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Children must be five years old on or before September
1 to be enrolled in kindergarten
for the current school year.
Children who will be six years old on or before September
1 are of legal age to be enrolled in first grade
for the current school year. Students
presently enrolled in kindergarten in the Dougherty County School
do NOT need to register for the first grade.
should register children at the school in their zone which houses the
child's grade level. Personnel are available at the schools to register
students between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you
need assistance determining which school your child should attend, please
call the Transportation Department at 431-1265.
When registering your child for school, parents/guardians will need to
- Certified copy of the child's birth certificate
Georgia Immunization Certificate*
Georgia Eye, Ear, and Dental Screening Certificate*
- Social Security number or waiver (notify registrar if waiver is
- Proof of Residency (one item from the list below)
-- Copy of mortgage statement/payment - dated with name and address
-- Copy of rental agreement - must include the names of all people
living in the house, the name of the lease holder/company, expiration
date, signature or a mortgage agreement
-- Copy of utility bill, telephone bill, or cable bill - name and
address must appear on statement; the utility company will provide
-- Copy of homeowner's insurance policy/receipt - must be dated and show
name and address.
-- Income tax form with address on it - current year only.
- State photo ID of LEGAL parent/guardian
- Proof of custody/guardianship if person other than the natural
parent is registering the child. Legal proof of guardianship is needed
(i.e., court documents or DFACS papers).
- Withdrawal form, discipline report, transcript or final report card
from previous year.
and Eye, Ear, and Dental Screening Certificates are available from your
family physician, pediatrician, or at the Dougherty County Health
Department, 1710 S. Slappey Blvd. THE DOUGHERTY
COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT PHONE NUMBER IS 430-6300. HOURS ARE 8:00 A.M.
TO 3:00 P.M., MONDAY, TUESDAY, THURSDAY & FRIDAY; 7:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
after 1992 are required to have a HEP B injection. Students entering
sixth grade must have an adult tetanus shot and a meningitis injection for their immunization records
to be up-to-date.
To make appointments for screenings or
immunizations, call the Dougherty County Health Department at 430-6300.
Dougherty County School System
200 Pine Ave., Albany, GA 31701
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