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Kindergarten Registration


How do I register my child for Kindergarten?

(students must be five years old on or before August 1 to enter Kindergarten)

Kindergarten registration is a three-step process.

  1. Completion of online registration paperwork can be done by clicking on this link  https://mansfield.esvportal.com/  (If your child is a “current  MCS PK student” that will be transitioning to KG, then please speak to Jamie Spotts @ Springmill/STEM or Melinda Hood, Central Registrar for further detailed enrollment information )

  2. Once the online registration is submitted and reviewed, a confirmation email from [email protected] will be sent to you.

  3. You will then need to schedule an in-person or virtual appointment with the Central Registrar, Melinda Hood by phone, email, or through the Central Registration Appointment Calendar located at the bottom of the New Student Enrollment page of our website.

Phone: 419-525-6400 Ext. 1040, or Option 2

Email: [email protected]


Central Registration Location: Mansfield Board of Education, 856 W. Cook Rd. Mansfield, Ohio.


        4. The parent or guardian must provide the following required documents during the scheduled appointment

            below for the enrollment to be complete. You may provide these items in person or upload them digitally

            through the online registration portal:

  • Birth Certificate

  • Social Security Card (optional)

  • Immunization Records

  • Proof of Residency (bill/invoice with address and guardian name, copy of lease agreement)

  • Court/Custody Papers (if applicable)

  • IEP/ETR and 504 (if in hand)

5. Determining your school

Unsure of the assigned school or new to Mansfield, Ohio? Your residential address will determine which assigned neighborhood elementary school your child will attend.

Students may also apply to attend any school in our district through the open enrollment process.

Early entrance information is also available at Central Registration at 419-525-6400, ext.1040.


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