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Welcome New Students

Last Updated: 6/4/2021 6:30 PM

All Canton Local Schools Participate in Online Registration

Steps to Register Your Child(ren) in Canton Local School District for the 2021-2022 school year:

  • Complete Online Registration - Please click the New Student Registration button below to create an account for your child(ren). Watch the video at end of the page for help! 
    NOTE: Parents of students who currently attend preschool through Canton Local Schools do not need to re-register for kindergarten. You will receive a separate email with instructions.

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  • Complete Registration Process - Registration will not be complete until all required documentation has been collected.  The registration office will call parents/guardians after July 26, 2021, to schedule an appointment to drop off the registration documents listed below.   The registrar will not be in the office from June 7 - July 23, 2021. 
    PLEASE NOTE: ONLY ONE legal parent/guardian permitted, please do not bring your child(ren) with you. 

Items needed for registration are:

  • Child's Birth certificate
  • Two proofs of residency (see right)
  • Parent / Guardian Photo ID
  • Vaccination records
  • Child's Student Social Security Card
  • Custody papers if applicable

Preschool families: please also bring proof of income if you would like to be considered for zero or reduced tuition.  

Bring one of these:

  • Current pay stub 
  • Previous year tax return
  • Public assistance financial forms

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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 provide 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.