Back-to-School Information 2021-2022

  • Register for School

    Don’t forget to register for the 2021-2022 school year!

    Visit our Student Registration webpage for more information about the registration and enrollment process.

    Important Dates

    • August 11, 2021 - Bus routes display in PSS
    • August 11, 2021 - Middle school schedules display in PSS/SSS
    • August 12, 2021 - High schedules display in PSS/SSS
    • August 17, 2021 - Elementary school Meet the Teacher Night
    • August 19, 2021 - First day of school

    Hays CISD Student Device Program

    Starting with the 2021-2022 school year, Hays CISD will issue iPads to students in Pre-K through first grades, and Chromebooks for second graders through high school seniors!

    Parents can opt-in or opt-out of participating in the device program by completing the Technology Permissions Form in Student Online Registration.

    Need to Change Your Form Response?

    If you already completed Student Online Registration, the system will not allow you to change your form response to opt-in or -out of receiving a device. Please download and complete the Technology Permission Form (English, Spanish). Email your completed form to your child’s campus or to Your form responses will be updated in our system.

    Interested in Device Protection Insurance?

    Hays CISD offers an optional protection plan for district-owned devices to cover accidental damage or theft. Plans range from ten to forty dollars, based on your child’s National School Lunch Program (NSLP) designation.

    Please click on the following link,, to sign-up for the optional protection plan if interested.

    Online Meal Application

    Complete the Hays CISD Online Meal Application for the 2021-2022 school year.

    Please visit our Child Nutrition webpage for more information about our child nutrition program, such as meal prices and payment options.

    Transportation Services

    If you need to change the transportation option you selected on the Transportation Request Form in online registration, please complete the Hays CISD Transportation Request Change Form.

    Please visit our Transportation webpage for questions about transportation services or student eligibility for transportation.

    Immunization Reminders

    Students entering 7th grade are required to have certain vaccine boosters. Your child will not be allowed to start school at Hays CISD until he or she meets the vaccination requirements. If you are unsure if your child meets these requirements, please contact your school nurse or physician.

    Please visit our Student Health Services webpage for more health information and the campus nurse directory.

    Volunteers Needed

    If you would like to become a Hays CISD parent volunteer, please visit our Hays CISD Volunteers in Public Schools (VIPs) webpage for more information.

    Sign Up to Receive Alerts

    Parents must sign up to receive general alerts such as principal messages and other campus and district news. Attendance and emergency alerts are automatically sent to all parent/guardian contacts; no sign-up is needed.

    If you did not click the checkbox in online registration to receive general alerts, follow these steps to sign-up:

    1. Log into your Parent Self-Serve (PSS) account at
    2. Click on your student's name.
    3. Select the "Edit Contact Info" tab.
    4. Click the "Alert" checkbox next to your phone number.
    5. Click the "Submit Changes" button at the bottom of the screen.

    Repeat this process for each of your students.


    Visit our Curriculum & Instruction webpages for more information about academics such as course guides, course choice sheets, and program information.

    Need Assistance?

    Please email our Student Registration Help Desk at or call our Student Registration Help Line at 512-268-7356 ext. 45095.