Enrollment for New Families

Finding Your School
To enroll a student in the Mehlville School District, you and your child must reside within the district’s boundaries. Confirm your residency and locate your child’s school using our boundary map. Enter the home address in the search bar to locate your school.

Kindergarten and New Student Enrollment
Mehlville offers full-day, tuition-free kindergarten. Children must be five years old before Aug. 1 to begin kindergarten in the fall. Each January, Mehlville elementary schools begin accepting kindergarten enrollment for the following school year. 

Mehlville School District enrolls new students at all grade levels throughout the school year using the same steps outlined below.

Step 1

Gather this required information before you begin the enrollment process.

  • Parent/guardian legal name(s) and address(es)

  • Student(s) legal name

  • For transfer students, previous school contact information

  • Emergency contact information

Gather the documentation that is needed for the enrollment process.

  • Parent/guardian photo identification

  • Birth certificate issued by the Bureau of Vital Statistics

  • Medically documented immunization/health records

  • Proof of residency (please read more below)

  • IEP and evaluation, if the student is receiving Special Education services

  • For transfer students, an unofficial transcript or most recent report card

Proof of Residency

Unless student is exempt from the proof of residency requirement, one document from each List A and List B are required. Electronic documents are accepted if they are current and contain the information required for the district to verify proof of residence (date, name, address, applicable signatures, etc.). The district has the right to request additional proof at any time or to employ other means to verify residency. Under Missouri law, misrepresenting residency is a criminal offense. If a family’s residency status is found to be inaccurately represented or changes without notification to the district, the district may act to recover the cost of services provided.

List A documents

  • Deed or Mortgage statement dated within 30 days of the date of submission for verification

  • Real estate tax receipt dated within 1 year of the date of submission

  • Unexpired lease/rental agreement signed by landlord and tenant including the address, apartment number, and date of rental

  • Landlord verification letter on property management company letterhead for month to month leases only (original lease showing month to month terms required)

  • Sales contract free of contingencies and signed by all parties, provided a copy of the closing statement is submitted within 60 days of enrollment

List B documents

  • Utility bill (water, gas, sewer, electric or trash) dated within 30 days of the date of submission including the name, service and mailing address. Trash bills will be accepted if dated within the most recent billing quarter.

  • Personal property tax receipt dated within 1 year of the date of submission

  • Unexpired occupancy permit listing all the occupants of the residence

  • Government acknowledgment of address (i.e. social security, voter registration, welfare, etc.) dated within 30 days of the date of submission

Step 2

Contact the school that your child will attend to get a Parent Portal account. Begin the enrollment process by logging into the Parent Portal. Look for the banner in yellow that says Online registration must be completed for the school year. Click on “View” to begin enrolling your student.

Step 3

Families will receive an email to the address provided to confirm the status of the application after it has been reviewed. 

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