District Wide Enrollment for all schools will be Thursday, July 9 at JELV (851 Wilmore Rd), from 8:30a-12:30p, and 3:00p-7:00p.

Representatives from all schools will be present to assist with enrollment.

Each parent needs to bring the following:

  • Proof of residence (current utility bill or a recent lease/deed)
  • Student's official birth certificate
  • Student's social security card
  • Name/address/phone number of the last school attended
  • Other helpful records (ie report card, transcript, special education paperwork)
  • Students not living with a natural parent-documentation of guardianship through the court system will need to be provided.

For PreK/K enrollment, student must be present for screening.

Summer Enrollment Days

Districtwide Enrollment will take place at the Jessamine Early Learning Village (JELV) on Thursday, July 9, 2015 from 8:30am-12pm and 3pm-7pm.


Enrollment for RDES will also take place at the following times:

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 from 3:30-6:00pm @RDES

Monday, August 3, 2015 from 7:30am-10:00am & 2:30pm-6:30pm @RDES

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 from 8:00am-11:00am @RDES

Monday, August 10, 2015 from 7:30am-12pm & 1:00-4:00pm @RDES


The following documents are needed BEFORE a child can be enrolled:

Proof of Residence (lease, deed, or utility bill in parent or guardian name)
Birth Certificate
SS Card
Immunization Certificate
Latest Physical
Parent or Guardian ID
Previous School Records and/or Latest Report Card


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    I look forward to meeting and serving the amazing families at Rosenwald-Dunbar Elementary School!

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