Kindergarten Roundup & Registration

Kindergarten Roundup & Registration
Posted on 04/23/2020

Welcome to kindergarten in the Douglas County School System! We are thrilled to have the Class of 2033 join us for an exciting journey! Kindergarten is a time of personal adjustment and a stepping out beyond the family to the wider world.
Learn more about Kindergarten at DSES by watching our Kindergarten Roundup Video

Beginning Friday, May 1, parents may register their children for kindergarten for the 2020-2021 school year.

Completing registration early will help your child’s teacher to be ready to welcome your child when the school year begins on August 5, 2020. Parents must begin the registration process online at  Until further notice, the registration process will include the uploading of documents needed for registration. Accepted document types include .pdf, .docx, and .doc files. Registration staff will notify you if there is a problem with your online registration and/or documents.  Please keep in mind that registration will not be completed until the documents have been uploaded and accepted.  The Douglas County School System reserves the right to request original documents at any time.

Families that are unable to obtain the required immunization (form 3231) and/or Eye Ear Dental/BMI (form 3300) screening documents due to the COVID-19 situation will be given additional time to obtain those documents, but they should begin the registration process as soon as possible.  Documents should be submitted to the school as soon as the system opens to the public.

Virtual Kindergarten Roundup May 5th

We are excited to offer a virtual kindergarten roundup on Tuesday, May 5, 2020. FAQs about kindergarten will be posted on our school’s webpage and Facebook pages. There will also be a live Facebook post. During this virtual roundup, parents will receive important information regarding kindergarten in Douglas County as well as registration information. 

Georgia law requires that kindergarten students be five years old on or before Sept. 1, 2020.

The following documents are needed to complete the registration process:

  • Certified Copy of Birth Certificate
  • Georgia Immunization Form 3231 (complete for school)
  • Georgia Eye, Ear, Dental and BMI Form 3300 (must be completed within 12 months prior to enrollment in a Georgia School)
  • Student’s Social Security Card or Waiver
  • Parent/Legal Guardian’s Photo ID
  • Custody/Guardianship Papers signed by a judge (if applicable)
  • Proof of Residency - The following items are accepted as proof of residency:
    • If you rent: You must bring a CURRENT lease agreement and a CURRENT utility bill or connection receipt. Your utility bill or connection receipt must have your name and current address and be no more than 30 days old.When renting a home from another party, the signature of the homeowner and renter must be on the lease and notarized.
    • If you own:You must bring your CURRENT mortgage statement or tax bill and a CURRENT utility or connection receipt.Your utility bill or connection receipt must have your name and current address and be no more than 30 days old.

Please remember to check with your doctor or the local health department to complete and update the immunization record for your child.  It is required that all students’ immunization is in 100% compliance.

For additional information, call 770-651-2050 or go to Student Registration is listed under the Departments tab.

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