Student Registration

  • Guidelines and Procedures

    Students entering kindergarten must be five (5) years old on or before September 1st. Call the school for a registration appointment.

    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).
      (A driver's license is not an acceptable proof of residency)
      Parents of students lacking a permanent or regular home are asked to complete an affidavit of residency form (Appendix 17) when they register at the school.
    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 verifying the child's age.
    3. Proof of immunization - Required for enrollment all students shall present a Florida Certificate of Immunization (Form DH 680)*  
    4. Health Examination (physical)* performed within the previous twelve (12) months of initial Florida school-entry, signed and dated by a licensed health professional – Required for enrollment
      • Florida School Entry Health Exam Form

      • The Following are NOT ACCEPTABLE as Physical Exams:
        1. A bill or receipt
        2. A statement from the physician that the child is in good health and free of communicable disease.
        3. Documentation of height, weight, and blood pressure.
        4. Heath history filled out by the parent or health care provider.
    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 (optional). Bring card with you, it will become student identification number. Click here for the SSN Disclosure Notice.
      • 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.
      • If student is residing with a caregiver that does not have legal custody or student is abandoned by custodial parent, the Caregiver's Authorization Affidavit (Appendix 18) will be requested.

    *Students enrolling from out-of-state/country are required to make an appointment at a Florida County Health Department to obtain a Florida Certificate of Immunization Form DH 680*

Charlotte County Health Departments