The Office of Student Enrollment is responsible for new student registration, address changes, transfers and school assignment for new and continuing students.
You may complete the online pre-registration process in advance or at Lincoln Center. To finalize your child's registration, you must appear in person at Lincoln Center. Only parents or legal guardians may register students. Legal guardians must present court-ordered custody or guardianship documentation. Notarized statements and powers of attorney are not acceptable.
***UPDATE*** During the pandemic, you do not need to appear in person at Lincoln Center. You may either upload your registration documents when you are prompted by the online pre-registration form or email your registration documents to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Office of Student Enrollment & Assignment is open to families with appointments only.
The Kindergarten Dual Language and STEAM² magnet lotteries have taken place.
All eligible families have been notified of their seated or waitlist status. Please save the notification email you received—you may click the personalized link to check your child's place on the waitlist at any time during the school year.
Newly-registered students who enroll after the deadline will be added to the waitlist in the order in which their registrations were completed.
Smith Middle Update
The Board of Education voted to re-open Smith Middle to students domiciled in the Smith attendance zone for the 2021-22 school year.
At its March 4, 2021 meeting, the Board approved a plan to re-open Smith Middle School to students domiciled in the Smith attendance zone. Students zoned to Smith and previously reassigned to other middle schools may request to attend Smith before April 15.
Middle school enrollment will be monitored carefully; if any middle school reaches 107% capacity, new students will be assigned to another middle school based on available space and high school assignment. Transportation will be provided.
Smith Middle Closed to New Students, 2019-20 and 2020-21
Due to extreme overcrowding, Smith Middle School is closed to new students for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 school years.
New students will be reassigned to overflow schools based on their addresses. Transportation is provided. Students reassigned in 2019-20 and 2020-21 will continue their assignments; transportation is provided.
The Board of Education voted to close Smith Middle to students enrolled after July 18, 2019. New students enrolled after July 18, 2019 will be reassigned to other schools as outlined in Option #6 on the agenda abstract.
No neighborhoods with current Smith students will be reassigned. The new development at Carraway Village, which had no Smith students on July 18, 2019, was reassigned to Estes Hills Elementary, Phillips Middle, and East Chapel Hill High.