Bryan City Schools
Frequently Asked Questions about Enrolling Your Child
When can I enroll my child in Bryan City Schools?
The Bryan City Schools District accepts new students throughout the school year. After you complete the
enrollment form online, you will bring the required documents to our Administrative Office, located at 1350
Fountain Grove Drive, Bryan, Ohio. You will need to call and make an appointment with our Central
Registrar. Appointments may be scheduled by calling 419-633- 6218.
What is the policy for open enrollment at Bryan City Schools?
The open enrollment period for the school district begins on May 1 st of each year and concludes on the
first day of the new school year. Under unique circumstances, open enrollment may be approved outside
of this time period. All applications require the approval of the superintendent. Open enrollment
applications are available in each of the building offices or at the superintendent’s office.
Do I pay school fees when I enroll my child?
You will pay fees at your child’s school, either on Registration Day in August, or on the first day your child
When can my child begin attending their new school?
During the school year, we try to have new students begin school as soon as possible after registration is
If your child is in grades KG-5 the principal of that building will call you to let you know the start date.
If your child is in grades 6 -12, (s)he must meet with a guidance counselor to create a class schedule
prior to starting school.
How do I get a class schedule for my High School student?
You will need to make an appointment with your child's guidance counselor, who will meet with you and
your child to schedule classes. The counselors will be back in their offices Early-August. You cannot
meet with the counselor until your child’s enrollment has been completed with the central registrar. To
schedule an appointment with a guidance counselor, call:
Nathan Niese – Freshman/Sophomore Bryan High School 419-633- 6214
Kim Bassett – Junior/Senior Bryan High School 419-633- 6213
How do I get my child's school records transferred to Bryan City Schools?
School districts cannot release official records directly to parents. A parent's signature is needed to
release the records to a new district. When you register your child in Bryan City Schools, you will fill out a
“Consent to Release Student Records” form. We will fax that form directly to your child's previous school.
How will I know which bus my child will be riding?
After you have completed the enrollment process with our central registrar, you may contact the
Transportation Department at 419-636-0504 for information about your child’s bus schedule. The bus
routes are usually finalized by mid August.
How can I meet my child's new principal, teachers, and other staff?
Once the enrollment process is completed and enrollment has been approved, you may contact your
child’s school to establish a time when you can meet building personnel. For returning students, Open
House is scheduled at each building at the start of the school year. At Open House you can meet your
child’s teacher and tour the school.
Bryan Elementary Preschool Kristal Lockwood Administrator 419-636- 6931
Bryan Elementary KG-2nd Amy Dominique Principal 419-636- 6931
Bryan Elementary 3 rd -5 th Kasey Thormeier Principal 419-636- 6931
Middle School 6 th -8 th Brian Arnold Principal 419-636- 6766
High School 9 th – 12 th Steve Alspaugh Principal 419-636- 4536