Registration/Enrollment

Welcome to Southern Hancock! We are excited you are interested in becoming a part of our school family!

Returning Students:

PowerSchool is now open for returning families to confirm their information and pay school fees for 2021-22. Schedules are now available for students in grades 7-12. Students in grades K-6 will find out who their teacher is at our back to school events.

Parents must log in to their Powerschool Parent Portal account to complete all necessary forms related to their students. After logging in, click on Forms on the left side menu. Under forms, click on Enrollment. Forms C-F must be completed for every student. Form A contains all contact information for you and any other PowerSchool contacts. Please double-check this information for everyone listed as a contact for your student.

To pay your school fees, on the left side menu, click on SchoolPay. All families who pay their fees before August 3 will not be charged a convenience fee. For families seeking assistance in paying their school fees, see Form F in the PowerSchool forms.

Please contact your school with any questions or concerns about PowerSchool, registration forms, or fees:

New Palestine High School: 861-4417
New Palestine Junior High: 861-4487
New Palestine Intermediate: 861-3267
Brandywine Elementary: 462-7396
New Palestine Elementary: 861-5287
Sugar Creek Elementary: 861-6747

New Move-In Families:

Families who have moved into our district may register their children for the 2021-22 school year at any time. Please contact your child's future school or call the CSCSHC Administration Office at 317-861-4463.

Families who expect to move into the district for the start of the 2021-22 school year may enroll at any time. Click this link to submit a pre-registration form for your future student. After submitting the form, you will receive additional instructions via email.

Families who currently attend Southern Hancock should not complete these forms.

Out of District Families:

CSCSHC is currently accepting Out of District Transfer applications for 2021-2022. Click here to download the transfer application packet.

Applications will not be considered unless all required information is included. The review process for applications will begin on March 1, 2021. It may take up to 30 days to process your application.

Once completed, please return your application to the CSCSHC Administration Office. Send via email to Amber Rush at arush@newpal.k12.in.us or send by mail to PO Box 508, New Palestine, IN, 46163.

You cannot complete any other student registration until your application is approved.

If you have questions about the enrollment process, please contact us at registration@newpal.k12.in.us.

Kindergarten Registration:

Any student who will be 5 years old on or before August 1, 2021, is eligible to enroll in Kindergarten at Southern Hancock. There are two steps to complete your pre-registration:

1. Click this link to submit a pre-registration form for your future student. After submitting the form, you will receive additional instructions via email.

2. Sign your child up for an assessment given to each student before they begin schooling at Southern Hancock. Use these links for each school:

If you are unsure which of the three elementary schools your student will attend, please consult this map.

Any questions about Kindergarten should be directed to your child’s future school:

Brandywine Elementary
413 E 400 S.
Greenfield, IN 46160
317-462-7396
Principal: Austin Theobald 

New Palestine Elementary
4801 County Rd 500 W
New Palestine, IN 46163
317-861-5287
Principal: Kayleigh Fosnow

Sugar Creek Elementary
2337, S 600 W
New Palestine, IN 46163
317-861-6747
Principal: Jan Kehrt 

Pre-Kindergarten Enrollment:

Students must be 4 years old on or before August 1, 2021, to be eligible to enroll in the Little Dragons Pre-Kindergarten program. To register your student for Pre-K, please follow these steps:

  1. Click this link for the pre-registration form. NOTE: At this time, we are only accepting students for the afternoon Pre-K program. There is no availability in the morning Pre-K program.

  2. You are required to provide your student’s birth certificate and immunization records to New Palestine Elementary, 4801 S 500 W, New Palestine, IN. You may email them to nloman@newpal.k12.in.us or bsellers@newpal.k12.in.us or drop them at the school.

  3. A $160.00 non-refundable deposit is due at the time of registration. Parents may pay their deposit online by clicking this link or bring cash or check to New Palestine Elementary.  

  4. A locked drop box will be available at the front of our building beginning the week of March 1 for a secure drop-off of documents and/or payment. 

  5. Additionally, parents will need to set up a PowerSchool account and complete other online forms to finish the registration process. An email will be sent to you with instructions.  

  6. Your registration will not be accepted until all steps above are completed.  

Click here for an Information Summary of our Pre-Kindergarten Program. (Please read).

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