Are you entering or returning to the Lakewood City Schools?
Student Registration takes place at the Lakewood Board of Education on any business day. The Board of Education is located at 1470 Warren Avenue, Lakewood, Ohio 44107.
Registrations are taken by appointment. After collecting all required documents and completing all registration forms, you may schedule an appointment to register your child/children.
Please contact the registration secretary by telephone at (216) 529-4279 or
e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment. You may download student registration information and appropriate forms in the Student Registration Packet section of this page. You may also obtain a Student Registration Packet at the Board of Education.
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. The Lakewood City School District does not grant temporary enrollment (OCR 3313.64 E).
If after your child is enrolled and you move to a new address at any time during your child’s enrollment in the District, it is your responsibility to inform your child’s school principal of your new address.
Likewise, parent(s)/guardian(s) are responsible for informing school officials of any change(s) to the legal custody or guardianhip of their child(ren).
In the event of any of the changes listed below, parent(s)/guardian(s) shall notify their child(ren)'s school or house principal (LHS only).
NOTE: Notification shall be made to the Department of Student Services at the Board of Education when individual school buildings are closed.
any change of address
any change of telephone number(s)
any change of legal custody or guardianship
any and all current court orders from Domestic Relations, Juvenile, Probate or any other court which has exercised jurisdiction over the custody, guardianship or residence of the child/children as stipulated in O.R.C. 3313.672.
Ohio Law requires that all children complete a formal kindergarten program. Any child who is 5 years old on or before September 30 of the school year is eligible for kindergarten.
You may contact the Division of Teaching and Learning, Lakewood City Schools, 1470 Warren Road, Lakewood, Ohio 44107, (216) 529-4203 for kindergarten information and materials at any time.
The Lakewood City School District will enroll only those students whose parents/legal guardians are residents of the school district. “Residence” for school purposes means that the custodial parent(s)/legal guardian(s) of the student are full-time residents of Lakewood.
Required Information for Registration
A. Child’s Information:
- Certified copy of birth certificate (passport or visa)
- Social Security card (optional)
- Immunization record
- IEP and ETR (for Special Education only); 504 Plan
- Withdrawal information/report card/transcript from previous school
B. Parent Information:
- Valid driver’s license with current address / picture I.D.
- Residency (provide two) :
Current gas/electric bill-portion showing your name & address
Faxed confirmation of new utility service: (216) 529-4104
Fully executed lease: Includes landlord contact information and all persons living at this address
Owner Affidavit completed in full and notarized by landlord/property manager (only when proofs noted above cannot be provided).
Residency and Custody Affidavit completed in full and notarized by resident.
C. Custody/Guardianship (provide appropriate certified court journal entry )
D. Parent Completes:
- Student Registration Form
- Release of Records Authorization Form
- Residency and Custody Affidavit
- Owner Affidavit (if applicable)
E. Physician Completes:
- Physician's Medical Report
- Appropriate forms are listed below (If your child takes medication at school)
Parent Request and Authorization to Administer a Prescribed Medication/Drug or Treatment;
Licenced Prescriber's Statement;
Authorization for the Possession and Use of Epinephrine Autoinjector (Epi-Pen);
Authorization for the Possession and Use of Asthma Inhaler/Other Emergency Medication
Information or Questions:
Lakewood City Schools
1470 Warren Road
Lakewood, Ohio 44107
Registrar: (216) 529-4279
Fax: (216) 529-4104