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Kindergarten Registration for 2017-2018 and Extended Registration Hours
Posted On:
Friday, April 21, 2017

Kindergarten registration for the Douglas County School System will begin Monday, May 1, 2017. Parents/legal guardians may register upcoming kindergarten students at the Murray Educational Center - Central Registration located at 4841 Highway 5 (the former Bill Arp Elementary school site). Kindergarten registration will be available each day, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Parents/legal guardians must register at the Central Registration Center before a student is enrolled in their home school. 

In an effort to accommodate the various work schedules of parents/guardians, the Central Registration Center will hold extended hours for all students entering a Douglas County kindergarten for the first time on the following dates:  

Saturday, May 13, 2017: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

Thursday, May 18, 2017:  8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

Tuesday, May 23, 2017:  8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  

Please take advantage of these times to avoid the crowds during the summer. 

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

The following documents are needed in order to register a child in the Douglas County School System:

  • Birth      Certificate
  • Georgia      Immunization Form 3231 (marked complete for school attendance)          
  • Georgia      Hearing, Dental, Vision, BMI Screening Form 3300 (all boxes completed)
  • Social      Security Card or Waiver
  • Parent/Guardian      Photo ID
  • Custody/Guardianship      Papers – If applicable

Proof of Residence:

  • IF      YOU RENT - Current lease AND Current Utility or Connection      Receipt (within the last 30 days)
  • IF      YOU OWN – Current Mortgage Statement or Tax Bill AND Utility or      Connection Receipt (within the last 30 days)
  • Multi-Residence      Form – If living with family or friends signed by owner or leasee and      notarized

Parents/legal guardians who come with completed forms and required documentation will move quickly through the registration process. Please call 770-651-2050 if you have any questions.

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 be in 100% compliance with their immunizations.