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New Student Enrollment & Returning Student Registration

Please ensure that your child meets the required state qualifications. You will begin the online enrollment process via the Ascender Parent Portal.  Please make sure you have received notification your child is eligible before you start the enrollment process in the Ascender Parent Portal.


New student enrollment is a process intended for new students who have never been enrolled in 

QISD; including incoming Pre-Kindergarten students and Kindergarten students who did not attend Cannon Elementary School for Pre-Kindergarten. You may begin the new student enrollment process as early as July 26, 2021. The process will be completed online via the Ascender Parent Portal.  


For students who have previously attended QISD and left the district, but are now returning, please contact the appropriate campus for assistance. 


You can upload these required documents as part of the new student enrollment process. We can also help you complete this task at the campus office if you don’t have access to a scanner or smartphone. We'll be happy to help when our campuses and offices reopen.


      • Proof of Residency (utility bill, contract of purchase or lease of home)
      • Original birth certificate 
      • Social Security Card
      • Up-to-date immunization record
      • Driver’s license of parent/guardian
      • Legal documents (if applicable)
      • Disability documents (if applicable)
      • Last two months of household's income (3 most recent paystubs or Tax Form 1040) **
      • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits letter **
      • Department of Defense Identification (if qualifying based on military) **
      • Letter documenting conservatorship by the DFPS (if qualifying based on foster placement) **
      • Star of Texas Award Certification **
** Prekindergarten and Headstart students only


Once you have completed the online new student enrollment process, uploaded or emailed the supporting documents, your campus will issue you a Parent Portal ID for each student you successfully enrolled. You can use the portal ID to add your child (ren) to your account. 


Need help?  Parent Portal Set Up Guide



Returning student online registration will open beginning July 26, 2021 and close by noon on June 30, 2022. To access Returning Student Online Registration, you will need to have an active Ascender Parent Portal Account as well as use an active email account that is on file with your student’s campus. You will be able to access Ascender Parent Portal from our website at You will go to the Parents tab and click the Ascender Parent Portal link. Follow the instructions below:



Create an account or login using your user ID and password.


The district tracks the required registration forms to ensure that they are submitted for all students. Icons are displayed next to the forms to indicate the status of each required form for your students:

The required forms are listed on the left.

“(Pending)” is displayed if the form requires your attention.
“(Completed)” is displayed once you have updated and/or confirmed data on the form.

Click Start Registration.

The first form in the list opens on the right side of the page.

Continue reviewing forms and clicking Next until you have reviewed and updated all forms.

Depending on the form type and district requirements, a form will require one of two actions: view only, or review and update.

Clicking Next indicates that you have entered all required data and/or made all necessary changes to existing data. Your data will be validated, and you cannot continue until you have entered all required data in a valid format.

Click Next. (It may be necessary to scroll down to see the button.)

If you are not ready to complete one or more forms, click Save for later.

If you leave parent portal before finishing registration updates, a Resume Registration button is displayed allowing you to continue where you left off.

When you have viewed and entered all required data on all required forms, the Finish button is displayed.

Click Finish. The final page opens allowing you to print a confirmation for your records.



For more information, please contact the campus PEIMS staff at the appropriate campus:


Cannon Elementary School –

Butler Intermediate School –

Thompson Middle School –

Ford High School –


Or call 903-356-1213 between the hours of 9-12 and 1-3 Monday through Thursday.


Ascender Parent Portal Set Up Guide for Parents


The following documentation MUST be provided along with the transfer packet before the transfer is submitted for approval to your Campus Principal & Central Office .

  • Most recent transcript and/or Report Card
  • Attendance record (Previous Year & Current)
  • Discipline record
  • Two personal letters of recommendation (From Sending School)
  • Health information (current shot records, etc.)
  • Review Application all questions must be answered
  • Parent signatures

The 2021-2022 Parent Portal will be open July 26, 2021.  Please see the link to our Ascender Parent Portal under Parent Resources on the Quinlan ISD website.


Cannon Elementary School

Jerrie Elliott

Butler Intermediate School

Ila Stewart


Thompson Middle School

Stacey Walthall


Ford High School

Becky Gailley