Returning Students


Parents can register their students in grades 1-12 for the 2019-20 school year using eRegistration from July 29 to August 9 using their parent account in PowerSchool. Parents need web access and a computer or tablet. It is not recommeded to register on a cell phone. The website is:

Parents who need assistance or access to technology may attend eRegistration sessions on Thursday, August 8 from 4-7:30 p.m. or Friday, August 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ottumwa High School. School staff will be available to assist with the process. Interpreters will also be available to help parents whose first language is not English.

The district also has a help line set up to answer questions about eRegistration. The email address is: [email protected] The line will be available July 29-August 23. Please allow 24 hours for a response.

New Students

New student registration is scheduled for August 12 and 13 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the student's school. Contact the Ottumwa district administration office at 641-684-6597 for information about school boundaries and attendance centers.

Kindergarten Students

Kindergarten registration is held in March. Students who missed this registration opportunity can contact their elementary school for registration details.


Preschool Students

Registration for three- and four-year-old children preschool is held in the spring. Students may still register until all openings are full. Parents need to provide proof of age and income. For more information, contact the preschool office at 641-684-7179.

High School Students 

Before incoming seniors can begin classes in the fall, they must meet a new mandatory state vaccination requirement.  Students without proof of this vaccination or an exemption for this vaccination will not be allowed to attend school. See the Iowa Department of Public Health's chart for required immunizations. CLICK HERE FOR CHART.

  • OHS Supply List - High school students need to be prepared with notebooks and writing devices (pens/pencils) for the first day of school. Individual teachers will share classroom needs on the first day of school.

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