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With the top ranked district and high school in Ellis County by k12.niche.com, Red Oak ISD is attracting new families. While the district does not have an open enrollment policy, there are clearly defined avenues for students to join our Hawk Family! Some are state-mandated and others are locally defined. Click for more information about the Methods of Enrollment. Choosing your child's school is an important and personal decision. If you would like to visit with the campus administration or tour a campus, please call or visit your residentially zoned school.


Only students who are legal residents of Red Oak ISD and between the ages of 5-21 (as of September 1st) are eligible for enrollment into ROISD.

Have the following documents ready to upload into our new student online portal.


  1. Parent’s Driver’s License or Texas ID Card
  2. Child’s Official Birth Certificate
  3. Immunization/Vaccination Record
  4. Student Social Security Card (if applicable)
  5. Proof of Residency:
    • Current Electric, Gas or Water Bill
    • Current Rental or Lease Agreement
    • Most recent Tax Receipt indicating home ownership

(original documents must be brought to the campus office to be reviewed before online application is approved)


To start the online process:


Who qualifies?

Eligibility requirements set forth by the State of Texas include:

Children must be four years of age by September 1, 2017, and fit at least one of the following criteria:

  • Limited English Proficient; or
  • Eligible for free or reduced lunch; or
  • Homeless; or
  • Currently or formerly in a foster care system; or
  • Children of a member of the U.S. Armed Forces (members of a reserved component are included if assigned to active duty by proper authority).

Where will my child attend school?

Assignment to a campus is dependent on program schedule and availability. Pre-K campus assignments may not correspond with elementary school attendance zone boundaries. Families will be notified in August of their student’s campus and time.

How do I register?

Follow the instructions above for new student enrollment. After finishing the online process, go to any elementary campus to complete enrollment verification. Be sure to bring originals of the required documents.

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