New to Barberton City Schools?
To enroll your child in the Barberton City Schools, you will need to provide the following:
1) Proof of Barberton residency,
2) Proof of child’s date of birth,
3) Your child’s up-to-date immunization records, and
4) Your child’s social security card.
5) Divorce and/or custody papers, if applicable.
your child previously attended school in Barberton and if previous
records are on file, you may need only to provide proof of residency and
an updated immunization record. Proof of residency may be verified by a
rental contract or mortgage agreement or any utility bill. In lieu of
any one of these, any two of the following are acceptable: a driver’s
license, a health card, a court document, a voter registration card, a
police report, a bank statement, a pay stub, a hospital bill, a draft
registration card or a credit card bill. Proof of date of birth may be
verified by a birth certificate, baptismal record, or hospital birth
At the elementary and middle school levels,
students may be placed in classes after registration is completed and
prior to the receipt of records from the previous school(s). Some
students who have special needs or program requirements may be required
to wait for special placement until school and/or medical records are
For students enrolling in Barberton High School, all
grades and credits earned beginning with the ninth grade, including
grades in progress for the current school year, must be received before
your child is scheduled for classes. An appointment with a guidance
counselor is required prior to scheduling classes. This assures that
your child receives appropriate credit for classes he/she has taken at
his/her previous school and that he/she is scheduled for classes
accordingly. Any questions regarding enrollment for Barberton High
School should be directed to the Guidance Office secretary at
(330)753-1084, Ext. 5050. Should you have any questions about
enrollment, please contact your child’s school.
Barberton City School District offers a full continuum of special
education services to all students who are eligible for such services
under federal and state guidelines. Special education services are
available for eligible students between the ages of three (3) and
twenty-one (21). To qualify for services students must meet eligibility
criteria set forth by the State of Ohio.
the individual needs of the students involved, special education
services may be provided within the district in the following ways:
support intervention in the regular classroom, supplemental intervention
in a small group (1-3 students) or placement in a part-time or full
time special education class.
Districts within the compact
(Copley-Fairlawn, Norton or Wadsworth) may provide these services if
unavailable internally. The extent of special education services and the
location of delivery are determined by the Individual Education Program
Team and are based on the students identified needs through the
completion of a Multifactored Evaluation.
Parents having a
concern that their child has a disability should contact the building
principal and ask for an Intervention Assistance Team meeting to discuss
their concerns. Additional information regarding special education
services, confidentiality and parent rights may be obtained by
contacting the building principal or the Director of Student Services.
Gifted and Talented Services:
Ohio schools are required to screen and identify gifted students in
grades K-12. Students can be identified in four areas: superior
cognitive, specific academic (reading/writing, mathematics, social
studies and science) creative thinking, and the visual and performing
arts (art, music, dance and drama). Parents and teachers may refer
students for assessment.
Referral forms are
available in the office of each school building or by calling the Gifted
and Talented Office at 330-848-4241 extension 19132 or 19131.
English As A Second Language:
instruction is available for students that qualify for services whose
native language is not English. Please contact your building principal
The state requires all students under eighteen (18) years of age to obtain a work permit in order to work. Applications may be obtained at the high school. The employer, parent, and doctor must complete the three sections of the form. The student must return in person with the completed form to the Student Services Office to have the permit processed. Office hours are 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM.
A transcript is a record of a student's four years of high school (grades 9, 10, 11 and 12) and contains the student's final grades, grade point average (GPA), class rank, immunizations, SAT/DAT scores and proficiency or OGT test scores. All transcripts are kept on microfilm and date back to the first graduating class of 1896. Requests for the release of transcripts may be made in writing or by stopping in person at the Student Services Office, located in the Administration Building. No transcript is released via telephone request. A person who makes an in-person request for a transcript must authorize its release by signing a “Release of Information” form.
When a transcript request is made
in writing, it is necessary for the requestor to provide the name used
when he/she was in school attendance, the year of graduation, the
address where the transcript is to be sent, and the requestor’s
signature. It is necessary for females to provide a maiden name when
applicable. A person cannot request the transcript of another person,
(e.g., wife for husband or vice versa, parent for a student 18 years of
age or older), unless the person provides a written, signed request from
the person whose name is on the transcript.
cannot obtain records or transcripts on a child who has reached 18
years of age without written, signed permission of the child.
will not be released if there is an outstanding obligation to any of
the Barberton schools. All outstanding fees must be paid at the school
holding the obligation, and the Department of Student Services must be
notified of payment before a transcript will be released.