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Rapid City Area Schools utilizes an online registration process for new and returning students in grades Kindergarten through 8th

If you are a parent who has never used Skyward Family Access Portal, you will need to request a Family Access account.  You can do this by contacting your child’s school or on our website at & Students/Parent/Family Student Access.

For students new to Rapid City Area Schools, please fill out an Account Request.  You will receive your credentials via email (if provided) or in a pop-up window to continue the registration process. **Note: you will be required to bring the following to the school to finish the registration process: Birth Certificate, Immunization Record, Social Security Card, Proof of Residency, and request courses (Middle School).

Note: South Dakota requires all 6th grade students to get one dose of Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap) and one dose of Meningococcal (MCV4) vaccine on or after the 11th birthday.

Registration and Opening of School Information 

 Kindergarten Screening Instructions

    1.  Two weeks before the earliest pre-registration date, call your home school for a screening appointment.  Kindergarten registrations will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis, which is determined by your call-in date and time.
    2. Before your screening day, go to and fill out New Student Registration.  Make sure you are enrolling for next year.
      1. If you currently have students in the district, you can find New Student Online Enrollment in Family Access.
      2. If you are new to the district, you will need to first fill out the New Student Registration Account Request.  
      3. If your child has attended pre-school, enter the pre-school name in the previous school field.
    3. The day of screening, bring your child’s certified birth certificate, social security card, immunization record and proof of residency (if required) with you.  The screening will take approximately an hour.  
    4.  On approximately August 1, you will receive notice that you need to finalize your registration.  Log into Family Access and review your student’s information, updating phone numbers, etc.  By submitting this, you are confirming your child will be attending school in the fall.
      1.  All parents of a student’s primary family are set up with a Family Access account.  If you don’t know your username and password, you can click on Forgot your Login/Password, enter the email address you used when you registered your child, and a reset link will be sent to you.

 RCAS Student Registration - Grades Pre-K - 8

 High School Registration

High School students new to Rapid City Area Schools will need to fill out the form below.  Contact the Registrar at your school to schedule an appointment to complete the registration process.
Central High School - 605-394-4023 ext 3
Stevens High School - 605-394-4025
Rapid City High School - 605-394-4028

High School Registration Form

 ‭(Hidden)‬ RCAS Student Registration - High School

 Transfer Requests

 ‭(Hidden)‬ Request for Records

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