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Madison Metropolitan School District

New Student Enrollment

For Students NEW to MMSD who live in the East attendance area (not from a private, parochial or charter school):

  1. Complete the online enrollment application at mmsd.org/enroll
  2. Contact Cecilia Capacio, East Registrar, by phone (608-204-1629) or email (cncapacio@madison.k12.wi.us) to set up a virtual appointment to verify the student’s enrollment and documents after completing the online enrollment application at mmsd.org/enroll

To verify enrollment with the registrar, a parent will need to show the below documents via virtual meeting:

  • Valid Photo ID
    • Driver’s License
    • Passport
    • Government issued ID: Photo ID with full name and DOB
  • Verification of Student’s Name and Date of Birth (ONE of the following):
    • Original Birth Certificate
    • Passport
    • Health Record
  • Proof of Residence (ONE of the following documents in the parent/guardian name): 
    • Lease
    • Recent Utility Bill
    • Mortgage
  • Proof of Immunizations:
    • Wisconsin State immunization records if access to Wisconsin Immunization Registry is not granted by parent
    • All out-of-state immunization records
  • Parent/guardian-student Relationship Verification:
    • Verification of parent/guardian identity and relationship -- official photo identification (driver’s license, passport or government issued ID) and the student’s birth certificate or court documentation providing proof of parent/guardian relationship.

NOTE: The parent who enrolls the student confirms the verification of the second parent as long as the second parent's name is listed in the student's birth certificate.

NOTE: If the student received their education outside of the U.S., provide Academic History (any or all of the following):

  • Last (most recent) report card (required if the student is an incoming 9th grade student. This is required to assist with scheduling)
  • Special education information
  • Withdrawal form
  • Transcript

For current 8th grade students (Class of 2025) who live in the East attendance area and are from a private, parochial or charter school:

STEP 1 - MMSD Enrollment

1. Complete this Short App. (if student is a former MMSD student, skip short app and Contact Cecilia Capacio, East Registrar, by phone (608-204-1629) or email (cncapacio@madison.k12.wi.us) to set up a virtual appointment to verify the student’s enrollment and documents)

2. Once the short app has been completed, Contact Cecilia Capacio, East Registrar, by phone (608-204-1629) or email (cncapacio@madison.k12.wi.us) to set up a virtual appointment to verify the student’s enrollment and documents.

To verify enrollment with the registrar, a parent will need to show the below documents via virtual meeting:

  • Valid Photo ID
    • Driver’s License
    • Passport
    • Government issued ID: Photo ID with full name and DOB
  • Verification of Student’s Name and Date of Birth (ONE of the following):
    • Original Birth Certificate
    • Passport
    • Health Record
  • Proof of Residence (ONE of the following documents in the parent/guardian name): 
    • Lease
    • Recent Utility Bill
    • Mortgage
  • Proof of Immunizations:
    • Wisconsin State immunization records if access to Wisconsin Immunization Registry is not granted by parent
    • All out-of-state immunization records
  • Parent/guardian-student Relationship Verification:
    • Verification of parent/guardian identity and relationship -- official photo identification (driver’s license, passport or government issued ID) and the student’s birth certificate or court documentation providing proof of parent/guardian relationship.

(Students whose parents complete the short app will then follow the instructions for "returning students" in August. They will also have to complete the regular online registration)

STEP 2 - Schedule Classes/Course Selection

*Students can earn HS credit for 8th grade courses if they provide a HS transcript; 8th grade students are eligible for summer first time PE1.

STEP 3 - Final School Registration (AUGUST)

  • Follow instructions for MMSD Registration for "Returning Students" in August to register students for the upcoming school year.