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Enrollment Instructions - Grades PK-5

Welcome to Bozeman Public Schools

YOU MUST HAVE A SIGNED LEASE OR BUY/SELL AGREEMENT FOR AN ADDRESS WITHIN THE BOZEMAN PUBLIC SCHOOLS TAX LEVY DISTRICT IN ORDER TO REGISTER – ANY QUESTIONS, CALL THE ENROLLMENT OFFICE AT 406-522-6005

TO ACCESS ATTENDANCE AREA MAPS ON THE DISTRICT WEBSITE, CLICK HERE.  UNCLICK THE BOX NEXT TO GALLATIN COUNTY SCHOOL BOUNDARIES AND THEN CLICK THE BOX NEXT TO PK-5 ELEMENTARY BOUNDARIES. AN ADDRESS CAN BE ENTERED BY CLICKING ON THE MAGNIFYING GLASS IN THE RED SECTION AT THE TOP LEFT CORNER OF THE PAGE.

Kindergarten students must be 5 years old on or before September 10 - no exceptionsAll children who meet the age requirements are encouraged to register for kindergarten.  Readiness is being 5!

For the Running Start Kindergarten Program for 4-year olds, the child must be 4-years old on or before September 10 - no exceptions.

IF YOUR CHILD PREVIOUSLY ATTENDED A BOZEMAN PUBLIC SCHOOL AT ANY TIME, DO NOT SUBMIT A NEW APPLICATION FOR  ENROLLMENT.  TO RE-ENROLL, PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL TO elem.registrar@bsd7.org.  INCLUDE THE CHILD'S FULL NAME, DOB, AND GRADE FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR REQUESTED.   

STEP ONE:  Submit  the Following REQUIRED Documents

  • Proof of Residency - Electric Bill, Refuse Bill, Lease Agreement, Buy/Sell Agreement
  • State Issued Birth Certificate - If born in Montana, a Certified Birth Certificate can be obtained from the Gallatin County Clerk & Recorder’s Office located in the County Courthouse at 311 W Main Street, Room #203, for a nominal fee.  Or from any Clerk and Recorder’s Office in Montana.
  • Immunization Record - Kindergarten students must have any missing immunizations completed before the first day of school.)
  • Current IEP - (if child has been identified as special needs) - required for placement.
  • Court Documents - Parenting Plan, Order of Protection, Guardianship Paperwork, Letter from Case Worker for Foster/Kinship Placement. 

These documents may be emailed to elem.registrar@bsd7.org; faxed to 406-522-6091; or dropped off at the Enrollment Office at 404 W Main St, Rm 139.

Only legal guardians are allowed to enroll their child(ren).  Step-Parents are not able to enroll the child, unless they have documentation showing they have legal rights in regards to the step-child.

STEP TWO:  Application for Enrollment

  • To get started you will need to submit an Application for Enrollment by clicking on the following link:

School Enroll Code:  841 (REMEMBER THIS CODE - Needed on Application)

https://ecollect.accelaschool.com/bozeman        

  • The Application for Enrollment will not be approved until the above REQUIRED documents have been received.  Once the documents have been received and the Application for Enrollment has been approved, an email will be sent regarding a Parent Portal Account and instructions for completing the online enrollment forms.
  • THE ENROLLMENT PROCESS IS NOT COMPLETE UNTIL THE ONLINE ENROLLMENT FORMS A-J HAVE ALL BEEN SUBMITTED.  ONLY COMPLETE ENROLLMENTS WILL BE PROCESSED.

Contact Information

Sandi Chamberlain/Enrollment - Bozeman Public Schools
404 West Main Street P.O. Box 520
Bozeman, MT 59715-0520
Phone: 406-522-6005
Fax: 406-522-6091