New Student Information
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For additional information, please contact the registrar’s office at Sunset Lakes Elementary at 754-323-7650. During COV-ID 19 and eLearning, office hours will be Monday through Friday 7:30 - 2:30 p.m. At the present time, all registration is handled electronically. E-mail the complete registration packet to the Sunset Lakes Elementary School Registrar, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Child must be 5 years old on or before September 1
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.
How to Register for School
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 the School Locator feature at https://www.browardschools.com/Page/33873 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
Column B - One current piece of evidence from the following sources in the name of the parent/guardian registering the child:
_______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 plus the appliucable Shared Housing Form below
Shared Housing Form English
Shared Housing Form Portugese
________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.
_______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
Our School Dress Code
School uniforms are MANDATORY. Students may wear a RED, WHITE, or NAVY BLUE polo shirt, with khaki or navy blue pants, shorts, skirts, or skorts, and closed toed shoes. Polos may be worn with or without our school logo. Our school uniform store is Planet T. Please click here for Planet T hours, pricing, and other information.
Students may wear Spirit Shirts on Fridays with uniform bottoms. Spirit Shirts are available for purchase through our PTSA. Jeans are not part of our dress code and may only be worn on designated days. For more information regarding uniforms, please call the front office at 754-323-7650.
Benefits of a Uniform Policy
Research suggests that school uniforms
- Improve discipline, self-esteem and self-respect.
- Focus the student towards learning.
- Eliminate the fear of whether their clothing choice will be acceptable by peers.
- Strengthens school pride.
- Identify student population from strangers on school grounds.
- Cost effective.
All children should start wearing their school uniform on the very first day of school this August. Please call us at school if you have any questions or concerns.
A parent or guardian may request by mail or in person an application for an exemption from the uniform program. Exemption waivers must be completed by the 10th day of the student's enrollment.