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Open Enrollment

NEW OPEN ENROLLMENT APPLICATION PROCESS opens on May 4, 2020. New Open Enrollment applications will be accepted throughout the month of May 2020 but it is a first-come, first-serve basis.  

We will open at 8:00 AM. ONLY ONE legal parent or guardian to attend, no students, please.  Bring with you a photo ID, proof of residency, and any court or school documents applicable.  Social distancing rules apply.

There is no guarantee for Open Enrollment seats.  Availability depends upon class size and other availability of services needed.  Preschool does NOT accept Open Enrollment.  

Enrollees can print the application, complete and return Mrs. Mercer WITH proof of residency via email, US Mail (600 Faircrest St SE, Canton, OH 44707), or to the office at Door #2 of the CSHS building. 

Please contact Nicole Mercer if you have any other questions at or (330) 484-8010 ext 4058.

Please bring:

  • A photo ID
  • Proof of residency (see below for acceptable proofs of residency)
    • and any of the following (if applicable):
  • current Student IEP and ETR  
  • current court paperwork referring to custody/guardianship


Proof of residency is required of all students registering at Canton Local and must be submitted to the school with the registration form.

Parents/Guardians must document residency by providing the school with TWO current (less than 3 months old) approved proofs of residency as listed below. PLEASE NOTE: Post Office Boxes and Cell Phone Bills have no Service Address and therefore are not accepted.

Acceptable Utilities: Electric, Gas, Water, Sewer, Cable/Internet. The utility bill must show matching service and mailing address in the name of the Parent/Guardian.

Other Acceptable Documents: Monthly mortgage statement, lease/rental agreement (signed), pay stub, insurance statement, car payment statement, government agency letters, etc. with parent’s name and address.