**Enrollment Update - April 11, 2022**

We are in the process of implementing an online enrollment portal through PowerSchool. Details and the process will be posted shortly. If you are planning to register a student, please contact Kelly Heiss.

This page will provide the information you need for registering a new student, applying for open enrollment, registering your kindergartner, or our preschool program. If you have questions, please contact Kelly Heiss by email or phone, 937-349-9000 ext. 1200. 

If you are another district with questions regarding EMIS, please contact Sondra Taylor by email or phone, 937-349-9000 ext. 1209.

Please make an appointment. In an effort to provide the best service to our new families, we ask that you book an enrollment appointment. This dedicated time allows us to prepare and coordinate one-on-one attention for your family. Pease contact Kelly Heiss at 937-349-9000 ext. 1200 or kheiss@fairbankspanthers.org.


Welcome to the Fairbanks Local School District! The district has centralized enrollment. You must register your child at the Board of Education office (Entrance B, in front of the Middle School). To get started, please click here and complete a contact form. If you have a kindergartner, please scroll down for information specific to kindergarten.

The District Office will contact you based on the information provided in the contact form to set up an enrollment appointment. Listed below are the items needed for enrollment.

To enroll your child in the district, please see the steps outlined below:

*Steps to enrollment are changing in the near future. If you are enrolling for the 2021-2022 school year, please contact the District Office at 937-349-9000 ext. 1200. If you are enrolling for 2022-2023 school year, please check back in mid-May for online enrollment steps.

If you have questions, you may contact the enrollment staff. Office hours are August - May: 7:30AM - 4:00PM and June - July: 7:30AM - 3:00PM.

Kelly Heiss, Central Office Secretary, at 937-349-9000 ext. 1200

Sondra Taylor, EMIS, at 937-349-9000 ext. 1209


2022-2023 UPDATE

Kindergarten Round-Up for the 2022-2023 school year will be held May 5th and 6th. We ask that you complete this form so that we have your contact information. Please contact Courtney Willis at 937-349-9000 ext. 2100 or Kelly Heiss at 937-349-9000 ext. 1200 with any additional questions or concerns.

For the 2022-2023 school year, incoming kindergartners must be 5 years old by August 1, 2022.

*Steps to enrollment are changing in the near future. If you are enrolling for the 2021-2022 school year, please contact the District Office at 937-349-9000 ext. 1200. If you are enrolling for 2022-2023 school year, you will receive information at Kindergarten Round-Up.


Open Enrollment for 2022-2023 is now closed.

The application period for open enrollment for the 2022-2023 school year will start on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 and close on Friday, May 6, 2022 at 4:00pm. The application will be posted on the district's website at 8:00am on April 12, 2022.

The following is the procedure for open enrollment:

The open enrollment application window opens the 2nd Tuesday in April at 8:00AM and will closes the 1st Friday in May at 4PM. 

Applicants must email a copy of their proof of residence to Kelly Heiss. Applications without proof of residence will not be considered.

Accepted Proof of Residence documents include:

  • Utility bills: Only gas, water or electric bills with both service and mailing addresses visible in the parent/guardian's name are accepted. We do not accept trash, phone or cable bills.

  • Lease agreements (when stated that utilities are included), in the parent/guardian's name

  • If you are living with someone and do not have a utility or lease in your name, a Residence Affidavit must be completed.

If Board-adopted capacities have not been exceeded, enrollment privileges may extended until the capacities have been met. However, open enrollment applications will not be accepted after the last Friday in September. Families will receive the district's decision on open enrollment applications by letter.


Fairbanks offers a special needs preschool with peer role models. If you have a child age 3-5 years old and are concerned about their development, please contact Ann Arthur via email or by phone 937-349-9000 ext. 1201. If you have a child who will be 4 or 5 before August 1st and would like to be considered for a peer role model, please contact Susan Cronin via email or phone 614-542-4106.