Enrollment

Welcome to the Oshkosh Area School District! We are excited that you have chosen to educate your child(ren) in the Oshkosh Area School District (OASD). The OASD requires registration for new students (4K - grade 12) and annual enrollment for existing students (KG - grade 12). Please see the Registration and Enrollment Information below for more information and instructions. If you have any questions please contact Rachael Bauer, our District Student Information System Manager at rachael.bauer@oshkosh.k12.wi.us or 920.424.0142.

Enrollment Process

Enrollment for 4K, New, and Existing Families must be completed online. If you do not have access to a computer, one is available at any school building or at the District Administration Building (215 S Eagle Street, Oshkosh WI). It is not recommended to use your cell phone for the enrollment process, as it is not supported by the SIS system. 

New Families: Registration for new students (KG - grade 12) is required and only by fully completing the enrollment process will a student’s place at school be assured. When new families move into the Oshkosh Area School District, we ask that you register your child(ren) as soon as possible. To find out what school your child(ren) will attend, consult the OASD Boundary Map. Contact the District Administration Office at 920.424.0395 with any questions for additional assistance. 

ENROLLMENT WINDOW: New families can complete the online registration process at any time

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If you need another language, please see the Foreign Language Forms link. These are paper forms and are in several different languages. 

Thank you for choosing the Oshkosh Area School District, we look forward to working with you and your child(ren). 

 

Important Information

New Student Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information

We are excited that you have chosen to educate your child(ren) in the Oshkosh Area School District (OASD). The OASD requires registration for new students (4K - grade 12) and annual enrollment for existing students (KG - grade 12). Please see the Registration and Enrollment Information below for more information and instructions. If you have any questions please contact Rachael Bauer, our District Student Information System Manager at rachael.bauer@oshkosh.k12.wi.us or 920.424.0142.

The following documentation will be requested during your enrollment process. You may upload these documents during your online process or provided them to your school secretary.

Birth Verification Paperwork (One of the following)

  • Certified copy of the child’s birth certificate. 
  • Notification of birth - hospital record
  • Previous School birth/guardianship information from previous school’s cum file
  • Official government identification card such as a child ID card. A child ID card contains the child’s fingerprint, photo, address, guardian information, and any important emergency information like allergies.
  • Native American Tribal document can also be used as a single document proving identity.
    • NOTE:  Legal document that contains verification of Student Full Name, Birthdate, Gender, Place of Birth and Parent/Guardian Information

PROOF OF IDENTITY:  Current driver’s license or state I.D. card of the enrolling parent or legal guardian

  • If parent on birth certificate is not enrolling the student – legal guardianship papers are required or a Power of Attorney Form needs to be completed, notarized and submitted.

PROOF OF RESIDENCY (One of the following)

  • Deed of Trust or last year’s real estate tax receipt in parent’s name
  • Utility bill or Credit Card Statement in parent’s name
  • Current apartment or house lease in parent’s name
    • If the parent or guardian is not listed on the documents, however, he/she is married to the owner/leaseholder/renter, a copy of the marriage certificate will need to be provided.

INSTRUCTIONS: Step-by-Step Instructions for completing New Student Registration - Downloadable PDF / Google Slides Presentation 

4K Enrollment

ENROLLMENT WINDOW: To be determined

New 4K Families Enroll Here

Existing OASD Families adding a 4k student Enroll Here

INSTRUCTIONS: Step-by-Step Instructions for completing New Student 4K Registration Downloadable PDF / Google Slides Presentation 

IMPORTANT: When completing the online enrollment process, please enter your child’s information under the student tab by clicking “Add a New Student” (do NOT add your 4K student to the “Other Household Members” tab). 

For more 4K information please click on the link to OASD 4K page

Existing Families Registration

Existing Families: Annual enrollment for returning (existing) students is required and only by fully completing the enrollment process will a student’s place at school be assured. The annual enrollment process includes updating demographic and contact information, as well as making online fee and food service payments. Existing families must complete the online enrollment process by accessing their Infinite Campus Parent Portal account. 

ENROLLMENT WINDOW: The annual enrollment process for the 2020-2021 school year will be available beginning April 1, 2020.

DEADLINE: All returning (existing) students must be registered by August 30, 2020. 

INSTRUCTIONS: Step-by-Step Instructions for Completing Annual Student Enrollment -Downloadable PDF / Google Slides Presentation 

existing student registration

Out of Attendance (OOAA)

Out Of Attendance Area (OOAA) Enrollment

What is Out of Attendance Area Enrollment?

The Oshkosh Area School District allows parents of resident students to request attendance at a school other than their home school in the district.

Who can apply?

Any Oshkosh resident in 4K to grade 12 may apply to attend a different school in the Oshkosh Area School District. All requests will be handled administratively following district policy, including compliance with W.I.A.A. rules, when appropriate.

When can parents apply?

Applications should be submitted by the last Friday in February for the following school year and parents will be notified if their request is approved or denied by the end of April.  Any requests received after the last Friday in February may be held for review until after the district-wide registration days in August.

How can parents apply?

Application forms with district guidelines are available at the following links: 

Forms are also available at school sites or at the Administration Office at 215 South Eagle Street.

Primary / Secondary Household Change

The Oshkosh Area School District requires a form filled out for Primary/Secondary Household change. This can be supported by legal documentation, and requires signatures of both parents. The Oshkosh Area School District will verify with both parents the change requested. Please see link below for the form. This can be turned into your child's school secretary. 

Primary/Secondary Household Change Form

Foreign Exchange Enrollment

Foreign Exchange Student Enrollment

Sponsoring foreign exchange organizations may apply for J-1 Visa students to attend either Oshkosh Area School District high school.  Each high school will accept up to 5 foreign exchange students per school year following district policy. Applications can be found at the following link Foreign Exchange Student Enrollment Form and will be accepted until the positions have been filled.  All applications should be submitted to the Administration Office at 215 South Eagle Street.

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment

What is Open Enrollment?

The inter-district public school open enrollment program allows parents to apply for their children to attend public school in a school district other than the one in which they reside.

Who can apply?

Any Wisconsin resident in 4K to grade 12 may apply to attend a nonresident school district under the open enrollment program. However, a child may transfer to a nonresident school district for early childhood education or 4K only if the child’s resident school district offers the same type of program and only if the child is eligible for that program in the resident school district.

When can parents apply?

The regular open enrollment application period for the 2019-20 school year begins on February 7, 2020, and ends at 4:00 pm on April 30, 2020. The best way to apply is online using the following link:  https://dpi.wi.gov/open-enrollment

Centralized Registration 2020-2021

Families who need assistance or are unable to complete the online registration process are invited to attend the OASD’s Centralized Registration. The District will be hosting in-person registration opportunities for all grade levels at Oshkosh North and Oshkosh West high schools. This Centralized Registration will replace registration events previously held at individual OASD schools. The OASD’s 2020 Centralized Registration dates and locations are to be determined soon.

 

2020-2021 OASD Centralized Registration Information Coming Soon

 

Understanding Centralized Registration

Centralized Registration aims to provide an improved registration experience for OASD families, who are unable to complete the process online or who are in need of assistance. Computers and OASD staff will be available to help families complete the required online registration process, and translators will be available to assist and work with families. Additionally, OASD staff members will be available to answer questions, assist families that wish to pay student fees in person, and assist families in completing Free and Reduced-price Meal Applications. Families that need to complete the registration process are welcome to attend any of the Centralized Registration options. However, if your schedule allows, it is recommended that you attend the option that aligns with your child’s school. For example, if your child is attending a Northside school, you are encouraged to attend a Northside Centralized Registration date. 

During Centralized Registration, parents and guardians can: 

  • Complete the required online registration process
  • Accessing your Parent Portal
  • Meet with translators
  • Get information about the District’s food service program, and complete the Free and Reduced-price Meal Application
  • Pay fees and fines
  • Get information about after school care
  • Get information about special education and pupil services
  • Get information about the District’s 4K program
  • Get parking passes (high school students only)
  • Print student schedules (available via the Infinite Campus Parent and Student Portal)

 

English as a Second Language Information

For more information on the Oshkosh Area School District's English Learners support. Please click on the below link. 

English Learners

If you need another language, please see the Foreign Language Forms link. These are paper forms and are in several different languages.