A resident who is new to the Bexley City School District should contact the school that his or her student will attend in the fall. Parents/guardians may become acquainted with the education programs that are available by perusing this web site or contacting the Central Office to obtain printed materials (614-231-7611).
Some of the unique opportunities in Bexley Schools include world language instruction in grades 1 - 12, dedicated school counselors in all five buildings, and specialists with certifications in their fields teaching arts courses -- all features available at only a few Ohio public schools.
Bexley offers free, all-day kindergarten for all students who turn five years of age on or before August 1 of the year that they enroll in kindergarten. Information about Bexley's kindergarten program can be found here. Click here for an Ohio Department of Education checklist about kindergarten readiness.
Families must live within the City of Bexley boundaries in order to experience the Bexley Schools education program. A link to the complete list of street and house numbers that make up Bexley is available below, under "Resources"; see also the Board of Education policy regulating Residency Requirements. The Bexley City School District does not accept students on a tuition basis. Neither does it participate in “open enrollment” options.
New student registration takes place in each school office during regular school hours: 8:00am - 3:00pm (year round at the high and middle schools; in the elementary schools, August through early June). If registering in the summer, please call the school to make sure office personnel is available to meet.
Kindergarten registration occurs in March at all three elementary schools. Every student, even one whose siblings already attend Bexley Schools, should be registered at the school he or she will attend. The child does not have to accompany the parent/guardian to register. Fall 2017 registration dates are as follows:
|Students with last names A-L
Tues, March 7 9:00 - 11:00am
1:00 - 3:00pm
|Last names M - Z
Wed, March 8 9:00 - 11:00 am
1:00 - 3:00pm
Evening hours are available for parents/guardians who are unable to register during the day: Tuesday, March 7 from 6:00-8:00pm.
Those registering over the summer months should call the school to make sure an office person is available to enroll the child. Please call the Central Office (614-231-7611) with any questions.
Parents/guardians should bring all of the following; all documents will be copied and maintained at school:
- Child’s original birth certificate or other document as evidence of birth;
- Certified copy of any child custody order or decree;
- Proof of having received or being in the process of receiving required immunizations and copies of those records;
- Completed rental lease or proof of ownership (i.e., a tax bill, mortgage payment or country auditor property information), including contact information for verification;
- Check bearing an address from a current checking account (checking account number should be blacked out);
- Utility receipt or utility deposit receipt;
- Driver's license