Central Registrar

To register a new student for any school in the Cairo-Durham CSD, grades K-12, please contact Elizabeth Bailey, Central Registrar, at 518-622-8543 (ext. 56010) or send an email to

Registrar's Office
Cairo-Durham High School Guidance Department
1301 Route 145
Cairo, NY 12413

Telephone: 518-622-8543, ext. 56010 
Fax: 518-622-8856

Summer office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday.


Registration Packet

Click here to download the 2021-22 Registration Packet (PDF).

**Kindergarten Registration** To be eligible for kindergarten this fall, children must be five (5) years of age on or before Dec. 1, 2021 and reside within the Cairo-Durham Central School District. To get a kindergarten registration packet, please contact Joanne Cleary at 518-622-3231 or to make arrangements.


Required Information

The following information is required in order to enroll your child(ren) for school at Cairo-Durham CSD:

  • Proof of date of birth (birth certificate or passport)
  • Proof of residency (e.g., utility bill, bas oil, electric, cable, rental agreement)
  • Picture ID of the parent/guardian (e.g., driver's license)
  • Immunization Record/Physician Health Form

Note: Students experiencing homelessness or temporary housing situations may not be required to provide the items listed above. Such families should contact Douglas Morrissey, the district's Homeless Education Liaison, at 518-622-0261 or by email at    


Change of Residency (Within District)

If you change residency but still live within the Cairo-Durham Central School District, please download and complete the Change of Residency packet (PDF) to continue enrollment for your child(ren). It includes proof of residency information, a Residency Questionnaire, and a Request for Transportation form. 


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