Enrollment of Students
Children who live with a parent or legal guardian whose domicile is within the boundaries of Riverview Gardens School District may enroll in the District's schools without charge. To enroll a child as a resident student, families must provide residency information to prove that their domicile is within the District. If you are unable to obtain any of the items listed below, please contact the nearest attendance area school. If you are not sure of which elementary or middle school your child is assigned, please feel free to contact the district office at (314) 869-2505 and provide your address.
Parents or guardians are requested to register children for school as soon as they move into a school attendance zone. Schools can register students any day, by appointment, during the regular school year.
Students ages 5 to 21 who have not graduated from high school are entitled to a free public education in the Riverview Gardens School District if they meet the age requirements for enrollment before August 1.
New Elementary School Students: Enroll with the secretary at the neighborhood elementary school.
New Middle and High School Students: Enroll in the school registrar's office.
Enrollment Process and Parent Checklist
Welcome to Riverview Gardens School District where it is a “Great Day to be a Ram!” For your convenience, please feel free to review the information below and bring with you to your enrollment appointment the necessary documents to complete enrollment. If you are unable to obtain any of the documents listed below, please contact the nearest attendance area school. If you are not sure of which elementary or middle school your child is assigned, please feel free to contact the district office at (314) 869-2505 and provide your address.
The following documents are requested for enrollment:
Category A – Proof of Parent/Guardian Relationship
- Student’s Certified Birth Certificate
- Driver’s License or Other Acceptable Photo ID of Parent/Guardian
- Proof of Guardianship or Waiver of Proof of Residency (if applicable)
- Court Order, Court Agreement, Court Judgement or Divorce Decree that awards custody to any person (if one exist)
Category B – Address Verification
The following documentation will be acceptable as verification of an address in the Riverview Gardens School District.
Column 1 - (One Document Required)
- Property Deed
- Current Real Estate Tax Receipt
- Mortgage Statement
- Signed Residential Lease (within the last year)
Column 2 (Two Documents Required)
- Current Utility Bill (dated within the last 30 days)
- Valid Occupancy Permit
- Personal Property Tax Receipt
- Homeowner/Renter’s Insurance Policy
- Social Services Statement/Social Security Statement
- Other Official Legal/Court Document
Category C – Physical Examination and Immunization Medical Records
New students enrolling in the district must have a physical examination and an immunization record on file before the start of school. Physicals are required for all kindergarten students and students participating in sports. Immunizations must be up to date to start the registration process. Missouri School Immunization Requirements indicates all students must present documentation of up-to date immunization status, including month, day, and year of each immunization before attending school.
Category D – Copies of School Records
While the Riverview Gardens School District will request for an official copy of a student’s record from previous schools, please bring the following items if you have them.
- Student Report Card
- High School Transcript
- Student Attendance & Discipline Record
- Student IEP, 504, Dyslexia or other Special Services
- School Related Health Information
- State & Benchmark Assessments