Residency Requirements

Students must live within the boundaries of the Platte County R-3 School District and provide verification. To verify your address is within District boundaries, click on the appropriate link below, view our boundary map, or for further assistance please contact the Transportation Department at 816.858.5420 x. 2213. Please see the proof of residency page for further information.

Property Search:
Platte County Assessor Property Search
Clay County Assessor Property Search

New Student Enrollment Process

The following documents are required for all new students enrolling at Platte County R-3.

This paperwork includes:

  • Enrollment Form
  • Health Information Form
  • Transportation Form
  • School Admissions Form
  • Technology Usage Form
  • Parent Portal Form
  • Free and Reduced Meals Forms (these are added after July 1 each school year)

Student Records Release Form for the school transferring to:

  • Current Immunization Records
  • Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card

Individual school buildings may have additional enrollment forms to complete. Please visit the district calendar for new student enrollment dates for each school, or contact the District Education Center at 816-858-5420 to inquire about new student enrollment dates.

New students enrolling at Platte County High School may pre-register during the months of June and July, Monday through Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. This includes filling out all necessary paperwork and records release forms, providing proof of residency, birth certificate, and shot records. During this time an appointment will be scheduled for you and your student to return and meet with the counselor. Prior school records are needed in order to ensure that your student is enrolled in the proper classes to meet educational needs and graduation requirements.

Any changes to transportation should be made prior to August 3, and can be made by visiting the District Education Center Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., beginning June 3.

Enrollment Dates and "Back to School" Nights

Enrollment dates. Platte City Middle School, Barry School, and Platte County High School students have specified days per grade level for enrollment. All schools have identified dates for new student enrollment. These dates are set aside for class schedules, locker assignment, depositing lunch money, fees, and fines payment, etc. Visit your school's calendar pages for these dates.

"Back to School" Nights. Meet with your child's teacher, familiarize yourself with the classroom, deposit money in child's lunch account, drop off school supplies, etc. These nights are geared toward elementary students.

Visit your school's calendar for this year's dates.