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Student Registration Process 

In order to register in the Arcanum-Butler Local School District you will need to:

1. Complete the online registration in FinalForms using the link below.

Instructions for using FinalForms

2. Schedule a Registration Appointment with your registrar.
This appointment MUST be done in person and a picture ID will be required. Appointments are scheduled to expedite the process and prevent parents/guardians from having extended wait times. Schedule with:
Roberta Zimmer | 937.692.5174 ext. 1319 |
Appointment takes place at:
Arcanum-Butler Board of Education Office, 2011 Trojan Avenue, Arcanum OH 45304

3. Bring the following documents in the Document Checklist with you to the appointment.
The registrar must see original documents and will copy those documents and return originals back to parents and/or guardians. If all required documentation is not presented at the appointment, all documentation will be returned and another appointment will be scheduled.

Documents Checklist 

Required Documents

  • Child's Birth Certificate or Passport - An original (or certified copy) of a student's Birth Certificate must be presented at registration.
  • Parent/Guardian Driver's License or State Issued ID Card - Must be presented at registration appointment for proof of identity.
  • Student's Immunization Records - Along with documentation from a physician.
  • Proof of Residency

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  • Only legal residents of the district may enroll. Misrepresentation may result in prosecution.

If you live outside of the district, please fill out the Open Enrollment Form to be considered for enrollment.

Special Situations

  • Custody Decree - (if applicable) Complete, current legal documentation must be presented at the time of registration. Notify the registrar of any future revisions.

  • Guardianship - (if applicable) Complete, current legal court documents must be presented at the time of registration.

  • Special Education Paperwork - (if applicable) The current ETR/MFE and IEP for students with disabilities, or the current Section 504 Accommodation Plan, or Gifted Identification information must be presented at the time of registration, if applicable. An official request will be made to the previous school for these documents as appropriate; however, having the documents upfront facilitates a smoother transition.

  • Immunization Exemption  - For Medical, Religious or Philosophical Reasons

  • Free and Reduced Meal Parent Disclosure Form - (if applicable)

  • Free and Reduced Meal Application - (if applicable)


Kindergarten Only

  • Physical Examination Form


Transfer Student Only

  • Grade Documentation - Current report card or progress report


Open Enrollment
2023-24 Open Enrollment Form

2024-25 Open Enrollment Form