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Student Registration


If your child was enrolled in a PAISD school the prior school year, your child is eligible to register using the online Returning Student System. 

Please click on the link below to start the returning student online registration process

Online Registration for Returning Student

Inscripción para Estudiante Actual



A new student is defined as new to Port Arthur ISD and having never attended a school in Port Arthur ISD, or a previous Port Arthur ISD student that withdrew and is re-enrolling.

Complete the New Student Registration Form Online by clicking the link below and creating an account. Make sure you read all the way through the information on the form. 

Online Registration for New Student

Inscripción para Estudiante Nuevo


Documents to provide or attach:

Returning Students

New Student Enrollment

Pre-K New Enrollment

  • Sales Agreement
  • Parent Identification
  • Lease or rental contract with students name listed
  • Student’s Birth Certificate
  • Updated Vaccine Records
  • Social Security
  • Sales Agreement
  • Lease, or rental contract with students name listed
  • Parent Identification
  • Last Report Card
  • Student’s Birth Certificate
  • Updated Vaccine Records
  • Social Security
  • Sales Agreement
  • Lease, or rental contract with students name listed
  • Parent Identification
  • Income Verification (SNAP Award Letter, Medicaid Letter, Current Check Stub)

You may attach documents to complete the online registration process. 

You must complete all steps of the process and submit your child's registration. In order to complete the registration process, please follow complete all steps and provide any verification documentation as necessary


Affidavit of Residency

Parents or Guardian of students must produce a sales agreement (mortgage statement) lease, or rental contract with students name listed who lives with a friend/family member and must complete an Affidavit of Residency for each school year.  A completed online registration form for the assigned school with all required documents must be submitted. 

Students attending schools in the Port Arthur Independent School District under a residency affidavit must have their residency verified annually to avoid withdrawal from the Port Arthur Independent School District. The students affected are those currently enrolled on an affidavit or residency hardship.

Download Affidavit of Residency


Home Language Survey

19 TAC §89.1215(b), to be effective August 9, 2023, states school districts shall administer a home language survey, translated into the primary language whenever possible.

Per the rule, Port Arthur ISD is required to use the Texas Education Agency (TEA) produced form available in English and Spanish. Translations of the form in multiple other languages will be made available on, as translation work is completed.

Note that these changes apply only for surveys administered to parents of students enrolling on or after August 9, 2023.

Download LPAC Home Language Survey   [English]    [Español][Tiếng Việt]




If you are enrolling your child in Wheatley School of Early Childhood Programs, please click the link below.

Register Now (English)

Registrar Hoy (Español)


Eligibility Requirements

Requisitos de Elegibilidad



Admission to PAISD's WECHS will be limited to students who reside in the PAISD and who meet the eligibility requirements for enrollment in an early college program and dual enrollment program under Applicable Law.

Please click on link below to review admission requirements for Wilson Early College High School.

Wilson Early College High School Admission Requirements


Contact us for questions and support with online registration at (409) 989-6154 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday – Thursday. 

For any technical difficulties encountered during the enrollment process, please contact PowerSchool using these channels: