes. You may register with any device that has an internet connection.
 

 
Question: I'm still having trouble with online registration. What do I need to do?
 
 
Or
 
Call your child's school from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday - Friday.
 

 
Question: What type of school supplies will my child need for the fall?
 
Answer: Please check with your child's school for a list.  
 

 
Question: Will there be a registration fee for my child?
 
Answer: Different schools have different registration fees. Please check with your school. But there is no cost to do the online registration (see What if I miss the registration deadlines .. below).
 

 

Question: When do I register my child if I wish to request a Transfer?

 

Answer:  Parents who request a "Transfer" (including current transfer students who must apply for a transfer yearly) must register at their current/zoned school.  If accepted to the "Transfer" school, they must re-register between July 25th and July 28th. 

 

Rationale: We must ensure that we do not create overcrowded classrooms or schools.  Zoned students must have first priority.

 

 

Question: What if I miss the registration deadlines?
 

Answer: Current BCS students must register during the specified timelines.  Note:  Parents who miss the original deadline(s) must wait to register during the late registration periods. 

 

Registration Information

 
  Get The FAQ's
  Do You Need To Know
Your Zoned School?
  BCS School Search  
   
The online registration system (REGISTRATION GATEWAY) streamlines the process in a user-friendly way that promotes greater efficiency, organization, and records management.  The system can be accessed anywhere that supports an internet connection. 
 

2017-2018 School Year

To help us better serve you, please register well BEFORE school starts. Don't delay. Register today!

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY:

1. You are considered a "NEW STUDENT to BIRMINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS" if you:

  • are transferring from a school not in the Birmingham City Schools District.
  • are enrolling for any Birmingham City School for the first time.
  • have always been home schooled and are going to attend any Birmingham City School for the first time.

2. You are considered a "CURRENT OR RETURNING STUDENT" if you:

  • are returning to the same school for the next school year.

    Registration Dates
     
    Who Should Register?
       
             

    March 1 - March 25

     

    Current School Students (K-12 Returning To The ‘SAME’ School)

    Update Now
             

    April 3 - April 14 

     

    Kindergarten Students

    Register Now!

             

    June 1 - June 15 

     


    New Students: 
    • New to a Building
    • New Middle or High
    • New to the District

     

    Register Now!

             

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 

 
Question: School won't start until August, so why can't I wait to register then?
 
Answer: To better serve parents/guardians and our 24,000 students, we strongly encourage everyone to register early so that we may better serve you and help get your children ready for a productive school year.
 
 
Question: I don't have a computer,  How do I register my child?
 
Answer: Schools will announce certain days when they will provide computer lab assistance at their locations. Please check with your school and ask about days and times.  
 

 
Question: May I do online registration on my cell phone or iPad?
 
Answer: Yes. You may register with any device that has an internet connection.
 

 
Question: I'm still having trouble with online registration. What do I need to do?
 
 
Or
 
Call your child's school from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday - Friday.
 

 
Question: What type of school supplies will my child need for the fall?
 
Answer: Please check with your child's school for a list.  
 

 
Question: Will there be a registration fee for my child?
 
Answer: Different schools have different registration fees. Please check with your school.  There is no cost to do the online registration (see What if I miss the registration deadlines .. below).
 

 

Question: When do I register my child if I wish to request a Transfer?

 

Answer:  Parents who request a "Transfer" (including current transfer students who must apply for a transfer yearly) must register during the last week of July, if approved. 

 

Rationale: We must ensure that we do not create overcrowded classrooms or schools.  Zoned students must have first priority.

 

 

Question: What if I miss the registration deadlines?
 

Answer: Current BCS students must register during the specified timelines. 

 
Last Modified on April 3, 2017
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