New Student Enrollment

Are you interested in enrolling your student in Decatur City Schools? Please read the information below and follow the appropriate links.

2021-2022 New Student Enrollment Information

Decatur City Schools is now enrolling new students for the 2021-2022 school year.  If your child will be entering school for the first time, recently moved into the Decatur City Schools district, transferring from another school district, private school, home or church school – please follow the instructions below to begin the registration process:

*Returning students from 2020-2021 need to complete their Online Registration to be enrolled for 2021-2022.  

NEW Student Enrollment

All new students will need to enroll at the Enrollment Office which is located at the Center of Alternative Programs building, 406 2nd Ave SE Decatur, AL 35601. You can call the Enrollment Office for directions, 256-580-4346.

Be sure to gather and/or have available the following documents/forms:

  • Proof of Name and Age (Ex. Birth Certificate)

  • Social Security Card (Recommended but NOT REQUIRED)

  • Proof of address (in parent/legal guardian’s name). You may follow this link for more information about the proof of address requirements.

  • Alabama Immunization Form or a Certification of Exemption

  • Parent/Guardian state issued photo ID

  • Any custody documents, if applicable. Custody Papers are required if you are divorced or you are not the parent listed on the birth certificate.

  • Withdrawal forms/Transcript/Previous School records (if available) 

If you are missing any documents needed for Enrollment and need assistance you can contact the Enrollment office at 256-580-4346. 

Returning Student Registration for 2021-2022

Decatur City Schools will utilize Online Registration (InfoSnap Enrollment) for returning students , those who were enrolled as of May 2021. InfoSnap Enrollment for returning student registration requires a Snapcode to access the record. 

Snapcodes were emailed starting June 1, 2021 to the addresses we have on file for custodial guardians. If you have questions about your student's Snapcode, you can email questions to registrationsupport@dcs.edu.  

Child Find: Help Us Locate Children with Disabilities... Contact your school system for ages 3-21 or 1-800-543-3098 (TTY 800-499-1816) for birth through 2. Spanish-speaking families may call 1-866-450-2838 ("Familias de habla hispana pueden llamar al 1-866-450-2838.")