Kindergarten registration in Columbia County is scheduled for Monday through March 30 from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.
Children should register at the elementary school in the designated school zones where they live.
Children registering for the new school in Grovetown should register at the school for which they are now zoned (Grovetown Elementary, Euchee Creek Elementary, Lewiston Elementary or Brookwood Elementary).
For exact zoning information, search the Columbia County schools Web site (www.ccboe.net) under Our Schools.
To be eligible for kindergarten registration, children must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2007.
The following information is required for registration:
- A certified copy of your child's birth certificate
- Georgia Certificate of Immunization (Georgia Form 3231). The required health forms may be obtained from private physicians, Fort Gordon medical personnel or the Columbia County Health Department.
- Georgia Certificate of Eye, Ear, and Dental Examination - also called "3-Point Testing" (Georgia Form 3300)*
Note: Clarification of law: A current Form 3300 issued within 12 months of the date of entry is required for kindergarten.
- Proof of residency (current gas, water, or electric bill).
(For pupils new to Co-lumbia County schools)
Children new to the Columbia County Public School System also are requested to register for grades first through fifth from Monday through March 30, from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.
Children should register at the elementary school in the school zones they live in.
Proof of residency (current gas, water, or electric bill) should be brought when registering. A copy of the most recent report card or grade report should be brought to registration to ensure correct placement.
Immunization requirements should be up to date.
Children new to the school system who are registering for the new school at Grovetown should register at the school for which they are zoned (Grovetown Elementary, Euchee Creek Elementary, Lewiston Elementary or Brookwood Elementary).
Parents are urged to bring the pupil's Social Security card to registration for grades K-5.
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