Enrollment

Welcome to the Shorewood School District! If you are new to our District, we encourage you to register your student as soon as possible to help us balance class sizes and provide appropriate staffing. Register with our Pupil Services Office, located in the administration building of Shorewood High School, 1701 E. Capitol Drive, Shorewood, WI 53211. Call 414-963-6903 for more information.

You are welcome to visit our schools during school hours. Please call the appropriate school in advance to schedule an appointment, to be sure someone will be available to provide a tour and answer your questions. Please contact the Pupil Services Office to verify which elementary school your child is eligible to attend.

 

NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION PROCESS

You will need to present the following documents to enroll your student in the Shorewood School District:
  • Child's Birth Certificate or Passport (If born outside the U.S., passport is required.)
  • Immunization Record
  • Transcripts from last school attended (high school students)
  • Proof of Residency (TWO items; see below for accepted documents)
 

1. First, click this ONLINE REGISTRATION LINK to start the enrollment process for your new student.

2. After you have completed the Online Registration, please call the Pupil Services Office to make an appointment to come in with the documents listed above.

Proof of Residency

Per Shorewood School District Policy #420, families need to provide one piece of documentation from EACH of the following lists. Your child will not be allowed to enroll until residency is verified.

List A:

  1. Current property tax statement
  2. A closing statement for purchasing a home
  3. A signed current resident lease (including the landlord’s name, address, and phone number)

List B:

  1. Current month’s utility bill
  2. Health insurance statement (homeowners and renter's insurance will NOT be accepted)
  3. Food Share/Quest benefit statement
  4. Medicaid/Badgercare benefit statement
  5. W-2, SSI, or other County, State, or Federal benefit statement

FOR NEW NON-RESIDENTS

If your child currently does not reside in Shorewood, there are two ways your student can attend school in the district:

BECOME A RESIDENT
Resident students are entitled to receive a free public education in the Shorewood School District and may register to attend at any time. Proof of residency is required at registration.

APPLY FOR OPEN ENROLLMENT
For more information about open enrollment, you can call the state's Open Enrollment Information Line at 888-245-2732 or access the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) website.

FOR RETURNING STUDENTS

Families of continuing Shorewood students are required to register prior to attending the fall semester, following the procedures detailed in this letter. In addition to completing Online Registration, families must present proof of residency documents and pay school fees at "Forms and Fees Days" in August.