• NEW Student Registration for 2023-2024

    WHEN: Open Now
    WHO: Registration for all students who did not attend Lake Station Community Schools (K-12) in the prior school year.
    WHERE: Online - See 3 steps below. 

    Helpful Info:

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    Need Help:
    Contact student tech support by email: studenttechsupport@lakes.k12.in.us
    Contact the Office of the Superintendent by phone: (219)962-1159. Summer hours for the Office of the Superintendent are: 8:00am-3:00pm.  
    View the Border Map if you are not sure which elementary school your child would attend.

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    Fee Payments: You will not make a fee payment during Online Registration. 
    emergency clipart Emergency Contacts x2: It is very important when you provide emergency contacts, that you are providing the name of two adults other than the guardians. These are who we will contact in the event of an emergency, if we are unable to contact the guardians first. 
    Emails: We send information home electronically often. Please ensure you provide a valid email for at least one guardian. If your email or phone number changes during the school year, please notify the school office or request the change through Skyward.

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    Requested Documents: 
    Proof of residency can be submitted digitally through the Skyward Registration process, or you can bring it in to the school before August 31. You can also bring it in when we open computer labs (see below) in August for onsite registration. School offices will re-open August 2.  
    If you do not have a device to use for registration:
    A computer lab at Edison Jr. Sr. High School will be open on 8/10/2023 and 8/11/2023 from 1:00pm-6:00pm. Enter through Door A. A Spanish translator will be available both days.  You can also use the public computers at the Lake Station Public Library, located at 2007 Central Avenue. 
    Out-of-District Note: If you live out-of-district, please fill out the Out-of-District Enrollment Request first. Do not fill out any other steps, unless you have received approval by the district first.


    Step 1 Skyward FormsNEW Families to LSCS District...
    Fill out Online Forms in the New Student Enrollment Skyward Portal

    Current LSCS Families...
    Log into your existing parent/guardian Skyward Family Access and click on "New Student Enrollment." 


    Step 2 Free/Reduced Curricular Materials Assistance

    Complete & Submit Free/Reduced Curricular Materials Application:
    This step will become available in early July.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided at no cost for all LSCS students in the 2023-2024 school year. However, in order to be considered for textbook free or reduced assistance (and possibly other educational benefits), you must complete this form each year. It is highly encouraged to complete this form as it provides additional benefits for you and the district, such as grants, program funding, textbook assistance and more. 

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    If you do not have a printer, you can pick up a form from the schools. Only 1 form needs to be filled out per family. Turn in the form to the main office. They will forward it to the Food Service Department for processing. Please contact the LSCS Food Service Department with any questions.  

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    If you did not digitally submit the requested documents (listed below) during the Skyward new student enrollment process (step 1), then please complete registration by submitting these documents in person at your child's school. 

    Requested Documents:
    1. Provide items for proof of residency:
        ••    Valid Driver's License/Federal/State ID/Passport
        ••    And one of the following: 
                 • Mortgage Statement and Current Utility Bill
                 • Current Rent Receipt and Current Utility Bill
                 • Vehicle Registration and Current Utility Bill
                 • Residency Affidavit

    2. Provide an official copy of your child's birth certificate
    3. Provide a copy of your child's immunizations (shot records)
    4. Provide legal custody papers (if applicable)


    Virgil I Bailey Elementary School (Grades K-5)
    Office Hours: 8:30am-3:00pm (Starting August 2)
    2100 Union St, Lake Station IN 46405
    Phone (219) 962-1302

    Alexander Hamilton Elementary School (Grades K-5)
    Office Hours: 8:30am-3:00pm (Starting August 2)
    2900 Lake St, Lake Station IN 46405
    Phone (219) 962-1824

    Edison Jr. Sr. High School (Grades 6-12)
    Office Hours: 8:00am-2:30pm (Starting August 2)
    3304 Parkside Ave, Lake Station, IN 46405
    Phone (219) 962-1302


    Additional Helpful Information for Registering Families:

    • Optional health forms: these are available for children with other health conditions. These forms must be printed and turned into the Nurse.

    • School Supply Lists: view your child's supply list - these are items that will be needed for the 2023-2024 school year. 



    If you do not have access to a device: 
    1. You can use the school computer lab at Edison Jr. Sr. High School on 8/10/2023 or 8/11/2023 from 1:00pm-6:00pm. Enter through Door A at Edison Jr. Sr. High School, located at 3304 Parkside Avenue. A spanish translater will be available both days. 
    2. You can also use the public computers at the Lake Station Public Library, located at 2007 Central Avenue.