Student Registration

Welcome to Derby Public Schools! 
Please review all of the information on this page to ensure a smooth registration.
We are excited to welcome you to our district! 

Enrollment for the 2021/2022 school year is now open.   
If you require further information please email

Please follow these steps to register:

  1.  Complete the online registration through the link below.
  2.  Collect all your necessary documentation using this checklist.
  3.  You currently have two options for providing your registration paperwork to Central Office. You can scan or take photos of your documentation and email to or call to make an appointment to bring them to Central Office at 35 Fifth Street. 203-736-5027, option 2.
  4.  If you are going to email the documentation please email to with your student's name, grade and the school they will be attending in the subject line.
  5.  However you provide the documentation, call 203-736-5027, option 2 to schedule a telephone conference or in-person appointment to review the online registration.

**You will need to contact Central Office to complete your registration.**
Completing the Online Registration does not trigger a phone call from us.
You MUST call us at 203-736-5027, option 2 to complete the registration process to bring us the required documentation and review the online registration. 

Please call 203-736-5027 and select option 2 for Student Registration or
email: with questions.

If you are coming to Central Office to drop off documents,
please call to schedule a time.

You will need to wear a mask for everyone's protection.

Only one adult at a time will be allowed to enter the building for your appointment.

**No registration is complete without all of the required documentation.**

If you are emailing photos/scans of your documentation,
please maintain the originals as the school may request them if what we receive is not clear.


Registration for Little Raiders University is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Spots are limited.
You need to complete the online registration and have all necessary documentation to complete the process.
Registration will not be considered complete without all required documentation - no exceptions.
Placement is not guaranteed as the number of available openings is subject to change. 
You will be notified in July, by phone, if you received a spot and letters will be sent later in the month. 

There is a 24 to 48 hour processing period from the time all required information/documentation is received and residency is confirmed. You will be contacted by the school with information on your student's starting date.

Student Registration documents can be found at the bottom of this page
and linked where noted.

The following documentation is required to register your child - these requirements have been set by the Derby Public Schools Board of Education. Please use this checklist to track the documents you need to collect. A parent or legal guardian is required to register a student(s). 

  • The child's original full-size birth certificate (not wallet size, not a photocopy) for all students born
     in the United States. Students born outside of the United States need to present a passport/visa or green card;

      Proof of Residency (**All of the below items are required**)

         * Current Lease/Rental Agreement or Mortgage statement

         * 2 Utility Bills (Phone, Electric, Gas, Water, Cable, Auto Insurance, Auto Registration, Tax Bill)

         * Parent/Guardian CT License with Derby address on the front (change of address label on the back is                           acceptable.)

         * If you rent or lease your home/apartment: you must also provide a notarized the 
           Landlord/Property Owner Certification of Residency

Please Note: This form must be completed by the owner of the rental. We do
call the landlord to
                verify the certification. We cannot proceed with registration until this is complete and all documentation is                    received and verified.

  • Legal Custody Documentation, if applicable

  • Special Education Records IEP or 504 Plan if applicable
  • Students entering high school should provide their most recent report card or transcripts to facilitate creation of their schedule. Without this information, the student's start date may be delayed until we receive this information from their previous school. 
  • Photo Consent Form (available for download under "Things You'll Need for Registration" below)

A completed Connecticut Health Assessment Record (completed within the last 12 months) including vaccination records,
MUST be submitted with all registrations. All students must have the appropriate vaccinations to enter school.
Those with a valid religious or medical exemption are required to submit the appropriate documentation.

Students will not be allowed to enter a Derby Public School facility without the appropriate health records.
Even if your student will participate in Virtual/Distance Learning,
we must have a valid Health Assessment Record on file.

If you have any questions regarding the registration process,
please contact Central Office at 203-736-5027 and select option 2
or by email at

To find the elementary school your student will attend, click the following link:
 Elementary Schools registration street location 
Elementary school attendance is determined by street address.


Online Student Registration - 2020/2021 School Year 
(School Year Starting September 2, 2020)

Click Here To Begin Your New Student Registration for the 2020/2021 School Year (English)

Click Here To Begin Your New Student Registration for the 2020/2021 School Year (Spanish)

Things You'll Need For Registration:

Registration Documentation Checklist for families

Student Registration Instructions

Early Childhood Alliance Council

Consent for Mutual Exchange of Information (RG01-2)

Photo Consent (RG01-4)

Landlord/Property owner certification of Residency (RG02-2)

Change of Address/Telephone (RG02-3)

District Student Health Requirements

State Immunization Requirements

CT Health Assessment Record (typically printed on blue paper)

Early Childhood Health Assessment Record for PreK (typically printed on yellow paper)

Free/Reduced Price Meals or Free Milk Application

HUSKY / Access Health CT

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