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Enrollment & Registration

Welcome to the Cardinal Family

Newton Community School District (NCSD) is proud to offer families top-notch - and best - educational choices in Iowa from Preschool through High School.

NCSD utilizes 7 buildings:
Aurora Heights, K - 4
Emerson Hough, K - 4
Thomas Jefferson, PreK - 4
Woodrow Wilson, K - 4
Berg Middle School, 5 - 8
Newton Senior High School, 9 - 12
WEST Academy, 10 - 12
The district currently has an enrollment of approximately 3,000 students.

On this page, you will find everything you need to enroll and register your child for the Newton Community School District. 

Whether you are new to the school district, registering your child for the first time in PreSchool or Kindergarten, are the parent of a returning K-12 student, or are interested in the within-district transfer option, please refer to the menu items listed to the right for additional information.

For information on re-registering a current student, please click here.

To enroll a new student, or a student returning to the district, please refer below for contact info.


Certificate of Dental Screening
All 9th Grade students are required to have a dental screening.  Bring this form to your local dentist or orthodontist to fill out and sign after your appointment.  Return the signed form to Newton High School during "Back to School Days" or to the high school main office.

Melinda Worthington

Melinda Worthington
Administration - District Registrar/Business Office Administrative Assistant


  E.J.H. Beard Administration Center

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Whether you’re raising a family, starting a business or building a home — you’ll want to get to know Newton. Our community vision statement is “Newton Shines Bright: Newton is a progressive, family friendly community, a shining star of Central Iowa, and a place to call home.”

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