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First, welcome to Dickinson ISD. We are excited to have your student join Gator Nation for the 2024-2025 school year. Dickinson ISD has created an exciting new event this school year to allow parents to take care of enrolling all of their new students at one location, regardless of which school the children will attend. Dickinson ISD New Student Centralized Enrollment will take place on Thursday-Friday, August 3-4 at Dickinson High School. From 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, parents of new Dickinson ISD students are invited to Dickinson High School to complete the enrollment process.


STEP 1: Visit

If you are enrolling a student new to Dickinson ISD, your first step is to visit for complete details on online enrollment for new students. You will also find important links to complete the online enrollment process through the district's student data system, Skyward.


STEP 2: Access online enrollment in Skyward. Click here to view a step by step video on how to translate forms into Spanish

Starting Friday, July 29, parents can access online enrollment. These forms must be completed before finishing the enrollment process at the New Student Centralized Enrollment Event on August 1-2. 


  • If the new student has siblings in Dickinson ISD, AND the parent
    enrolling the student has a Skyward Family Access log-in, then the parent will login to Skyward Family Access and click on New Student Online Enrollment. A link to the Skyward login page can be found at
  • If the new student has siblings in Dickinson ISD, but the parent does not have their Skyward Family Access log-in information, the parent must contact the school of one of the siblings to receive log-in information.
  • If the parent enrolling the student does not have a Skyward Family Access login, AND there are no siblings in Dickinson ISD, then the parent must first request an account. You will find a link at to click on to request an account. After requesting an account, the parent will receive an email with their login information.

STEP 3: Gather all required enrollment documents.

  • There are several documents needed to complete enrollment for a new Dickinson ISD student. Make sure to gather together all the following documents for each new student. If possible, parents are requested to bring copies of all documents to leave with the campus and make the process run more quickly.
    • Student’s Birth Certificate and Immunization Record
    • Proof of Residency - current utility bill (electric, gas, or water)
    or lease/mortgage/tax statement in parent’s name
    • Valid parent ID (Driver License, passport, or military ID)
    • Student’s Medication information, if applicable
    • Student’s Social Security Card (OPTIONAL, but needed if SSN
    was used at a previous district.)
    • Court paperwork for Guardianship(s), if applicable
    • Complete copy of Divorce/Custody documents (all pages),
    if applicable
    • Special Education/Section 504 information, if applicable
    • Copy of last report card if the student is transferring from another
    District, as well as the name, address and phone number of the
    last school attended
    • High School students are asked to bring a copy of their unofficial
    transcript and/or a copy of their last report card to assist with the selection of courses.


STEP 4: Attend New Student Centralized Enrollment.

Parents of new Dickinson ISD students are asked to finish the enrollment process at the New Student Centralized Enrollment event on Thursday-Friday, August 3-4 at Dickinson High School. Once arriving at Dickinson High School, parents will be greeted, staff will verify the parent has completed online enrollment for each student and then the parent will be provided a checklist to get stamped by visiting several different stations.

Stations include:


  • Computer Lab - This will be available for those parents who
    have not completed online enrollment. Completing the online forms before arriving is highly encouraged to speed up the enrollment process.
  • Documentation Check - Staff will look over documentation provided by parents to make sure everything required is available. Addresses will be checked to verify school assignment.
  • Notary - Notaries may be available for parents having to complete residency affidavits.
  • Nurse - Nurses will look over student shot records to make sure the student has received all required immunizations. Personnel will be available to provide shots, if needed.
  • Campus Tables - Each Dickinson ISD campus will have registrars and other campus representatives present to confirm information, provide Family Access log-in information, answer questions, and to upload documents.
  • Food and Nutrition Services - FNS employees will be available to make sure Free/Reduced Meal Applications are completed.
  • Transportation - Transportation Department will provide information on bus routes.
  • Special Programs - Special Programs employees will answer questions about students qualifying for these services.
  • ID Pictures - High school students will have photos taken for their student ID.
  • Counselors for Schedules - Secondary counselors (grades 6-12) will work with parents and students to request classes.

STEP 5: Instructions for those unable to attend the New Student Centralized Enrollment.

We strongly encourage parents to make plans to attend New Student Centralized Enrollment; however, those unable to attend will need to complete enrollment at each student's campus. To find out more information about dates and times, turn to page 5 of this packet.

STEP 6: Get ready to kickoff the new school year.


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