Monday, December 28, 2009

Register for Kindergarten January-March

Fayette County parents with children entering kindergarten for the 2010-2011 school year can register their students at the Welcome Center January 19-March 19, 2010.

Students must be five years old on or before September 1, 2010 to register for kindergarten. To verify a child’s school of attendance, contact the Welcome Center, 770-460-3990, ext. 450. Hours of operation are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m. on Fridays. The center closes for lunch on Fridays.

The Welcome Center is located at 205 LaFayette Avenue in Fayetteville. Detailed directions and registration information can be obtained by calling the center or visiting the school system’s website,, and clicking “system departments” on the left-hand side and then the “Welcome Center” link.

Parents must bring the following documentation to registration:
1. Proof of Residency

a. Homeowners: A current residential property tax statement (if there is not a tax bill, then the purchasing/closing information for the residence can be used). The record must include the name of the parent/guardian, a current electric bill and a photo ID.
b. Renters: A current lease or rental agreement consisting of the written evidence that the agreement is valid. The record must include the name of the parent/guardian, a current electric bill and a photo ID.

2. Copy of Birth Certificate
Birth certificates with the biological parents noted can be obtained from the Georgia Department of Human Resources Vital Records at 404-679-4701. Birth certificates for children born in other states can be obtained by contacting the Vital Records Department within that state (hospital certificates are not acceptable).

3. Immunization Certificate

A current and completed Georgia Department of Human Resources Form 3231 is required by state law showing immunizations for measles, mumps, rubella, polio, whooping cough, tetanus, diphtheria, hepatitis B and varicella. This form may be obtained by taking the current immunization record to the Fayette County Health Department or a Georgia physician.

4. Certificate of Ear, Eye and Dental Examination

A current (within one year of school entry) and complete Georgia Department of Human Resources form 3300 (ear, eye and dental exam) is required by state law. This form is available from the Fayette County Health Department or from a private physician.

5. Social Security Card

6. Student Emergency Contact Information

This includes emergency contact names as well as physicians and dentist names and telephone numbers.

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