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Student Registration
Southfield Education Center
16299 Mount Vernon 
Southfield, MI 48075
Phone: 248-746-7601
Fax: 248-746-7618

Office Hours:
The office is closed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic for in-person services. We are working remotely Monday-Friday from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. You may email us at student.registration@southfieldk12.org.

Online Application 
We know how difficult this time is and will do everything we can to ensure the enrollment process is as smooth as possible. Students who will be attending Southfield Public Schools for the first time or re-enrolling must visit the How To Enroll section below for the online process.

While the district buildings are closed, our enrollment team is standing by to assist. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns at student.registration@southfieldk12.org or call (248) 746-7601.

Have You Moved?
To update an address for a current student please contact the Pupil Registration Office at student.registration@southfieldk12.org or call (248) 746-7601.

There are several ways to become a part of the Southfield Public Schools family:

  • District Residency
  • Schools of Choice
  • Children of Southfield Public School District Employees

Non-residents should contact the Pupil Registration at student.registration@southfieldk12.org or (248) 746-7601 to see if they are eligible to enroll in Southfield Public Schools.


K - 12 Enrollment Requirements/Procedures 

Southfield Public Schools processes new student enrollments online. Students who will be attending Southfield Public Schools for the first time or re-enrolling must register via the following link: https://mistar.oakland.k12.mi.us/Southfield/PreEnrollment/

The laws of Michigan state that a child's residence for educational purposes is with his/her parent/legal guardian. 

Required Enrollment Documents: 

A. Proof of Residency of Students K-12

  • House Closing Papers or Mortgage Documents
  • Apartment or House Rental Lease 


  • Two (2) Current Utility Bills (within 30 days) or Connection Notices

B.  Kindergarten Students

  • Original Birth Certificate 
  • Immunization Records (up to date)
  • Vision Screening
  • Court Ordered Guardianship Documents (if applicable)
  • Current IEP/MET (for students receiving special education services)

C. Students Grade 1-12

  • Birth Certificate
  • Immunization Records (up to date)
  • Court Ordered Guardianship Documents (if applicable)
  • Latest Report Card / Unofficial Transcript
  • Disciplinary/Behavior Report
  • Current IEP/MET (for students receiving special education services)

How to Apply

Enrolling in Southfield Public Schools as a current student for a Schools of Choice or enrolling your student as a Southfield Public Schools employee is a three-step process.

Step 1: Complete the In District School of Choice application to begin the process of applying for enrollment during the Schools of Choice application period. Please complete an application for each student. After completion, please print the document to sign.

In District School of Choice Application

SPS Employee Application

Step 2: Scan or photograph the application and email it to student.registration@southfieldk12.org. 

Step 3: Once all documents are received and reviewed, you will be contacted by a Pupil Registration staff member with information on how to complete the enrollment process.

Once accepted through the Schools of Choice program, you may continue to attend Southfield Public Schools through graduation unless there is a break in enrollment. Transportation to and from school is not provided.

For further information please contact Pupil Registration at (248) 746-7601 or student.registration@southfieldk12.org


Thank you for your interest in Bussey Center for Early Childhood Education. Please complete the Early Childhood Education Registration Form to begin the application process.

For inquiries call 248-746-7350 or email bussey.preschoolk12@southfieldk12.org

*Please Note: Completing the questionnaire does not guarantee placement in the program. 

Are you currently residing with a Southfield/Lathrup Village resident or relative?

Did you recently relocate to Southfield/Lathrup Village and temporarily residing with a Southfield/Lathrup Village resident?

Is your place of residence in Southfield/Lathrup Village in someone else's name (i.e. the leaseholder signed the lease agreement and you are listed as an occupant)?

If you have answered "yes" to any of the above questions, a parent/guardian must provide the following documents for registration:

1.  Original Birth Certificate or Green Card/Passport of the student

2.  Current Immunization Record of the student

3.  Recent Report Card/Unofficial Transcript

4.  Two Current Utility Bills (bearing the name and address of the owner/leaseholder of Southfield/Lathrup Village)

5.  Proof of Home Ownership/Lease Agreement (i.e. Deed, Closing Statement, Recent Tax Assessment Slip, Mortgage Payment Book with the resident's name and address attached). Lease agreement should include a letter from management to verify occupancy.

6.  Four different pieces of current business mail with parent/legal guardian name with the Southfield/Lathrup Village address (DO NOT INCLUDE MAGAZINES, FLYERS, PICTURE IDENTIFICATION, DRIVER'S LICENSE OR VOTER'S REGISTRATION CARD)

Only the documents listed will be accepted as proof of residency.  Southfield Public Schools reserves the right to verify residency documentation provided at the time of enrollment. During this process, registration may be delayed due to verification.

SOUTHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS STATEMENT OF NON DISCRIMINATION & EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Southfield Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, height, weight, marital status, genetic information or any other legally protected characteristic, in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies: Title VI Coordinator - Matthew High, 248-746-8541; Title II & Title IX Coordinator - Matthew High, 248-746-8541 or Alise Collier, 248-746-4338; Section 504 Coordinator - Daryl Beebe, 248-746-0045. All complaints may be addressed to 24661 Lahser Road, Southfield, MI 48033.

Student Registration Staff

Ollie Colvard

Tammy Baynes-Williams
Project Assistant

Debbie Levingston
Project Assistant