In an effort to provide exceptional customer service to families, Ross Local Schools uses a centralized enrollment process for all students. Parents may register their children by appointment at the Central Registration office to serve the residents of our community. New families to the Ross Local School District will be able to register their child/children for school at a one-stop location for maximum convenience. The Central Registration Office is located at:
Ross Middle School
3425 Hamilton Cleves Road
Hamilton, OH 45013
Phone: 513-868-4504 Fax: 513-863-0066
Students attending Elda Elementary and Morgan Elementary can apply for intradistrict enrollment. Please see the information in the upper right hand corner of this page. Applications are due annually by April 8.
We DO NOT accept open enrollment applications from students in other districts.
Please contact the Central Registration Office for an appointment.
Hours: 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
To begin the registration process please bring:
- Birth Certificate
- Social Security Card (Optional)
- Proof of residency within the Ross Local School District (Electric/Gas bill, water bill, rental agreement with a utility bill, mortgage statement, deed, property tax bill)
- Copy of Custody Papers (if applicable)
- Copy of Individual Education Plan (IEP) (if applicable)
- Copy of Section 504 Plan (if applicable)
- Copy of Gifted Written Education Plan (WEP) (if applicable)
You will also need to provide the name and address of the previous school your children attended so that we can send a record request form.
In order to accommodate your registration quickly, we MUST comply with the legal requirements of the following:
- Federal/State Law - "Missing Child Act"
- State Law ORC 3113.64 - Legal Custody
- State Law ORC 3313.64 - Legal Residency
- Ross Board of Education Policy Guidelines
For Preschool registration, please contact Morgan Elementary at 513-738-1986.
Only students who are residents of the Ross Local School District and officially enrolled in the Ross schools are eligible to participate in the intradistrict open enrollment program. For more information download the Intradistrict Enrollment Information Document from the links on the right.
To apply, download and complete the Intradistrict Open Enrollment form found in the links section of this page. Forms must be submitted by the Parent/Guardian of the student to the home (neighborhood) school principal by April 8
The Ross Local School District is pleased to offer you a service that will save you time, improve delivery of services to your child, and also help our schools operate more efficiently. FinalForms is an online program that allows parents to complete and file most school and athletic forms electronically.
Directions on creating and logging into parent and student accounts are listed in the Parent Playbook which is available for download in the links sectionof this page.