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 2020-2021
New Student Enrollment 2020-2021
Posted on 06/25/2020

Please note: Due to increased enrollment, some schools are experiencing an enrollment freeze for the 2020-2021 school year. Please click here for details.   

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, 2020 in order to enroll in Kindergarten for the 2020-2021 school year.

Step 1 - Registration Gateway - Online

The enrollment process begins at home using the district’s secure, online system called Registration Gateway

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 district's website.  

Step 2 - Required Documentation: In-Person Enrollment Completion

NEW K-8 STUDENTS.  After enrolling and scheduling an appointment online 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 will need 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 (803-835-5222) is located at 1180 Fort Mill Parkway. 

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 school students.  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 for.

*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.