• Committed to Excellence New Student Online Enrollment and Annual Registration

    As a public school system, Plano ISD welcomes all students who live within the district's boundaries and meet state age and health requirements. For specific enrollment information, please contact your child's school. If you need to find out which school your child will attend, please use the School Finder to look up the attendance boundaries for your address. 

    Looking for PreK or Headstart enrollment? Check out the Early Childhood Enrollment page.

    Bilingual/Dual Language Program Notice: Students who are recommended for our Dual Language/Bilingual Program will be served at a bilingual campus with available space, as near to the student’s home school as possible. Students may be temporarily placed on one campus in order to set up transportation, then moved to the available bilingual campus. If you have questions you may contact Talle Gomez, Executive Director of Multilingual Services, at talle.gomez@pisd.edu

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  • EXISTING STUDENTS - If your student completed the 2020-2021 school year in Plano ISD, DO NOT ENROLL an existing student. Annual registration is available through the Parent Portal.

    The online enrollment process is only for new or previously withdrawn students.  

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      Who Can Enroll Students

      • Students MUST be enrolled by: 

        • the natural parent,
        • legal guardian or
        • other person having legal control under a court order

        The person enrolling the student must present their driver's license or department of transportation identification card at the time of enrollment.

        A student 18 or more years of age living independently must present evidence of age and complete the necessary form in the office of Student Services prior to enrolling at the school.


        Not the natural parent or designated guardian

        Any person who is not the natural parent or is not designated guardian of the child by a court order must register with the office of Student Services, prior to enrolling the student.

        Student Services
        1300 19th Street, Suite D
        Plano, TX 75074

      Required Documents

      • Documents Needed for Enrollment


        • Original birth certificate (or certified copy which includes a certificate number and is issued by the state), passport or other documents suitable as proof of the student's identity. See School Board Policy FD (EXHIBIT)
        • Texas law requires the parent enrolling a student under the age of 11 to:
          • provide the original or certified copy of the student’s birth certificate at the time of enrollment; or
          • provide other reliable proof of the child’s identity and age (e.g., passport) plus a signed statement explaining the inability to produce an original or certified copy of the birth certificate. See form Policy FD (Exhibit C).

        • Current immunization record signed by a physician. Immunizations, per Texas requirements, must be up to date with proper documentation prior to enrollment and attending class.

        • Proof of residency in Plano ISD (natural gas or electricity bill, original lease agreement, or approved certificate of eligibility to enroll form)

        • Most recent report card/withdrawal slip from the previous school

        • Social Security card (if available; if not, the student will be assigned a state ID number)

        • High school transcript (if applicable)

        • Valid Identification - Parent’s valid driver’s license, or state identification card, or guardian information form, and guardian’s driver’s license or state identification card. 
          • If the parent or guardian is not a licensed driver or has not obtained a state ID card, other photo ID will be considered including, but not limited to, a passport or employment identification card.

        • Early Childhood Programs
          •  Military Dependents (Department of Defense ID required) 
          • A letter documenting conservatorship by the Department of Family and Protective Services (if applicable)
          • Proof of income, if applicable (current paycheck stub, tax return, food stamp documentation, or Food and Nutritional Services letter)
      • First Grade - How old does my child have to be to enroll in first grade?

        In order to attend first grade in Plano ISD, a child must be six years old on or before September 1, has previously been enrolled in the first grade of another public school, or has completed kindergarten from an accredited program.  Children who are five by September 1st, may enroll in first grade through the district's kindergarten acceleration procedures.

        The child should be registered in Kindergarten at his/her school. Parents must apply for kindergarten acceleration. Assessment sessions are scheduled for June. Students who move into the district in July and early August may be considered for acceleration assessment. The deadline for receiving these students is September 1. 

        For further information regarding the testing of underage students for first-grade enrollment, contact Plano ISD's Office of Credit by Exam at (469) 752-8703.

      • I'm Building /Purchasing a Home within PISD Boundaries. When Can I Enroll my Student?

        If a family has not yet moved into the school district but is building or purchasing a home within the district boundaries, a Certificate of Eligibility Form must be completed and the contract for purchase must be submitted to the office of Student Services prior to enrolling.

        Student Administrative Services 1300 19th Street, Suite D, Plano, TX 75074
        (469) 752-3793
        Fax (469) 752-3892

      • Must I use a specific browser for Parent Self Serve (PSS) and enrollment?

        All items are optimized for Google Chrome. There is functionality that may not work correctly with other browsers. If you do not have Chrome, it can be downloaded for computers, iPhones or Android.

      • What steps do I follow to register my child within PISD?

        The steps to complete the registration process are available on the Online Enrollment webpage or as a downloadable pdf.

      • I would like for my student to attend a campus outside of our address attendance boundaries. What do I need to do?

        If you would like for your student to attend a campus other than your zoned campus, please contact Student Administrative Services to complete a transfer. Your student may be registered at their home campus in the interim. If the transfer is approved, the students' records will be reassigned to the accepted campus.

        Student Administrative Services 1300 19th Street, Suite D, Plano, TX 75074
        (469) 752-3793
        Fax (469) 752-3892

      • My transfer was accepted and my child is new to the district, so I’ve never had a Parent Self Serve account with Plano ISD. What’s my next step?

        Please see the instructions for registering a new student found on the Online Enrollment Guide. Please ensure to have a copy of your approved transfer to upload under the attachments section.

      • Documents were not uploaded but I have them now. Where do I upload?

        Please log back into your enrollment portal, return to the “Attachments” page, and upload the documents you need to provide. 
        If your student’s name is no longer listed in the drop down, please contact the campus.

      • My student turns 4 on September 1, making them eligible for an Early Childhood Program (PK). How do I register my student?

        PreK registration information is available on the Early Childhood Programs Portal.

      • I have submitted my request for registration in Plano ISD. How long should I wait before contacting the campus?

        Please see the Opportunities to Enroll in Person webpage for campus staff return dates. If campus staff has already returned, please allow up to 3 business days for your request to be reviewed. Once your request is processed and approved, you will receive a confirmation email from your campus.

      • Can't complete online enrollment?

        Families of new students unable to complete the online enrollment process can enroll onsite at their child's school according to the schedules below
        or the Plano ISD Enrollment Center:

      • Early Childhood & Elementary Schools (Grades PreK–5)

        Families of new elementary or early childhood school students unable to complete the online enrollment process can enroll onsite at their child's school on either of the following dates. No appointment is necessary.

        • July 26 & 27  | 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. (no appointment required)

      • Middle Schools (Grades 6–8)

        Families of new middle school students unable to complete the online enrollment process should contact their child's school beginning July 22 to make an enrollment appointment. Middle school counselors return July 22. As possible, appointments will fall on one of of these dedicated enrollment days:

        • July 26 & 27  | 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. (appointment required)

      • High/Senior High Schools

        High Schools (Grades 9-10): Families of new high school students unable to complete the online enrollment process should contact their child's school beginning July 20 to make an enrollment appointment. High school counselors return July 19. As possible, appointment will fall on one of of these dedicated enrollment days:

        • July 21, 22 & 26  | 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. (appointment required)

        Senior High Schools (Grades 11-12): Families of new senior high school students unable to complete the online enrollment process should contact their child's school beginning July 20 to make an enrollment appointment. Senior high school counselors return on July 19.

      Parent-Led Virtual Option

      • Parent-Led PreK - Grade 6 Virtual Option

        For more information about the parent-led temporary virtual option at the start of the 2021-22 school year, please visit: 

        Virtual Option website