Enroll & Register

Information for New and Existing Students and Families

Welcome to the Forest City Community School District!

We're glad you're here! The Forest City Community School District is deeply committed to its mission— To provide each student the opportunity for a 21st century education.


A strong 21st century educational system requires flexibility as we prepare all students for an ever-changing world.


Our district has six strategic goals focused on curriculum, engaged learners, quality staff, parent and community involvement, infrastructure support and fiscal responsibility. These goals guide our talented team of educators and instill our student-centered culture.


We pride ourselves in providing an exceptional educational experience and prioritize the “4C’s” —Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Creativity and Communication—which are vital skills needed in today’s workforce.


Forest City is a wonderful community where parents, businesses, community members and the school district work together. For a community our size, we are fortunate to have amazing facilities and many initiatives that enhance student learning. We strive to challenge kids of all abilities to achieve excellence in a wide range of academics, arts, athletics and activities.


Darwin Lehmann

Superintendent, Forest City Schools

Looking to enroll a new student?

Are you relocating and plan to live within the Forest City School District boundaries?

The best thing to do is to talk with a resource in our school offices! They will answer your questions and will help you complete the registration process.

Elementary: 641-585-2670

Middle School: 641-585-4772

High School: 641-585-2324


Please note our school offices are closed in July. Please contact the district office at 641-585-2323 during this month.

Do you live outside of the Forest City School District boundaries in Iowa but wish to send your child(ren) to school in our district?

Open Enrollment is the process by which parents/guardians residing in an Iowa district may enroll their children into another Iowa school district under the terms and conditions of Iowa Code section 282.18 and 281--Iowa Administrative Code 17. The deadline for students entering Grades 1-12 is March 1st.

Returning Students/Families

The Forest City School District opens online registration on August 1 each year.

If you are a returning student/family, we utilize our student/parent portal, called Infinite Campus to register students. This is very important so that we have current contact information in the event of an emergency.

1) Login to Infinite Campus

2) Verify/update information (More>Online Registration)

3) Apply for Free/Reduced breakfast/lunch and school fees if applicable (Forms)

4) Pay School Fees (Fees)

5) Add $ to Lunch Account Balance (Food Service)