Students entering kindergarten must be five (5) years old on or before September 1st.
A parent or guardian must accompany a student under eighteen (18) years of age to register at a school. Florida law requires the following:
1. Written proof of current residence, address (e.g. recent utility bill, water, electric, mortgage or lease agreement).
2. Proof of date of birth. Need one of the following:
Certified copy of birth certificate. Baptismal certificate showing date of birth and place of baptism, with parent's sworn affidavit. Insurance policy on child which has been in force at least two (2) years. Bible record of child's birth with parent's sworn affidavit. Passport or certificate of arrival in U.S. School record, at least four (4) years prior, showing date of birth. Parent's sworn affidavit accompanied by a certificate of examination from a health officer showing date of birth.
3. Proof of immunization from the Department of Health, Form 680. This form is available from a private physician or the Department of Health.
Charlotte County Health Departments
6868 San Casa Rd.
Englewood, FL 34224
514 East Grace Street
Punta Gorda, FL 33950
4. Physical exam within the previous twelve (12) months signed and dated by a physician.
5. You should also bring:
Name and address of previous school(s) attended. Any available information from previous school(s) such as report cards, transcripts or student participation in special programs. Student Social Security Number. Bring card with you (it will become student identification number). Proof of Custody. If a single parent is separated, divorced, or if other custodial situation exists, a copy of legal residential custody document will be requested.
***It is recommended that you come in to register after 9 am and before 2 pm to avoid arrival and dismissal traffic. :-)