Upon initial enrollment in a school, a student or parent must produce two current documents reflecting the correct residential street address. Examples of acceptable documents reflecting residential street addresses are as follows:
Home telephone or cellular telephone bill;
Rent receipt with the name of the tenant and landlord and contact information for all parties;
Lease agreement with name of tenant and landlord and contact information for all parties (valid only through the expiration date indicated on the agreement. Upon expiration, parents must present a copy of the renewed or new agreement to the school office.);
Home purchase contract including specific closing date, with copy of the deed to be provided within 30 days of closing date;
State of Florida driver's license;
State of Florida identification card;
Automobile insurance policy;
Credit card statement;
United States Postal Service confirmation of address change;
Evidence of correspondence, including a stamped, addressed, postmarked envelope delivered to the home address; or
Declaration of Domicile form from the County Records Department.
Extenuating Circumstances or Hardship
School enrollment must not be denied to families who are and will be unable to provide two documents of proof of address due to extenuating or hardship circumstances.
In such cases where the family is unable to provide two documents of proof, an Affidavit of Residence Form (PBSD 1866) shall be completed by the parent.
Extenuating or hardship circumstances may include:
Destruction or loss of records caused by fire, flood, hurricane, or other act of nature;
Student or parent born outside the United States;
Students experiencing homelessness;
Families in transition from one home to another and temporarily living with someone else as they search for a new residence; or
other good cause.
All extenuating or hardship circumstances shall be reviewed by the principal/designee and students shall be admitted to school immediately.
Once the student is enrolled in the school, the principal/designee shall notify the Area Office. The Area Office shall refer the family to the Student Intervention Services Department, the Planning and Real Estate Department, or the Multicultural Department for appropriate follow up.
The student shall remain in the school while the student's address is verified.
Should the District determine the student's address does not fall within the school boundaries, notification will be provided to the parents, and the parent may appeal the determination as described in Policy 5.011
Please note: Additional proof may be required pursuant to Policy 5.011 section 2. To view policy 5.011 click here (www.schoolboardpolicies.com/p/5.011).
Birth Certificate (Or acceptable alternative proof of age)
Entering Kindergarten Students must have reached the age of five on or before September 1st of the year they enroll.
Evidence of Physical Examination
Students, grade K-12 entering a Florida school for the first time, must present evidence of a medical examination performed within twelve months prior to their initial enrollment.
Parents must provide a written notification of any health/medical problem that requires staff awareness and/or supervision for their child.
Medical Treatment Form should be completed, if needed
Evidence of Immunization
Florida Certificate of Immunization (Form DH 680).
Permanent medical exemption (if immunization is contraindicated for one or all).
Religious exemption (Form 681), a temporary exemption (Form DH 680 Part B) or a medical exemption (Form DH680, Part C).
A Completed Registration Form
You can obtain this form from your school or download a New and Returning Student Registration form.
School Records (if any)
Latest report card and or transcript needed for proper grade placement