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New and Returning Students

K-12 online registration is open for the 2021-22 school year. 

2022-23 New student and Kindergarten registration is now open.

*****Step by Step Visual Online Registration Instructions click here


Kindergarten Registration for 2022-23

Instructions for the online registration and other requirements are included in the Kindergarten registration letter. Click here for the 2022-23 Kindergarten registration letter. Please register as soon as possible so we have accurate numbers.

Kindergarten Roundup

Kindergarten Roundup will be held on Thursday, April 21st. Look for an email or letter from your area school with details the week of April 14th

Learn more about enrolling into public kindergarten (downloadable flyer for families). EnglishHmongKarenSomali and Spanish.

Address Changes: 

  • We are accepting address changes by completing the attached form and providing address verification (purchase/lease agreement or a utility bill).
  • Please email the form to along with the verification document. Click here to download Change of Address form.

Parent Portal Access: 

  • If you do not have Parent Portal access please email  A user and temporary password will be emailed to you within 48 hours.
  • If you can't remember your user or your password you can try to complete the "Forgot User" or "Forgot Password" help under the Parent Portal section on the homepage.


It's easy to enroll your children in
the Mankato Area Public Schools!

Student next to sign that reads, Watch out kindergarten, here I come!

Located in South-Central Minnesota, Mankato Area Public Schools serves families in the areas of Mankato, North Mankato, Eagle Lake, and Madison Lake.

As one of the state's most sought after school districts, Mankato Area Public Schools also welcomes resident and open enrollment students from all over South-Central Minnesota.

Central Registration makes it easy and convenient to enroll your child in Mankato Area Public Schools. Whether you are registering your first child in kindergarten, or transferring your entire family to Mankato, we will try to make sure the process is as easy as possible. Please feel free to explore our website to learn more about what Mankato Area Public Schools has to offer.


Is the home you're considering within the Mankato Area Public Schools boundaries?

Enter the address in the Transportation Search to confirm the district and assigned elementary, middle and high schools.

Non-Resident Families

K-12 open enrollment applications are currently being accepted for all out of district families. Online registration is also required along with the open enrollment paperwork. The instructions are at the top of this page.

The state deadline for open enrollment applications is January 15.

Late applications will be accepted as space allows past the state deadline.



Central Registration Office
10 Civic Center Plaza
Post Office Box 8741
Mankato, MN 56002-8741
Phone: 507-387-2125
Fax: 507-387-2618

Central Registration Email:
School Record Request Email:


School Day Hours
Mon. - Fri.  7:30am - 4:30pm

Summer and Non-school Day Hours:  Mon. - Fri. 7:00am - 4:00pm



If your child is not yet school-age, please consider our MAPS Preschool and Early Childhood options provided through our Community Education department.