Online Registration will open on August 2nd, 2021.

Button returning student registration click here

Who Is a Returning Student?
A student who attended a Decorah School within the last calendar school year.

Returing Student Registation Process:

All parents must use a parent PowerSchool account and log in at the url indicated below to complete online registration for the 2021-2022 school year. You cannot use the PowerSchool mobile app to complete registration.

STEP 1: Log in to your PowerSchool parent account:

  • If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.  If you do not know your child’s Access ID or Password, you will need to contact the school administrative assistant.
  • If you do not remember your credentials, you will need to select forgot username/password to have your credentials emailed to you. If you cannot access the recovery email, you will need to contact the school administrative assistant. 
  • All parents/guardians will use the PowerSchool parent website to submit registration forms.

STEP 2: Once you are logged in to your PowerSchool parent account, follow the steps below.

  • Select the student you wish to review and update.
  • Select the Returning Student Registration (Upcoming Year) Icon/Link located in your parent PowerSchool account on the left side menu as imaged below.


  • Agree to the terms and conditions.
  • Click Begin Forms to begin verifying and updating information.
    • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete online registration (for each of your students).
      • This process involves updating contact and medical information as well as electronically signing your understanding of required forms. 
  • Once you select SUBMIT, you cannot access the form again.

STEP 3: Pay registration fees. Registration fees can be found here.

    • Checks can be mailed or hand-delivered to each building.
    • If paying by check or cash, please fill out the payment form and mail it back with your payment. (Click here for the payment form)
      • Checks should be made payable to Decorah Community Schools.
      • It is requested that separate checks be made for each school building.
    •  Parents may also pay online during registration. There is a 3.49% processing fee. (Click here for online payment options
  • If you believe you would qualify financially for Free or Reduced Lunch or a Fee Waiver, please fill out the application here.

If any parent or student needs help with their PowerSchool login information, please try the help link on the login page or contact the building administrative assistant.

Building Administrative Assistant Contacts

Decorah High School
Grades 9-12
Denise Gulrud, Administrative Assistant
(563) 382-3643
Decorah High School
Grades 9-12
Jackie Reckward, Activities Manager
(563) 382-3643
Decorah Middle School
Grades 5-8
Paula McIntyre, Administrative Assistant
(563) 382-8427
Carrie Lee Elementary
Grades 3-4
Carla Lane, Administrative Assistant
(563) 382-3771
John Cline Elementary
Grades TK-2
Chauncy Eggland
(563) 382-3125
West Side Early Childhood
Early Childhood & Preschool
Jessica Riley, Administrative Assistant
(563) 382-4451

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