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Central Registration

Welcome to the Dover Area School District! We are excited to have you join our Dover family. Central registration makes enrollment in the Dover Area School District much easier for families by providing one place to register your children for school. Our goal is to provide a family-friendly environment with a warm "Dover Welcome" to the district while maintaining consistent procedures and practices for enrolling students. Please click the appropriate area below based on your student’s, or students’, needs.

Please note that registering your student online does not enroll them in school.  Once you have registered online, you will be contacted to setup an appointment to come to the Enrollment Office located in the District Office in order to complete the enrollment process.

Registering: 2018 – 2019 New Student to the Dover Area School District

Welcome to the Dover Area School District. Our registration process begins with the online registration form system. To use the system, you must first have an active email account.

To create an online account (if you do not already have a Skyward Family Access account):

External Linkhttps://skyward.iscorp.com/scripts/wsisa.dll/WService=wsedudoverpa/skyenroll.w

Once you have an account, please visit:

External Linkhttps://skyward.iscorp.com/scripts/wsisa.dll/WService=wsedudoverpa/sfemnu01.w

If you already have a Skyward Family Access account, login into your account and click the New Student Registration button on the left side of the screen.

Once you have completed the online registration form, you will be contacted by our Central Registrar to setup an appointment in order to complete the application process. 

The following orignal documents are required for enrollment and must be brought with you to your appointment:

  • Biological Parent/Legal Guardian must be present to sign paper work
  • Copy of custody papers (if applicable)
  • Birth Certificate
  • Immunization Records
  • Copy of last report card / Transcript (Grades 7th–12th)  
  • Two forms proof of residency - A lease agreement or mortgage/property deed may be used to determine residency.  If you do not own the property or do not have a lease agreement, then all of the following must be done to show proof of residency:
    • Notarized letter from the property owner giving permission to live at the residence or (residency affidavit). Two (2) of the following need to accompany the notarized letter or residency affidavit:
    • Driver’s License/State ID showing the parent’s name and the address being used for residency.
    • Pay stub showing the parent’s name and the address being used for residency.
    • Utility bill showing the parent’s name and the address being used for residency.
    • Car Registration showing the parent’s name and the address being used for residency.
    • Copy of tax return showing the parent’s name and the address being used for residency.

After you have met with Mrs. Hake and provided all necessary documents, you will be provided with your transportation information and start date for your student.

For Kindergarten and Elementary Registrations:  Please note that school placement is based on physical address.You will be scheduled to meet with your students building secretary prior to the first day of school. 

For 7th - 12th Grade Registrations: Students in 7th– 12th grade will be required to meet with their guidance counselor to complete a schedule prior to their first day of school to determine appropriate placement.

Minimum age for kindergarten: A child is eligible if he/she turns five (5) years old on or before August 31 of the school year in which she/he seeks admission. 

Documentation

The following documents must be completed in order to finish the registration process. Once the files are completed, you may upload them into our online registration system, bring them with you to centralized registration, deliver the documents in person to the school, or mail them to your school.

PDF DocumentDental Form
Word DocumentHealth History
Word DocumentHome Language Survey
PDF DocumentPhysical Exam
PDF DocumentPrivate Dental Exam
PDF DocumentResidency Statement
PDF DocumentStudent Residency Form​

Resources:

External Link2018-2019 SY Calendar
External LinkParents/Students section of the website
External LinkSkyward information for parents/guardians

Moving Within the Dover Area School District

Families that have moved to a new address within the district but places them in a different attendance zone, should contact Mrs. Hake, Central Registrar, at 717-292-3671 ext. 80113 to schedule an appointment.

You must bring the following documents to the change of address/enrollment appointment:

  • Two Forms Proof of Residency - A lease agreement or mortgage/property deed may be used to determine residency.  If you do not own the property or do not have a lease agreement, then all of the following must be done to show proof of residency:
  •  Notarized letter from the property owner giving permission to live at the residence or (residency affidavit). Two (2) of the following need to accompany the notarized letter or residency affidavit:
    • Driver’s License/State ID showing the parent’s name and the address being used for residency.
    • Pay stub showing the parent’s name and the address being used for residency.
    • Utility bill showing the parent’s name and the address being used for residency.
    • Car Registration showing the parent’s name and the address being used for residency.
    • Copy of tax return showing the parent’s name and the address being used for residency.

Once you have met with Mrs. Hake and provided all necessary documents you will be provided with your transportation information and start date for your students at their new elementary school. You will be scheduled to meet with your student’s building secretary prior to the first day of school.  If the student is in 7th– 12th grade, their building will not change, but new bus information will be provided to you. 

Returning to Dover Area School District from Another District

Families that are enrolling back into the Dover Area School District and already have/had a Skyward account, will need to contact Mrs. Hake, Central Registrar, at 717-292-3671 ext. 80113 to schedule an appointment.  

You must bring the following documents to the enrollment appointment:

  • Biological Parent/Legal Guardian must be present to sign paper work
  • Copy of custody papers (if applicable)
  • Birth Certificate
  • Immunization Records
  • Copy of last report card / Transcript (Grades 7th–12th)  
  • Two Forms Proof of Residency - A lease agreement or mortgage/property deed may be used to determine residency.  If you do not own the property or do not have a lease agreement, then all of the following must be done to show proof of residency:
    • Notarized letter from the property owner giving permission to live at the residence or (residency affidavit). Two (2) of the following need to accompany the notarized letter or residency affidavit:
      • Driver’s License/State ID showing the parent’s name and the address being used for residency.
      • Pay stub showing the parent’s name and the address being used for residency.
      • Utility bill showing the parent’s name and the address being used for residency.
      • Car Registration showing the parent’s name and the address being used for residency.
      • Copy of tax return showing the parent’s name and the address being used for residency.

Once you have met with Mrs. Hake and provided all necessary documents, you will be provided with your transportation information and start date for your student.  You will be scheduled to meet with your student’s building secretary prior to the first day of school. Students in 7th– 12th grade will be required to meet with their guidance counselor to complete a schedule prior to their first day of school to determine appropriate placement. 

Withdrawing from the Dover Area School District

Families that are moving out of the Dover Area School District must make an appointment with Mrs. Hake, Central Registrar, at 717-292-3671 ext. 80113 to sign a withdrawal form and provide information of the new address you are relocating to and the new school you are enrolling into.  Your child will not be officially withdrawn from Dover Area School District until we have received notification from the new district that your student has been enrolled.  Please note, you are still subject to truancy citations during this time.