Bemidji Area Schools Registration Office

Hours:  7:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Bemidji Area Schools Registration office manages the enrollment process for all new and returning K-12 students.

Documents needed to register:

Bemidji Area Schools requires identification of each student as a condition of enrollment.  Enrollment is provisional pending receipt of the required documentation.

ALL of the following are required when you register your child.

  • Birth Certificate
  • Immunization Records
  • Proof of residence:  Rental agreement OR Current gas or electricity bill (within the last 30 days)
  • Custody papers, if applicable (court order of custody or stamped petition is acceptable). 

Families in Transition

If your family is experiencing housing instability, staying in a shelter or hotel, living in a doubled-up situation, and/or looking for permanent housing, you may qualify for additional benefits and services please click here or contact Lindsey Olding at 218-333-3215 ext 44209 or

A parent or legal guardian who resides with relatives or friends within ISD #31 and who wishes to send a child to an ISD #31 school must submit a Residency Affidavit Form in person and accompanied by the relative or friend in which their residing with. Along with the signed form, the relative or friend must provide a photo identification card and official resident’s primary proof of residence (see acceptable proof above).

NOTE: Bemidji Public School District reserves the right to deny enrollment if it believes falsification of information has taken place or the student does not live at the residence stated in the registration paperwork. A home visit may be made if residency cannot be established to the district’s satisfaction.