Kindergarten & New Student Registration
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- Ear, Eye, Dental and Nutrition Screening
No child entering a Georgia school for the first time shall be admitted unless the child has a certificate of eye, ear and dental screening. This Georgia Department of Human Resources certificate (Form 3300) must be signed by the Health Department or a licensed Georgia physician.
- Immunization Certificate
Georgia requires students to be immunized against measles, mumps, polio, rubella, whooping cough, tetanus, diphtheria, hepatitis B, haemophilus influenza, and varicella. Immunization information must be on the proper Georgia Department of Human Resources form; these are available through the Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness or local physicians (Form 3231).
- Birth Certificate
Must be government issued; hospital certificates are not acceptable. Birth certificates for children born in Georgia may be requested from:
Georgia Department of Human Resources
2600 Skyland Drive, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30319-3640
- Proof of Residency
Per Board Policy JBC, "School Admissions," two documents indicating residence in the attendance area must be provided for all students. This includes students who are 18 or older; emancipated; adult students. Enrollment of any child who meets the definition of homeless is determined by guidelines in Fulton County Board of Education Policy JBCA.
Appropriate records for verification of residency must include any two of the following:
Social Security Number
- Copy of home mortgage payment book
- Current utility bill (electric, or water ONLY)
- Apartment lease showing name of legal guardian
- Homeowner's insurance registration/card
- Current paycheck stub
- Current bank statement
- Copy of sales contract for a home
- Receipt to have utilities connected
Social security numbers are voluntary. Waivers are available in local schools. Applications for social security numbers are also available in local schools. A migrant number is acceptable.Academic Records
If possible, please bring most recent report card, withdrawal form from previous school and/or transcripts. These are essential for proper placement of students. Students in grades 7-12 also will need copies of any discipline records.