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Welcome to RCSC!

Follow these directions to create your Parent PowerSchool account and register your new student. This is for ANY grade, PK-12.

Please note: 
You MUST have an email account to complete online registration.
This process is BEST completed on a device other than a phone.

1. Bring your registration documents to the school where your student will be attending. The documents needed include:

-Your child's birth certificate
-Your child's immunization records
-Your child's Social Security card
-Proof of Residency (example: lease, utility bill)
-Any legal documents related to child custody, restriction or restraining orders
-Contact information for any schools previously attended

2. The school office will print out your Access ID and Password needed to create your Powerschool account.

3. Follow the directions on the print out to complete your powerschool account and complete the forms for your student(s).

4. Click the Ecollect Forms button on the left side of the screen for each student. All forms must be completed.
 Information must be completed for the following forms in PowerSchool:
  • Contact Info--School Messenger
  • Health Information
  • New Migrant Education Program Work Survey--please complete even if your answers are "no"
  • Parent and Student Info
  • Proof of Residency Form
  • Technology and Book Rental Agreements

TIP: The blue leaves next to each form name will turn green when the form has been completed and submitted correctly.
​The Health Information form will have a yellow leaf when it is completed and submitted correctly.

5. You can make a payment of $20 per child or have your fees waived by completing a Free and Reduced Lunch Application.  This will be collected at the school office.

You have successfully completed the online registration.


Questions? Please contact the school where your student will attend.
Click on the name of the school to view the school's location.

RCPS
Grades PK-2
219-866-5441
RCMS
Grades 6-8
219-866-4661
Van Elementary:
Grades 3-5
219-866-8212
RCHS
Grades 9-12
219-866-5175







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Follow these directions to update the forms for registration.

1.  Log in with your Parent PowerSchool account


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Please note: 
You MUST have an email account to complete online registration.
This process is BEST completed on a device other than a phone.


2. Click the Ecollect Forms button on the left side of the screen for each student. All forms must be completed.
 Information must be completed for the following forms in PowerSchool:
  • Contact Info--School Messenger
  • Health Information
  • New Migrant Education Program Work Survey--please complete even if your answers are "no"
  • Parent and Student Info
  • Proof of Residency Form- This must be updated annually
  • Technology and Book Rental Agreements
  • Any other forms that are listed

TIP: The blue leaves next to each form name will turn green when the form has been completed and submitted correctly.
​The Health Information form will have a yellow leaf when it is completed and submitted correctly.

5. You can make a payment of $20 per child or have your fees waived by completing a Free and Reduced Lunch Application.  This will be collected at the school office or online at Efunds for Schools.

Questions? Please contact the school where your student will attend.
Click on the name of the school to view the school's location.

RCPS
Grades PK-2
219-866-5141
RCMS
Grades 6-8
219-866-4661
Van Elementary:
Grades 3-5
219-866-8212
RCHS
Grades 9-12
219-866-5175






If all forms have a GREEN or YELLOW leaf next to them, you have successfully completed the online registration for your student!

Please Note- Student Devices will be distributed during the first days of school at each building.

ONLINE REGISTRATION

Rensselaer Central Schools are excited to welcome incoming students ​for the 2021-2022 school year!!

Beginning school is a very exciting time in the life of a child.  It can also be a very confusing one for a parent...especially if it's your first child to enter school.  We have created these instructions to help you navigate this new world and make the process as user-friendly as possible. 

Registration begins online August 2nd.  For parents who would like to visit the office of each school, the offices will be open on 8/2, 8/3, and 8/5 from 10 AM - 4 PM.  On 8/4 offices will be open 12 PM - 6 PM.  All forms will be completed online.

Parents are able to complete online registration beginning on August 2, 2021.
  
The registration process should take approximately 20-30 minutes per student.  


There are two steps to registering your child for school at RCSC:
  1. Complete the online registration process.  Registration forms are completed using our management system, PowerSchool.  Directions and links are located below to access this site. 
  2. Place a partial payment or complete a free/reduced lunch application.  Fees will be finalized in the coming days after school begins.  $20 per student or a completed Free/Reduced Lunch application are required to begin.
REQUIRED REGISTRATION DOCUMENTS
  • Your child's birth certificate
  • Your child's immunization records
  • Your child's Social Security card
  • Proof of Residency (example: lease, utility bill)
  • Any legal documents related to child custody, restriction or restraining orders
  • Contact information for any schools previously attended
Please select one of the following options below to begin registration:

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Please Note- Student Devices will be distributed during the first days of school at each building.
 
The mission of the Rensselaer Central Schools Corporation is to provide an appropriate educational program and learning environment which will effectively meet the educational needs of its students and citizens and help its students accomplish educational goals which are significant, durable and transferable.

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