Legal / Administration - Student Assignment

Legal / Administration - Student Assignment


Student Transfer Timeline is January 24, 2017 - March 3, 2017

Enrollment Information

Welcome to the Rowan-Salisbury School System!  We look forward to partnering with you to guide your child to academic and career success.  Registration must be done at the school for which your child is zoned to attend.  Attendance zones are based on the property address of where you and your child live.  Please use the following link to find your school:

Please use this link to see the kindergarten registration dates and times of your child's school:  PDF iconKindergarten Registration Calendar

Please be prepared to provide the following items when enrolling your child:

Transfer Information (please see forms below)

The Rowan-Salisbury School System (RSSS) Board of Education shall assign students to schools based on their domicile.  It is the intent of the Board of Education that a student should attend the school that serves his/her domicile.  An exception to this well be made in limited circumstances within the criteria proveded by the RSSS Board of Education.  More information may be found at:

Acceptable reasons for transfer/release:

  1. Current RSSS Employee
  2. Childcare Proximity
  3. Special Services
  4. Anticipated Relocation/Move
  5. Work Proximity
  6. Academy
  7. Choice School

More information can be found on the back of each form.  High school students that are granted a transfer are held to a 365-day athletic waiting period.  Exceptions to this are choice, academy or employee transfers.

Academy Information:

Jesse Carson High School - Fine and Performing Arts Academy

Students are immersed in fine and performing arts, including visual arts, theatre, chorus and musical performance. Showcase your talents in one or many school and community performances. Develop your passion for the arts and expand your portfolio by participating on stage and/or behind-the-scenes in musical and theatrical productions while immersed in traditional and rigorous academic courses.

East Rowan High School - Business, Marketing and Finance Academy

Learn industry recognized skills in the areas of productivity software, ecommerce, accounting, marketing and entrepreneurship. Join students with like-interests and career goals by participating and competing in East’s award-winning Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). Students apply entrepreneurial skills in specialized business internships and market local businesses through website development.

North Rowan High School - Health Sciences Academy

Learn industry recognized health care skills with focuses available in general health sciences and nursing. Students will be immersed in real-life scenarios using simulation mannequins that allow students to apply life-saving skills in practical situations. Students can join the award-winning Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) and have the opportunity to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). 

Salisbury High School - Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics and Advanced Manufacturing Academies  

Choose from over 20 Advanced Placement courses to prepare for a college S.T.E.M degree and learn to use specialized robotics equipment for engineering design. The new Advanced Manufacturing Academy will ensure students hone skills from every aspect of manufacturing from engineering and design to product creation. Successful students will be immediately employable or well-prepared for a two-year or four-year program in mechanical engineering, computer integrated machining, or welding. 

South Rowan High School - Communications Academy  

Learn industry-based skills in digital media, gaming design, and broadcasting through project-based courses and relevant experiences in the communications field. Join Skills USA to develop and market your communication skills with an opportunity to compete at the State and National levels. In the Communications Academy, students can practice with the latest version of the Adobe Suite software, develop programming skills using the latest technology, or gain experience in a classroom broadcasting studio. 

JROTC Academy - Develop your leadership potential, physical fitness, speaking and writing skills, self-discipline and self-reliance by attending the South Rowan JROTC Academy. Students will be immersed in an in-depth study of the ethical values and principles of good citizenship, learn the historical relevance and organization of the US Armed Forces, and participate in leadership and community service. Students have opportunity to earn rank, conduct relevant research, earn certifications, and participate in numerous co-curricular competitions and challenges. 

West Rowan High School - Agriculture Academy and Farm-to-Table

Learn industry-based skills in agriculture with focuses available in animal science, horticulture and agricultural mechanics. Take your agricultural knowledge to the next level in our farm-to-table program by learning how to cultivate, prepare, design and market meals using fresh and home-grown ingredients in a commercial restaurant environment. Join students with like-interests and career goals by participating in award-winning organizations such as Future Farmers of America (FFA) and Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA).  

For more academy information, please visit the following link:


PDF iconMedical Packet

PDF iconAcademy Application 17-18

PDF iconReassignment Application 17-18

PDF iconChildcare Verification Form

PDF iconKnox Magnet Application 17-18

PDF iconOut of County Application 17-18

PDF iconSchool Choice Application 17-18

Questions or concerns should be directed to Amanda Howard at

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