Online Registration will open on August 2nd, 2021.

Button returning student registration click here


  • Parents/Guardians – log into PowerSchool with your PARENT user ID and password.
    •  Click on the registration link on the left-hand side menu.
      • 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. 
  • 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 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
Rick Varney, School Principal
(563) 382-3125
West Side Early Childhood
Early Childhood & Preschool
Rick Varney, School Principal
(563) 382-4451

School Supply Lists can be found here: