Registration & Enrollment Information

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New Student Enrollment 

New student enrollment for the 2021-22 school year is now open!

Enrollment is done online through Ascender - Parent Portal. Please review this user's guide to help you enroll your child. 
Please note: Students who were registered for Pre-K or Kindergarten during Pre-K and Kindergarten in May are registered for the coming school year and do not need to register again. 

Transfer application

To request to transfer into Jarrell ISD, please complete this application: Jarrell ISD Transfer Application (PDF).

Jarrell ISD will no longer accept new out-of-district transfers at the elementary level (with the exception of children of staff members). Out-of-district transfers will be considered for the middle school and high school. 

Free- and Reduced-Meal Application

If you have not filled out an application, and would like to, please visit More information is available here

SCHOOL Registration Requirements

Age Requirements

State law requires school attendance between the ages of 6 and 18. A child must be 5 years of age on or before September 1 to enter kindergarten. To enter first grade, a child must be 6 years of age on or before September 1.

Document Requirements (K-12)

  • Birth certificate
  • Social Security card
  • Proof of physical residence
  • Parent's Photo ID
  • Transcript from previous school
  • Immunization record

Pre-Kindergarten Registration

The Jarrell Independent School District will offer an instructional program for eligible 4-year olds.

To Qualify:

  • Four years old on or before September 1
  • Limited English language proficiency
  • Income within guidelines for free/reduced meals (proof of income required)
  • Homeless
  • The child of a member of the armed forces of the United States, including the state military forces or a reserve component of the armed forces, who was injured or killed during active duty. Includes uniformed service members Missing in Action (MIA)
  • Fostered or adopted
  • Documents listed above

Need Help?

Contact your child's school registrar.

Attendance Boundaries

Click the map below to access an interactive map of our current Attendance Zones.