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Open Enrollment

Last Updated: 4/1/2021 2:15 PM

NEW OPEN ENROLLMENT APPLICATION PROCESS opens April 1, 2021. New Open Enrollment applications will be accepted throughout the month of April 2021 but it is a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Download 2021-2022 application here 

Come to door #2 at Canton South High School during office hours. Bring with you a photo ID, proof of residency, and any court or school documents applicable.  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.  

Reminder to 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

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


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.