2021-2022 Registration is open for all students!

School Registration

Before you begin, please review the required documents listed below.

Once you click on the appropriate link below, please choose from the dropdown the school year you are registering for: 21-22.

Online Registration Form For EXISTING Families In The District – Click Here

online registration form For NEW Families – Click Here

Required forms and information for specific grades:

  • PK: Immunization, Health Physical & Proof of Age
  • Kdg: Immunization, Health Physical, Proof of Age, Dental & Vision
  • 3rd Grade: Vision Screening
  • 7th Grade: New Immunization record
  • 9th Grade: Dental Screening
  • 12th Grade: New Immunization record
  • An existing family who has moved to a different address: New Proof of Residency
  • For a complete list and sample forms, please follow this link: Health Services

Required forms and information for New Families to the District

  • Proof of birthdate
  • Address verification

The online registration form must be completed by the student’s parent or legal guardian in order to enroll your student at Southeast Polk. Proof of legal guardianship needs to be provided in order to enroll the student. Please bring the following information with you to your appointment.

Proof of Age

Proof of age is required for all new students to the Southeast Polk Community School District. In Iowa, a child must be five years old on or before September 15 of the year he or she starts school in order to enroll in kindergarten. Proof of age is requested at Kindergarten Roundup and required prior to the start of school. For students in grades one through 12, proof is also required before your child can start attending school.
Several options are acceptable:

  • A passport
  • Adoption papers
  • A certificate obtained from the county the child was born.
  • For Polk County: Polk County Recorder’s Office, 111 Court Ave., Room 245, Des Moines, IA 50309-2251; Phone: 286-3781.
  • A state certificate can be obtained from: Iowa Vital Records Bureau, Lucas State Office Building 321 E. 12th, Des Moines, IA  50319; Phone: 281-4944

Custody Verification

If custody is of other means than divorce, the Guardianship and Custodial papers must have an assignment of tuition. This is handled through the courts, so please contact your attorney for assistance.

Proof of Residency

If you are new to our district, please be prepared to provide proof of residency showing your name and district address in any of the following forms. Please provide the appropriate documentation to the Registrar prior to your student’s first day of school at Southeast Polk. Failure to do so may delay your student’s enrollment at Southeast Polk.

If you own property in the Southeast Polk school district, proof of residency for homeowners can be verified by the Polk County Assessor’s page. If homeownership is too current to be reflected on the Polk County Assessor’s page, you may be asked to provide one or more of the following:

    • Homeowner’s purchase agreement
    • Statement from your mortgage company
    • Current utility bill mailed to you at your residence
    • Any other bill mailed to you at your residence
    • A canceled check in your name showing district address

If you rent  property in the Southeast Polk school district you will need to provide one or more of the following:

    • Copy of the lease/rental agreement
    • Current utility bill mailed to you at your residence
    • A canceled check in your name for the current month showing district address
    • A pay stub from your current employer showing district address

If you are sharing  a home or apartment with another individual or family you will need to provide one or more of the following:

    • A statement from landlord or apartment manager indicating awareness of your living arrangements
    • Current utility bill or any other bill mailed to you at your residence
    • A canceled check in your name for the current month showing district address
    • A pay stub from your current employer showing district address

Falsification of any information or document required for residency verification or the use of the address of another person without actually residing there may result in:

    • Revocation of student enrollment
    • Being held liable to reimburse the district for expenses incurred to educate this student
    • Civil action resulting from fraud, negligent misrepresentation, and negligence

High School Registrar & Release of Educational Records

To request a transcript or other educational records, complete the required form and fax to  515.957.5171  Or, email hs_registrar@southeastpolk.org with Transcript Request in the subject line.  Processing can take up to 3 business days, plus delivery time.

Transcript Request Form

Attendance Areas

Wondering which elementary school your child will attend at Southeast Polk Community School District for the current school year?
Look through our attendance area maps.

Transfer request waiver

Open Enrollment

Please follow the links for board policies 501-14 and 501-15 regarding open enrollment.
Follow this link for information on open enrollment
Contact Karen Haines

Private Instruction [Home School]

Please follow this link to learn more about Private Instruction options

Student and Family Assitance Programs 

The RAMS Unite page offers a unified location for Southeast Polk community students and families who are in need to find resources that will help support and ensure their success.


If you have questions regarding registration, please contact your building or the District Registrar,

Altoona Elementary Kacie Lane 515-967-3771
Centennial Elementary Kerry Tyler 515-967-2109
Clay Elementary Lacey Beals  515-967-4198
Delaware Elementary Dawn Ladd 515-262-3197
Four Mile Elementary Sharon Messer  515-265-1977
Mitchellville Elementary Marguerite Helvey  515-967-4274
Runnells Elementary Carole Miller 515-966-2068
Willowbrook Elementary Michelle Sloan  515-967-7512
Spring Creek Linda Johnson 515-967-5533
Junior High Madonna Coates  515-967-5509 x3025
High School Barb Tuttle 515-957-5660
Little Rams Preschool Jackie White 515-957-5664
District Registrar Deborah Starcevich 515-967-4294 x1001