Registration Information

Portage Township School Registration Process

New Students: 

All new students can now register online. Click here. 

NOTE: Please complete this registration process on a computer/tablet. Phone and mobile device browsers may not display all questions or features

After completing the online registration you must visit one of your children's schools to provide residency (see information below) and complete the registration process. New students please bring in a Birth Certificate and Social Security card so we can place them on record. To determine which school your child/children will attend, please call our
Transportation office at 763-8080 and give them your address for information on what elementary and/or middle school children will attend.  All students in grades 9-12 will attend Portage High School. 
Returning Students:  

Letters were sent home to all families in May/June of 2017 informing parents how to set-up Parent Portals in Powerschool and a letter informing them of their 15 character snapcode. Please follow the directions on the letters to set up your Parent Portal. Once logged in to the portal, the registration section is located on the left hand side of the screen.
 Click here, to access the Powerschool Parent Portal.

NOTE: Please complete this registration process on a computer/tablet. Phone and mobile device browsers may not display all questions or features!
If you have not completed this process, please do so before residency verification.
If you have forgotten your login information, please contact your child's school. In order to protect our student's privacy, we will be unable to give you your login information over the phone. We can e-mail the information to an e-mail address on file or you can come to the building in person with a photo ID to request the login information.
Parents of students entering grades 3, 6, 9, and 11 will be required to provide residency verification at their students’ school. Residency Verification will take place from 12:00-3:00 on July 24th, 12:00-7:00 on July 25th and 27th and from 9:00-3:00 on July 26th and July 28th.  (You can also go to your students' school to complete the information update at this time if you do not have access to a computer.)

If you have any questions, please call your home school or email for assistance.
Book Rental Rates for the current year may be found by clicking on the words Book Rental Rates or in the column to the left of this page.


 RESIDENCY CHECK  Parents of students entering grades K, 3, 6, 9, and 11 as well as students entering PTS will be required to prove their residency within the Portage Township Schools boundaries.Why? We want to ensure that Portage Schools are serving students who legally reside within our boundaries.

Please have these items with you to register for the residency check:

  • A copy of your drivers license or state ID with your correct address for identification purposes.
  • At least one of the following:
  • Lease Agreement
  • NIPSCO Bill
  • Bill with the home mailing address
  • Mortgage papers
  • Water bill and/or sewer bill
  • Affidavit of Residency (notarized)(must be submitted annually) if applicable


 Custody papers/court orders if needed for divorced, grandparents, or foster parents
  • Health records for new students
  • Immunization records for all new students and/or Kindergarten students
  • Any necessary changes for current students 
  • Address changes
  • Emergency contact information including phone numbers
  • Parents' E-mail address