Calcasieu Parish Enrollment Center Schedule Announced

Paula Michalko

Director, Management Information Systems

July 19, 2018




In a continued effort to streamline the registration process for parents of students that are new to Lake Charles, the Calcasieu Parish School Board is setting up the Calcasieu Parish Enrollment Center (CPEC) at the Lake Charles Boston Academy of Learning Gym located at 1509 Enterprise Boulevard.


Parents that live in Lake Charles will have the opportunity to get a jump start in registering their children for the upcoming 18-19 school year. Representatives from several Central Office Departments will be on hand to process much of the necessary paperwork prior to the opening of school. 


By taking advantage of the resources available at CPEC, parents will be able to obtain their child’s bus number and pick-up location if they are bus riders; complete the free/reduced lunch application; obtain information for non-English speaking students; and speak to personnel from the Special Education and 504 Departments as needed.


Prior to coming to CPEC, parents with students entering grades K-12 must go to Child Welfare and Attendance, located at 2423 6th Street, to obtain a Permit to Register. If a student is entering Pre-K, a Permit does not to be obtained.  CWA will determine which school the student may attend, and the parent will be given a Permit to Register.  The CPEC staff will use the permit to assist parents with the Online Registration System and enroll the student in the approved school.  Parents may choose to complete the online registration application prior to coming to CPEC which will speed up the process once they arrive.  Simply go to and click on Online Registration Application from the Quick Links menu on the left side of the website or go to


Middle school and high school students will still need to attend a school-based registration to obtain their class schedules, locker numbers, pay class fees, and complete other processes specific to each school.  We will provide parents with their school’s registration dates and school supply lists at CPEC.  The creation of student schedules at individual schools will be expedited by this center, which will cover the necessary enrollment processes ahead of time.


CPEC is for students who live in Lake Charles only.  Schools located outside of Lake Charles will take care of all the necessary registration processes at the individual school sites beginning August 1.  Parents should call individual schools to get exact dates and times if they live in Moss Bluff, Iowa, Bell City, Westlake, Sulphur, Vinton, Starks, or DeQuincy.


What parents will need at CPEC:

  • CWA Permit to Register
  • Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • Current Immunization Record
  • Special Education IEP records if applicable
  • Photo ID of parent/guardian registering the child


18-19 School Year CPEC Times and Dates:


Wednesday, July 25

9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Thursday, July 26

9:00 am to 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Friday, July 27

9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Monday, July 30

9:00 am to 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Tuesday, July 31

9:00 am to 3:00 pm