Student Registration


Central Registration Center is currently accepting phone appointments only.
If you are delivering documents to the office, please be prepared to follow posted COVID-19 measures.
Schedule an appointment: 315.435.6392 |

Akua A Goodrich
P:  (315) 435-4545
F:  (315) 435-6210
Assistant Director
Barbara Martinez-Velazquez
Administrator (Retired)
Octavia Wilcox
1005 W. Fayette St.
4th Floor, Syracuse, NY 13204
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Open now through January 31, 2022! Click Here to complete the application, or Click Here for more information.

*If your child is not currently enrolled in the Syracuse City School District, you must also complete a registration for enrollment into SCSD for the 2022-2023 school year between Feb. 1 and Mar. 31 to be considered for a High School Choice program.


2021-2022 REGISTRATION: Open now for New and Returning Students (Grades Pre-K - 12)

2022-2023 REGISTRATION: Opens February 1, 2022

K-8 & 10-12 SCHOOL CHOICE & TRANSFER: Begins February 1, 2022


New or Returning. Age 3 & 4.

Must be 3 by 12/1/21 (born between 12/2/17 and 12/1/18) or must be 4 by 12/1/21 (born between 12/2/16 and 12/1/17).

For questions regarding Pre-K, please email or call (315) 435-4276 Option 5. 

Information & Requirements

Register (Current Year)

New or Returning. Age 5.

Must be 5 by 12/1/21 (Born between 12/2/15 and 12/1/16).

Information & Requirements

Register (Current Year)


New or Returning Students (Grades 1-12)
First time SCSD Student or returning to SCSD

Register for the current school year (2021-22).

Information & Requirements

Register (Current Year)

High School Choice & Transfer Application
8th Graders / Incoming Freshman 2022

Application open through January 31, 2022!
8th grade families must submit a High School Choice and Transfer Application to let your counselor know which programs you're interested in by January 31, 2022. Want to learn more about our CTE programs? Attend a Virtual Open House or take a look at our FAQs!

Application Assistance Form: Please complete and share with your school counselor if you would like someone to fill out the High School Choice/ Transfer application for you when it becomes available.

Information & Requirements

Application (Open Now!)

Process Timeline (Subject to Change)
High School Choice and Transfer Application will go live at 11:59 pm on the evening of Monday, December 6, 2021

Interviews will begin on Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Interviews will resume after the Christmas break on Thursday, January 13, 2022

High School Choice and Transfer application will close at 11:59 pm Sunday, January 31, 2022

Interviews will continue through Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Lotteries will be conducted on or before Friday, April 1, 2022

High School Choice and Transfer placement and acceptance letters will be mailed to families on or before Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Need help? You may request assistance in completing the registration process by calling (315) 435-6392 to schedule a phone appointment or email


Mckinney - Vento

Read more about your rights under the McKinney-Vento Act.

McKinney-Vento Act

Registration Packet
Our registration packet is available here as a fillable PDF document. It contains forms which are required to be submitted with each student registration. 

Click here for registration packet

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Important Documents