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Student Registration for
2016-2017 School Year

Infosnap information (online registration) will be emailed/mailed after July 4th to update student information for the 2016-2017 school year.  

Registration will be held July 18-22 at Petal Primary School (for all students) between the hours of 7:00 am to 6:00 pm.  Below are the dates students should come, based on their last names.

 Alphabetical registration

July 18-Last names A-F

July 19-Last names G-K

July 20-Last Names L-P

July 21-Last names Q-U

July 22-Last names V-Z

 All students NEW to the Petal School District will register at the appropriate school site on July 25th and 26th.  

 Before any student can register to attend, legal residency within the school district’s boundaries must be proven.  Families whose primary residence is outside of the boundaries are NOT eligible to attend Petal Schools.  Therefore, proof of residency is required for all students.  To establish residence, two documents must be presented.  One document from Column A and one document from Column B must be presented at the time of registration.  These are the only documents that will be accepted to establish residency and enroll students in the Petal School District.

Column A:

  • Mortgage Document – current receipt showing physical address
  • Lease – with effective dates or current receipt
  • Deed

 Column B:

ONLY utility bills dated JUNE 18, 2016, and after will be accepted for verification.

  • Electric bill w/name and address (within 30 days)
  • Gas bill w/name and address (within 30 days)
  • Water bill w/name and address (within 30 days)

The above design is the theme for the 2016-2017 school year! T-shirts will have "The Petal Way" across the front of the shirt with the "40 Years" on the back of the shirt. All Dri-Fit Polos will have the "40 Years" embroidered on the top left of each shirt. Please complete your order form and return with payment to Central Office, 115 East Central Avenue, PO Drawer 523, Petal, Ms. 39465, Attention: Lynette Henderson. Checks should be made payable to Petal Education Foundation. The deadline for ordering will be July 6, 2016. 
For the T-shirt order form, click here.

The Petal School District is currently soliciting applications for Shared Decision Making Council Members.  The Petal School District Strategic Plan provides for a Shared Decision Making Council at the District level and one at each school level.  These councils are comprised of parents, students, teachers, support staff, at-large community representatives, and administrators.  The purpose of the council is to provide input into the decision-making process.  Anyone interested in serving on one of these councils may print an application by clicking on the link below or by contacting the Central Office at 601-545-3002.  Deadline for submitting an application is June 17, 2016.

MAY 10, 2016

Revised Headstart Info  

Mission Statement
The mission of the Petal School District is to empower all students with the attitudes, knowledge, and life-long learning skills essential to thrive as responsible citizens in an ever-changing global society.

Core Beliefs
We believe that:
  • A person's potential to learn is limitless.
  • All people have intrinsic worth.
  • Strength comes from engaging the full diversity of the community.
  • Teamwork is essential to the continuous success of an organization.
  • Family is the most important influence in the development of the individual.
  • People can direct their own future.
  • People are influenced more by what others do than by what they say.

Non-Discrimination Policy
The Petal School District will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, handicap, religion, or natural origin with regard to any policy, procedure, or program application.
 Section 504 Coordinator:    
617 South Main Street
Petal, MS 39465

Petal School District
115 East Central Avenue
Petal, MS 39465
Phone:  601-545-3002

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