Fort Mill School District
2233 Deerfield Drive, Fort Mill, SC 29715
P: (803) 548-2527 | F: (803) 547-4696

New Student Registration 2018-2019
New Student Registration 2018-2019
Posted on 05/14/2018

Required: In order to start the new student registration process, a student must reside in the school district’s attendance area (Fort Mill or Tega Cay) at the time of registration. A student must turn 5 years of age on or before September 1, 2018 in order to enroll in Kindergarten for the 2018-2019 school year.

Step 1 - Registration Gateway - Online

The registration process begins at home using the district’s secure, online registration system called Registration Gateway This system will open for new student registration on May 29. 

Students attend a particular school based on their legal residence. School verification can be made through the district’s online school locator at Attendance area maps are available at each school, the district office and online via the school district’s webpage ( 

Step 2 - Required Documentation: In-Person Registration Completion

NEW K-8 STUDENTS.  After registering and scheduling an appointment online, parents are to bring required documentation to the Fort Mill School District’s (FMSD) main office. The schedule is noted below. 

Dates: *Jun 4-Aug 3, Mon-Thu Only 
             (Closed Fridays, *Closed Jul 4-11)
Time:     Daily 7:45AM-1:30PM, 2:00PM-3:45PM           
Location: FMSD Main Office 
                 2233 Deerfield Drive
                 Fort Mill, SC 29715
                 Phone: 803-548-2527 

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of new registrations, missed appointments may not be immediately rescheduled. 

NEW HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS (Grades 9-12).  After registering and scheduling an appointment online, parents are to bring required documentation (as noted above) to the registrar of their assigned high school (based on attendance area). Fort Mill High (803-548-1900) is located at 215 N. US 21 Bypass. Nation Ford High (803-835-0000) is located at 1400 AO Jones Blvd.

Required Documentation - What to Bring

*Your Child’s Legal Birth Certificate with Seal.  A mother’s copy or a hospital copy is not acceptable.  

*SC Certificate of Immunization.  All immunizations must be recorded on a SC Certificate of Immunization.  The Rock Hill Health Department provides this service; call 803-909-7300 for an appointment or for more information.

*Proof of Fort Mill Residency.  Acceptable documents include a deed, certificate of occupancy, closing statement indicating completion or rental lease agreement with official signatures, or a real estate tax receipt.  Utility bills and vehicle property tax receipts are not accepted as proof of residency documents.

*$30 Instructional Fee.  A personal check, money order, cash and debit/credit cards are accepted. Checks are made payable to the specific school you are registering your child

*Custody Papers.  If applicable.  

*For Middle and High School.   A copy of your child’s unofficial transcript (ideal) or latest report card from their previous school.

Please note: Due to increased enrollment, some schools are experiencing an enrollment freeze. Please go to for details or click here.