STEP 1:  School Assignment by Address

    Your neighborhood school is assigned at the Cherry Creek School District Admissions Office, according to the location of your residence and the school attendance boundaries. B​e aware that boundaries may change, so please contact District Admissions to confirm the assigned school for your address. 


    Step 2: CCSD Admissions Office

    If your student is new to our school district, or returning to Prairie from another school, the first step is to enroll your student(s) with our District's Admissions Office using an online enrollment system found on the following website: https://www.cherrycreekschools.org/Page/13998. In addition to enrolling students to the district, the Admissions Office processes student records requests for former students (including unofficial transcripts). For additional assistance, or access to a computer, District Admissions has two offices listed below.


    Main Office 5416 S Riviera Way Aurora, CO 80015

    Open Monday – Friday, 7:30AM – 4PM (On the corner of Picadilly St.-next to Thunder Ridge MS and Eaglecrest HS. See map below.) Phone: (720) 554-4550 Email: admissions@cherrycreekschools.org


    Satellite Office 12600 E Jewell Ave Aurora, CO 80012

    Open on Tuesday and Thursday only, from 7:30AM – 4PM (additional hours available in July and August) (Located in a mobile building in the rear parking lot of Prairie Middle School. Click here for directions.) Phone: (720) 554-4550 Email: admissions@cherrycreekschools.org


    Required Documents for Enrollment:

    · A copy of your student's birth certificate (or alternative listed here)

    · Current immunization records · Proof of residency (examples listed here)

    · A government issued photo ID


    STEP 3: Online Parent Forms

    After enrolling with the District, you will need to complete the Parent Forms before class registration can occur. If enrolling for a school year that has not yet started, the Parent Forms will become available in July.

    Access to the Parent Forms will be provided through an email sent to the parent/guardian listed as the first contact on the enrollment request and can only be completed by one parent/guardian.

    STEP 4: Check-In at Prairie Middle School

    You may check-in at Prairie Middle School for 6th and 7th Grade ONLY on Monday at 8:30. Thursday's will be held for 8th Graders with Siblings at 8:30 AM. Please bring with you the following items:

    • The white Student Admission Form you will receive from District
    • The withdrawal form from the previous school
    • The latest report card
    • A copy of your student's IEP, if applicable
    • Other pertinent school materials 

    Registration is approximately 2 hours and then parents and students are dismissed for the day. Students will have their first full day of school the day after registration. Placement testing will take place at registration. If you have any questions, please call the Prairie Registrar at 720-747-3122.