Registration/Enrollment

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Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District

Registration/Enrollment

Welcome to Tiger Nation!

We thank you for choosing Heights and entrusting the CH-UH City School District with the education of your children. Our staff looks forward to working with you to help your children achieve success and thrive in our schools.

Registration for the '22-'23 school year is currently open for all incoming K-12 families. If you are interested in registering your child for Pre-Kindergarten, please see our Early Childhood Program page for more information. 

Families may choose one of two options to register your child: online, or in-person by appointment. Details on both options are below.
 
Option 1: Online Registration (4-Step Process)

The registration process can be completed online. There is no requirement to appear in person or schedule an appointment. 

NOTE: Upon initiating the online registration process, you will need to have all required documents accessible and ready to be scanned to [email protected], or faxed to 216-371-7177. All sections of the online registration application and required documents must be complete and submitted for the application to be processed, and your child enrolled.  

Step 1 - Complete the Online Registration.

Or, if you are unable to complete the Online Registration, you may complete the forms in the registration packet for the year you wish to enroll your child and scan/email to [email protected], or fax to 216-371-7177.

Step 2 - Scan or take pictures of the following required documents and email them to [email protected]. You may also fax documents to 216-371-7177.

  • Birth Certificate - A copy of the child’s birth certificate, passport, or equivalent
  • Parent/Guardian Identification - Ohio driver’s license or photo identification card
  • Record of all required immunizations
  • Custody Papers, if applicable - Court documents (certified copy) required, as follows:
    • Divorce – Divorce decree (must establish residential parent for schooling purposes
    • Custody – Journal entry from Juvenile Court
    • Guardianship – Letter of Guardianship from Probate Court
  • School Records
    • Withdrawal form and current report card from previous school
    • Individualized Education Plan (IEP), Evaluation Team Report (ETR) if student received Special Education services in previous school
  • Proofs of Residency in school district(3 items)
    • Mail - TWO pieces of business mail addressed to parent/legal guardian dated within the last 60 days (water/sewer bills are not accepted)
    • One of the following: mortgage document; current signed lease; Property Owner/Landlord Affidavit
Step 3 - Scan or take pictures of the following signed, completed documents and email them to [email protected]. You may also fax documents to 216-371-7177. 
Step 4 - After Enrollment
Parents/guardians will receive information from their child’s school (e.g. open houses, orientations, supply lists) at the start of the school year. Our Back to School page contains this information as well. 
 
 
Option 2: In-Person Registration by Appointment (3-Step Process)
 
NOTE: You must have all required documents with you at your in-person registration appointment to initiate the registration process.  If the parent/guardian does not have all required documents, the in-person registration appointment will be rescheduled to a time when the parent/guardian has the required registration documents. 

Step 1 - Call (216) 371- 7430 and schedule an in-person appointment. The Registration Office will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays for in-person appointments.

Step 2- Complete the forms in the registration packet for the year you wish to enroll your child (2022-2023) and bring the completed forms and the following documents to the appointment:
  • Birth Certificate - A copy of the child’s birth certificate, passport, or equivalent
  • Parent/Guardian Identification - Ohio driver’s license or photo identification card
  • Record of all required immunizations
  • Custody Papers, if applicable- Court documents (certified copy) required, as follows:
    • Divorce – Divorce decree (must establish residential parent for schooling purposes
    • Custody – Journal entry from Juvenile Court
    • Guardianship – Letter of Guardianship from Probate Court
  • School Records
    • Withdrawal form and current report card from previous school
    • Individualized Education Plan (IEP), 504 Plan, Evaluation Team Report (ETR) if student received Special Education services in previous school
  • Proofs of Residency in school district(3 items)
    • Mail - TWO pieces of business mail addressed to parent/legal guardian dated within the last 60 days (water/sewer bills are not accepted)
    • One of the following: mortgage document; current signed lease; Property Owner/Landlord Affidavit
  • Consent for Release of Records (only necessary if your child previously attended a different K-12 school.)

Step 3 - After Enrollment
Parents/guardians will receive information from their child’s school (e.g. open houses, orientations, supply lists) at the start of the school year. Our Back to School page contains this information as well. 


Who may register a child?
Only legal residents who are the parent or legal guardian of the child may complete the registration process. All certified court orders pertaining to guardianship and custody must be presented at the time of registration. Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District does not grant temporary enrollment (OCR 3313.64 E).

Residency Requirements
The Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District is tuition-free only for those students whose parents/legal guardians are residents of the school district. Residence for school purposes means that the parents/legal guardians of the student live within the school district seven days a week.

Which school will my child attend?
To find your child's school of attendance, you can enter your address into our interactive boundary map. You can confirm this information by calling the Registration Department at (216) 371-7430.

Intra-District Open Enrollment
The District will only accept applications for Intra-District Open Enrollment for the 2022-2023 school year from March 1, 2022 through April 12, 2022. Parents/guardians will be notified of the Intra-District Open Enrollment decision via mail by May 10, 2022. (Policy 5113)

Kindergarten Registration
Eligibility - A child must be 5 years old by September 30 of the year they will attend school.

Early Entrance - An Early Entrance evaluation is available for children with birth dates between October 1 and December 31 of the year they will attend school, and who also demonstrate superior functioning in the areas of achievement or ability. View the CH-UH Early Entrance to Kindergarten document for more information.

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Contact Us

CH-UH Registration Department
Delisle Options Center
14780 Superior Road
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118

Phone: 216-371-7430
Fax: 216-371-7177 
 
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Jeronica Bell
Interim Registrar
Staff Assistant, Registration 

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