Kindergarten registration in Columbia County is scheduled for March 21 through March 31 from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Children should register at the elementary school in designated school zones in which they reside. For exact zoning information, search the Columbia County Schools website (www.ccboe.net) under Our Schools or contact the Superintendent's office at 541-0650.
To be eligible for kindergarten registration, children must be five (5) years of age on or before Sept. 1, 2005.
The following information is required for registration:
A certified copy of your child's birth certificate
Georgia Certificate of Immunization (Ga. Form 3231)
Georgia Certificate of Eye, Ear, and Dental Examination - also called "3-Point Testing" (Ga. Form 3300)
Proof of residency (current gas, water, or electric bill)
The required health forms may be obtained from private physicians, Fort Gordon medical personnel, or the Columbia County Health Department.
Grades One - Five (New to the Columbia County public school system)
Children, new to the Columbia County public school system, are also requested to register for Grades One-Five from March 21 through March 31, 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Children should register at the elementary school in the designated school zones in which they reside. A copy of the most recent report card or grade report should be brought to registration to ensure correct grade placement. All immunization requirements should be up to date.
Parents are encouraged to bring the enrolling student's Social Security card to registration to be used as the student's identification number.
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