Fort Mill School District
2233 Deerfield Drive, Fort Mill, SC 29715
P: (803) 548-2527 | F: (803) 547-4696
Transportation: (803) 802-1998

New Student Enrollment 2019-2020

The online portal for new student enrollment  will open Friday, June 7 at 1 p.m. Appointments for new students in (rising) K-8 will begin June 10. Appointments for FMHS and NFHS will begin June 24. Appointments at CRHS will begin July 9. 

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

Required:
 In order to start the new student enrollment process, a student must reside in the school district’s attendance area (Fort Mill or Tega Cay) at the time of enrollment. A student must turn 5 years of age on or before September 1, 2019 in order to enroll in Kindergarten for the 2019-2020 school year.

Step 1 - Registration Gateway - Online

The enrollment process begins at home using the district’s secure, online system called Registration Gateway
 https://registration.fortmillschools.org/

Students attend a particular school based on their legal residence. School verification can be made through the district’s online school locator at https://maps2.yorkcountygov.com/ez/Search_Address_School.aspx . Attendance area maps are available at each school, the district office, and online via the district's website.  

Step 2 - Required Documentation: In-Person Enrollment Completion


NEW K-8 STUDENTS.  After enrolling and scheduling an appointment online, beginning June 10, parents are to bring required documentation to the Fort Mill School District Office, 2233 Deerfield Drive, Fort Mill. Due to the high volume of appointments, if you arrive late you may be required to reschedule. 

NEW HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS (Grades 9-12).  After enrolling and scheduling an appointment online, parents are to bring required documentation (as noted below) 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. Catawba Ridge High School is located at 1180 Fort Mill Parkway. Appointments for FMHS and NFHS will begin June 24. Appointments at CRHS will begin July 9. 

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, a real estate tax receipt, or rental lease agreement with official signatures. Utility bills and vehicle property tax receipts are not accepted as proof of residency documents.

*$30 Instructional Fee for Elementary and Middle Schoolers.  A $30 Instructional Fee is also required for High School students as well as a $12 Publication 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.  

*An unofficial transcript for credit bearing High School or Middle School Classes or the last report card from previous elementary/middle school for your child.