Enrollment and Registration

If you are new to Terrell ISD and are enrolling your child for the first time in first through twelfth grades, welcome! We are excited for you to join the Tiger family and begin your educational journey with us. All children who are five years of age and under 21 years of age on or before the first day of September and are residents of Terrell ISD may attend Terrell public schools. Registration takes place on each individual campus and generally begins the first week of August. Registration is by appointment only and parents should contact their child's school to schedule an appointment.

Ready to become a Tiger? Let’s Go! 

Not sure which school your child is zoned for? Click here to find out.

New to the District 1st - 12th Grade Students

To make enrollment a smooth process for the families of our littlest Tigers we have created step-by-step instructions below. Let’s get started! 


  • Birth Certificate

  • Social Security Card (Preferred)

  • Photo ID of person enrolling new student

  • Immunization Records

  • Proof of Residency- Water or electric bill in guardians' name or Lease/mortgage agreement in guardian's name

  • Withdraw papers from previous district (if applicable)

  • Foster documentation (if applicable)


In order to register your child, all parents must create a Parent Portal account. Additionally, Parent Portal is where you will check your child's grades and attendance. Below is a guide to help you create a new account along with the link to Parent Portal to get started.

If you have any questions or need assistance with Parent Portal, please contact the campus registrar.

Dr. Bruce Wood Elementary: 972-563-3750
J. W. Long Elementary: 972-563-1448
Gilbert Willie, Sr. Elementary: 972-563-1443
Global Leadership Academy: 972-551-7596
Herman Furlough, Jr. Middle School: 972-563-7501
Terrell High School: 972-563-7525

Not sure which campus your child is zoned for? Click here, to find out.


In mid-summer, parents will receive an email to finalize the enrollment process of their child in Terrell ISD.


BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: Take all required documents to your child's campus. You must have physical copies of each document. Digital copies will not be accepted or printed on-site.