Enrolling a new student?

Welcome to Salem High School!  As you prepare to register your student, please note the following information.  

To begin, visit the new online registration link to complete the online enrollment.  You will be asked to upload several required documents. 

      o Proof of residency – approved documents include:

  • Mortgage or Lease Agreement
  • Recent Payroll Stub
  • Valid Driver’s License (with current address)
  • Original Bank Statement (issued within the last 2 months)
  • City of Salem Utility Bill
  • Real Estate Tax Assessment/Tax Receipt


     o  Student’s Birth Certificate         

         If you need to request a copy of your student’s birth certificate, visit https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/vital-records/.


o  Immunization Record

        To request a copy of your student’s immunization record, visit https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/immunization/viis/.

      o Last report/transcript


o  Custody Paperwork (if applicable) Enrolling parent must provide ID to match birth certificate.


o  IEP/504 Plans (if applicable)


o  Complete the Authorization For Release/Exchange of Record Information to allow us to contact your student’s previous school for their records. 


Once you have completed ALL of the online enrollment screens and uploaded ALL documents, please email Tammy Chitwood at tchitwood@salem.k12.va.us to schedule an appointment. Appointments for the 2024-25 school year will not begin until June 25th.


Appointments cannot be scheduled until the online enrollment has been completed and submitted.

Familiarize yourself with the new student checklist and acceptable proofs of residency(available below). ALL documents must be provided before we can schedule an appointment with your School Counselor and complete registration.