Enrolling in Amarillo ISD Schools
Welcome to Amarillo ISD!
Parents moving into Amarillo should register their children for school as soon as possible. For back-to-school registration, much of the registration process can now be completed online through the Skyward Family Access account. There are still a few things (such as proof of residency, free/reduced lunch applications, and picking up class schedules) that must be taken care of during traditional, on-site registration, usually at the end of July/beginning of August.
During the school year, students may be registered at any time during the school day. Students are assigned to a particular AISD campus according to their home address, and must register at their assigned school. To find out which school your child will attend, please call the AISD Student Records Office at (806) 326-1350. To enroll your child, you will need to bring the following documents:
The following documents are required for all students who are enrolling in AISD for the first time.
(BRING ALL OF THE FOLLOWING)
In Texas, children must be six years old on or before September 1 to enter first grade. Children must be five years old on or before September 1 to enter kindergarten. Children must be four years old on or before September 1 to enter pre-kindergarten.*
*Eligible three-year-olds may be dually enrolled in community based pre-kindergarten classrooms and child care (see “Pre-kindergarten”).
Amarillo ISD provides campus based pre-kindergarten for eligible children who are four years old on or before September 1 of the current school year. The program is aligned with K-12 and is offered at most elementary campuses. AISD also offers a community based pre-kindergarten program for eligible three- and four-year-olds at several local day care facilities.
To be eligible for pre-kindergarten, a child must meet age requirements and must be:
For more information on pre-k programs, call your assigned campus. You can also visit our Early Childhood Education page here.
Immunization Requirements and Student Health Services
Visit Immunization Requirements and Student Health Services for information regarding required immunizations or talk to your school nurse.
AISD students may apply for a transfer from one school to another within the District. Students who live outside the District may also apply for a transfer to a school within AISD Transfer requests are accepted on a space available basis and must be applied for annually. The District may charge tuition for out-of-district transfers.
Transfer applications are available at all AISD campuses and should be submitted to the receiving school by May 1 for the next school year. For more information about transfer procedures, students/parents should contact either the principal of the school they wish to attend or the principal of their current school.