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Beginning of the school year is near; documents needed to register kids

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Summer break is almost over for many kids in Georgia, which means its time for parents to registers kids for school.

In many school districts, teachers and students will be heading back to school in August. In order to expedite the registration process, there are a few documents that are needed when registering a child.

Below is a list of documents required for each school district.

Atlanta Public Schools

  • Enrollment form
  • Birth certificate of child being registered (waiver of 30 days may be granted)
  • Photo ID of parent or guardian
  • Proof of residency
  • Official transcript
  • Certificate of immunization
  • Proof of vision, hearing, dental exam
  • Proof of legal guardianship/legal custody
  • Social security number of student being registered

Fulton County Schools

  • Ear, eye dental screening
  • Immunization certificate
  • Proof of date of birth
  • Residence verification
  • Social security number of student 
  • Academic records

Gwinnett County Schools

  • An official document showing proof of birth date
  • Proof that you live in the attendance zone
  • Evidence of vision, dental, nutrition screening obtained in the past year
  • A photo ID
  • Proof of custody/guardianship
  • A Georgia certificate of immunization
  • Child's social security number

Dekalb County Schools

  • Evidence of student date of birth
  • Social security card
  • Certificate of nutritional screening, ear, eye and dental exam
  • Certificate of immunization
  • Photo ID of parent, guardian
  • Proof of residence
  • Proof of custody or guardian if not birth parent

Cobb County Schools

  • Certificate of immunization
  • Certificate of vision, hearing, dental, nutritional screening
  • Proof of birth date of student
  • Proof of residency
  • Social Security number
  • Valid transcript, withdrawal form
  • Custodial documents

Rockdale County Schools 

  • Current proof of residency
  • Certified birth certificate
  • Social security card
  • Immunization records
  • Ear, eye, dental exam results
  • Photo ID for parent
  • Transcript for child
  • Discipline record for child

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