Orangefield New School Year Information 2023-2024


Last updated 7/18/2023 at 6:11pm

Registration Procedures

For the 2023-2024 school year, Orangefield ISD will continue with an online registration process for all returning students. Online registration for returning students begins on July 24, 2023, through the Parent Portal system. All current students must have a parent/guardian complete this online registration prior to the student receiving their teacher assignment or schedule. Parents must have an Ascender Parent Portal account to complete the registration. Directions for the Parent Portal account are located on the Orangefield ISD website. Computer access will be made available on campuses by request.

The online registration portion for students new to Orangefield ISD will begin on July 31, 2023. Directions for the initial online portion can be found on the Orangefield ISD website. The in-person portion of new student registration will begin at individual campuses on July 31, 2023. The following documents are required for registering new students: 

• proof of residency (most recent water, electric, or gas bill)

• records from the previous school (preferably most recent report card)

• immunization records

• birth certificate

• social security card

• copy of a parent/guardian’s valid driver’s license

Registration for new students is scheduled at all three campuses during these dates and times:

Monday, July 31 (8:00 AM - 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

Tuesday, August 1 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

Wednesday, August 2 - Friday, August 4 (8:00 AM - 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

Monday, August 7 - Tuesday, August 8 (8:00 AM - 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

School supply lists for Orangefield Elementary School and Orangefield Junior High, as well as additional district and campus information, can be found at Campuses can be contacted by phone at the following:

Orangefield High School 409-735-3851

Orangefield Junior High School 409-735-6737

Orangefield Elementary School 409-735-5346

Orangefield ISD Meet the Teacher

Orangefield ISD will host Meet the Teacher for all campuses, to serve as student registration and a teacher meet and greet prior to the first day of school. The schedule is as follows:

Orangefield Elementary School Monday, August 7 between the hours of 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Orangefield Junior High School Monday, August 7 between the hours of 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Orangefield High School Monday, August 7 between the hours of 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

All online registration procedures, including vaccinations or affidavits, must be complete before Orangefield Elementary School and Orangefield Junior High students receive teacher and class schedules and be able to meet their teachers. Students can meet their teachers during the times listed above. Parents/guardians can deposit money in their student's lunch accounts on all three campuses on these dates.

Athletic Parent Orientation

All student-athletes in grades 7-12 must have a parent/guardian attend a meeting prior to playing in the first contest. Three Athletic Parent Orientations have been scheduled. See below for specific dates, times, and a location. Call 409-735-4504 for more information.

Orangefield High School Cafeteria Tuesday, July 18 at 6:00 PM

Orangefield High School Cafeteria Monday, July 24 at 6:00 PM

Orangefield High School Cafeteria Tuesday, July 25 at 6:00 PM

Freshmen Parent Meeting

Freshmen Parent Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, July 27 at 6:00 PM in the Orangefield High School Cafeteria. Call 409-735-3851 for more information.

Fish Camp

Fish Camp for incoming 9th graders at Orangefield High School will be Friday, July 28 from 9:00 AM-11:30 AM at the Orangefield High School Cafeteria. Call 409-735-3851 for more information.

High School Class Schedules & Parking Permits

All students must have their online registration documents completed prior to class schedule pick up. Student class schedules and parking permits will be available for pick up at the high school on Monday, July 31 during the following times:

10th Grade……………... 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

9th Grade...…………….. 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

12th Grade……….…….. 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

11th Grade…..…………. 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Orange and White Scrimmage and Meet the Bobcats

The Orange and White kickoff scrimmage is scheduled for Saturday, August 5 at approximately 10:00 AM at F. L. McClain Stadium. Meet the Bobcats is scheduled for Monday, August 21 at 7:00 PM at the F. L. McClain Stadium. All parents, guardians, students, and community members are invited to attend this event to meet and support our 2023 Bobcats.

School Start Times 2023-24

The start and end times will remain exactly as they were last year.

The elementary schedule is as follows:

Doors Open - 7:00 AM

School Begins - 7:30 AM

School Ends - 3:00 PM

The junior high schedule is as follows:

Doors Open - 7:45 AM

School Begins - 8:20 AM

School Ends - 3:50 PM

The high school schedule is as follows:

Doors Open - 7:45 AM

School Begins - 8:30 AM

School Ends - 4:00 PM

Bobcat Football Tickets 2023-24

Previous football ticket holders may renew tickets by mail before July 28. Tickets can be renewed in person at the Orangefield Athletic Field House between August 2 - August 4. Mail-in orders can be picked up between August 2 - August 8. Previous ticket holders may exchange or buy more tickets between August 9 - August 11. Tickets can be picked up at the Orangefield Athletic Field House between 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM.

The 2023 season tickets are available to the general public for purchase starting on August 14 at the Orangefield Athletic Field House between the hours of 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM.

Individual game day tickets will be sold online and at the gate. Links to purchase tickets will be available through the district website and social media closer to the start of the season. For more information, call 409-735-4504.

First Day of School

The first day of school is Wednesday, August 9.


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