2021-2022 New Student Online Registration Information

Welcome to Brenham ISD! Register your new student using Brenham ISD's online registration system powered by Ascender Parent Portal. A new student is defined as new to Brenham ISD and having never attended a school in Brenham ISD, or a previous Brenham ISD student that withdrew and is re-enrolling.


New Student Enrollment will be open during the following dates:

·         Online Registration for all grade levels is ongoing.

If you need assistance or prefer to register in-person, please call Georgiane Gessner at 979-277-3895 ext. 2171 to schedule an appointment.

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Steps to register:

  1. Prior to beginning the online registration process, gather the following documents. Uploading of these documents is required in New Student Enrollment:
    • Student’s social security number (optional but preferred)
    • Proof of Residency - Utility bill, lease/mortgage agreement, Brenham ISD approved notarized documentation
    • Driver’s license or government issued photo ID of parent/guardian
    • Student’s birth certificate
    • Student’s immunization record
      • Note: Immunizations must be approved by a campus nurse to ensure compliance with the State of Texas Requirements
    • History of School Attendance - student’s withdrawal form, student’s last report card or student’s high school transcript
      • Note: If the student has taken any high school courses for credit, a transcript showing credit is required to make an appointment with a high school Guidance Counselor.
  2. Create an Ascender Parent Portal Account. An email address is required to create the account. More information about Ascender Parent Portal may be found at this link.
  3. In the Ascender Parent Portal account, click “Enroll a New Student” and proceed through the enrollment information. If a family has multiple students, each student must be enrolled individually, but you will only need one parent portal account.  The parent portal will retain contact information. Upon completing all required information, click “Enroll Student.”
  4. A campus, or district representative will contact you via email and/or letter prior to the beginning of school with the campus placement information. Additional documents may be required to complete your student’s registration. Pre-K parents will be required to provide proof of eligibility.  The eligibility criteria can be found here.