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Welcome to Painesville City Local Schools! You must register your children to the district online. Parents and guardians no longer have to complete a paper application to register their children. If you do not have access to a computer or the internet, you can make an appointment to register your child during the school year with Carla Costell  440-392-5610, or [email protected], or after June 1st with Lori Skidmore 440-392-5080, [email protected] or via this calendar link

Gather the required items below before starting the online registration process. These will need to be scanned and saved to your computer in order to upload them into the application. If you do not have access to scan and upload documents, parents can bring their documents to the Preschool or to the Board Office. 


  • Original or official birth certificate
  • Proof of residency
    • Mortgage bill, property tax bill, purchase agreement OR current signed rental/lease agreement with beginning and ending dates listing all occupants
    • Current electric, gas bill, telephone/cellphone bill, or cable bill showing name and address. 
    • RESIDENCY AFFIDAVIT - If parents are living with another family within the district, they must provide a residency affidavit. The form must be notarized.  Both parties will sign the form in the presence of a notary at the Board of Education. Proof of residency as listed above is also needed from the homeowner. The form is available below.
  • Custody Paperwork (if applicable)
  • Immunization papers
  • Proof of physical examination completed within the past year for Preschool students only.
  • Current IEP and ETR/MFE (if applicable)

 Please have prepared the following detailed information: 

  • Household information - address and phone numbers
  • Parent Information - work and cell phone numbers, email addresses
  • Student Information - demographic and health/medication information
  • Emergency contact - names and phone numbers for those other than parents/guardians.


If you currently have an existing student within the Painesville City Local School District, please log into the Parent Portal in Infinite Campus and click 'More' in the bottom left corner and then on the Required Online Forms link to register a new student. All of the above information will be required if applicable for each newly enrolled student.


Click the link below to get started! (Online Registration must be done on a computer - not a phone or a tablet)





If you have any questions about enrollment, you may contact either Carla Costell or Karen Capretta during the school year, or Lori Skidmore during the summer months.

Karen Capretta


[email protected]

Carla Costell


[email protected]

Lori Skidmore


[email protected]