New Student Information

  • Age Requirements
    Kindergarten
    Child must be 5 years old on or before September 1
     
    First Grade
    Child must be 6 years old on or before September 1and must have been enrolled in a public school or must have satisfactorily completed kindergarten in a nonpublic school.

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    How to Register for School
    So you want to register your child in our school?  No problem!
     

    ****(Registration Form in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Creole and Checklist Available to print out is at the bottom of this page)****
     

    Below is a checklist to help the registration process go as smoothly as possible:
    First, make sure that we are the correct school.  To find out the school(s) assigned to your home address, you can either use our School Locator feature or call the District's Innovative Programs Department at 754-321-2380. You must provide your specific street address and your child's grade level and the office will determine the correct school your child is supposed to attend.

    When you arrive at your child's school to register, please use the following checklist:


    CHECKLIST FOR ENROLLMENT OF STUDENTS K-12
    (School Board Policy 5.1 Amended 1.15.13)


    PROOF OF RESIDENCE (Domicile)
    Column A - One current piece of evidence from the following sources in the name of the parent/guardian registering the child:
    _______ Current telephone or electric bill in the name of the parent registering the child
    _______ Mortgage Statement
    _______ Notarized Lease agreement with name, address, and phone number of lessor
    _______ Mortgage commitment
    _______ Home Purchase contract including specified closing date, with copy of deed to be provided within 60 days of closing date
    _______ Homestead exemption card


    AND


    Column B - One current piece of evidence from the following sources in the name of the parent/guardian registering the child:
    _______Automobile Insurance
    _______Current Florida Driver’s License/Florida Identification Card
    _______Cellular telephone bill
    _______Credit card statement
    _______Bank account statement
    _______United States Postal Service confirmation of address change request or evidence of correspondence delivered through U.S. Postal Service
    _______Declaration of Domicile form from the County Records Department
    When domicile is temporary, and proof, as stated above, cannot be presented at the time of registration, the student shall be allowed to register in school for 30 days with the following documents:
    ________A notarized statement of Provisionary Domicile signed by the parent/guardian and owner or lessee with whom the parent/guardian is residing
    ________A proof of residency from the Column A list above, in the name of owner or lessee signing the Statement of Provisionary Domicile
    Acceptable permanent proof of residency must be provided with 30 days
    When the parent/guardian resides permanently with someone else who resides in the school’s boundary area, the parent/guardian must submit one from each of the following:
    ________A proof of residency from the Column A list above, in the name of owner or lessee
    ________ One current piece of evidence from Column B list above in the name of the parent/guardian registering the child


    NOTE: Students whose parents are found, after appropriate investigation, to have submitted fraudulent in formation in an effort to enroll a student in a school to which the student is not assigned shall be immediately withdrawn and referred for enrollment in the appropriate boundary school.


    EVIDENCE OF PROPER AGE
    _______Official birth certificate
    If such certificate is not available, the following forms of evidence are acceptable:
    _______ A duly attested transcript of a certificate of a religious document showing date of birth, accompanied by an affidavit sworn to by the parent
    _______ Insurance policy on the child’s life which has been in force at least two years
    _______ A passport or certificate of arrival in the U.S. showing the age of the child
    _______ Official school records that provide evidence that the child has attended school for four years
    _______ An affidavit sworn to by the parent, accompanied by a certificate from the
    County health officer, that he/she believes the child to be of required school age


    EVIDENCE OF MEDICAL EXAMINATION
    _______ Students, grades K‐12 and entering Florida school for the first time, must present evidence of a medical examination performed within twelve months prior to their initial enrollment or day student was brought to school to fill out necessary forms for the purpose of Becoming a Broward County Public School student
    _______ Parents must provide a written notification of any health/medical problem that requires staff awareness and/or supervision for their child
    _______ Medical Treatment Form, if needed


    EVIDENCE OF IMMUNIZATION
    _______Florida Certificate of Immunization (Form HD680)
    _______Permanent medical Exemption (if immunization if contraindicated for one or all)
    _______Religious exemption (Form681), a temporary exemption (Form DH680 Part B) or a medical exemption (Form DH680, Part C)


    EVIDENCE OF CUSTODY/GUARDIANSHIP
    If the student is residing with someone other than the parent or legal guardian, the following provisions shall apply:
    _______If the parent/guardian lives within the tri‐county area (Miami Dade, Broward or Palm Beach), the individual registering the child must provide documentation of custody by an appropriate state agency such as the Department of Children and Families or the Court. In case of hardship, to be determined by the school, a signed, notarized Letter appointing custody will be sufficient
    _______ If the parent/guardian lives outside the tri‐county area (including outside of the U.S.), a notarized statement from the parent/guardian, identifying the person assuming responsibility for the child must be presented
    _______ If a parent/guardian lives within the tri–county area, and the student lives in a residence licensed by the Department of Children and Families, the student may be enrolled in the school that serves that licensed residence.
    EMERGENCYINFORMATION
    _______Registration emergency card (NOTE: Only parents/guardian signing registration form can change registration/emergency information).
    SCHOOLRECORDS (If any)
    _______Latest report card and/or transcript needed for appropriate grade placement


    For further information please contact the registrar’s office at your boundary school during school hours.  Summer Hours are Mon.-Thursday from 8:30-3:00 P.M.

    REGISTRATION FORM ENGLISH (pdf)
     

    REGISTRATION FORM SPANISH (pdf)

     

    REGISTRATION FORM HAITIAN-CREOLE (pdf)

     

    REGISTRATION FORM PORTUGUESE (pdf)

     

    CHECKLIST (pdf)