RETURNING STUDENT REGISTRATION WILL BEGIN APRIL 13, 2020.
Calhoun City Schools Registration Information for 2020-2021
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The parent/guardian enrolling the student will need to present proof of identification (may include photo I.D. from any source or other proof of identification) and one proof of residence. Acceptable proofs of residence are also listed.
If your child lives outside the city limits of Calhoun and would like to enroll as a Non-Resident Student, please present the following documents (if available) to the school that your child would like to attend: Non-Resident application, current report card or transcript, test scores, discipline report, and attendance records. Tuition is required. Please see the tuition tab for more information. If the student qualifies as homeless in accordance with McKinney-Vento Law, the above proof is not required for enrollment but is appreciated.
Other documents required for kindergarten students and preferred for other new students when enrolling include:
- Documentation of Child’s Date of Birth
Examples: Certified copy of a birth certificate or certified hospital issued birth record; Military ID card or certificate of live birth from abroad from State Department; an adoption record; A valid passport; and/or a religious record signed by an authorized religious official.
- Social Security Card or signed waiver
- Georgia Certificate of Immunization (GA DHR Form 3231), statement from Religious Entity for exemption, or Doctor signed temporary waiver
- Georgia Eye, Ear,Dental, and Nutrition Certificate (Georgia DHR Form 3300)
Acceptable Proofs of Residence. They must be current and have the physical address listed. Only the following documents will be acceptable:
- Mortgage statement or Lease/rental agreement with beginning and ending dates, name, address, and/or telephone number of lessor; or
- Current gas, electric, or water bill (within 30 days); or
- Current government agency mail such as food stamp, Medicaid, or SSI statement (within 30 days).
If the person enrolling the student is not the lessor or owner of the residence, the following items are required for proof of residence.
- A Statement of Legal Residence (under Optional Forms) must be signed and notarized by the parent/legal guardian and the residence owner/lessee. If parent/guardian is enrolling more than one student in the district, each student should be listed on form and copies provided to each school; AND
- The residence owner/lessee must then provide one of the documents from the above listed acceptable proofs, and the person enrolling the student must provide one document with their name and the address where they are staying.
Students missing any of the above documentation shall be enrolled and allowed to attend on a provisional basis for up to 30 days while awaiting evidence of age, residence, or other local requirement.
Calhoun City Schools, in its enrollment procedures, requirements and process does not and will not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, or immigration status.
Optional Forms (If Applicable)
- Records Request: If student is transferring from another school, this form gives permission for CCS to request those records.
- Non-Resident Application: Parents must complete if they live outside of Calhoun city limits.
- Contrato de Non-Resident (Estudiante dedistrito)
- Statement of Legal Residence: When an enrolling student is living with another family and do not have any utility or lease documentation in their parent/guardian’s name.
- Declaración de Residencia Legal
- Kinship Care Affidavit: When a child is living/staying with someone who is not their legal custodian and does not qualify as homeless. This form is good for 30-45 days until said adult can obtain some type of legal custody of child. *If child is homeless or in foster care, form is not necessary.
- Declaración jurada de no Tutor/Guardián/Padre
- Grandparent Power of Attorney: When a student is residing with a grandparent but grandparent does not have legal custody. Parent should sign document giving grandparent authority to enroll child(ren) school.
- Poder Notarial de Abuelos
- SSN Objection Form: Parents must complete this form if they do not want to provide a copy of their child’s SSN.
- Formulario de Objeción de número de Seguro Social
- Medication Authorization: Specific documentation for parents who wish for school to administer medication
- Autorización de Medicamentos