2014 - 2015 Kindergarten Registration
The New Hanover County Schools will hold kindergarten registration from February 24 - March 7, 2014. Upcoming kindergarten students must be registered at the school within their residence attendance area. Attendance areas may be verified by contacting Student Support Services at 251-2929 or 254-4292.
Children to be registered must be five years of age on or before August 31, 2014. It is not necessary to bring your child to the school for registration. The registration will take approximately 15 minutes. The Kindergarten Health Assessment form will be given to parents/legal guardians during registration and must be completed and returned to the school prior to August 26, 2014.
To enroll a child in kindergarten, parents must present the following:
Child's original certified birth certificate
Proof of Residence
(Copy of a current lease, deed, property tax or homeowner’s insurance policy). Utility bills or Vehicle tax will NOT
Social Security Card (optional) Certificate of Immunization showing:
• Child’s name and address
• Parent/guardian/responsible person name and address
• Child’s date of birth
• Sex of the child
• Number of vaccine doses given
• Dates the vaccine doses were given
• Name and address of the physician or health department administering the required immunizations.
Valid driver’s license, ID card or passport
Health Assessment Report showing: Physical examination
Certified birth certificates may be obtained by writing the Vital Records Branch, P.O. Box 29537, Raleigh, NC 27626, by calling (910) 733-3000, or by visiting the Vital Records Branch at 225 North McDowell Street (on the corner of Lane and McDowell). They may also be obtained from the Register of Deeds office in the county of the child’s birth. The charge for a certified birth certificate is $10.00 per copy from the Register of Deeds and $24.00 from the Vital Records Branch.
North Carolina State law requires the following for all children enrolling for the first time: Number Doses Required Vaccine
Number of Doses Required
Before School Entry* Vaccine
(5) DPT/pediatric DT shots
(4) Polio vaccine doses
(3) Hepatitis B required for all children born after July 1, 1994
(1 - 4) HIB dose
* Please visit www.immunizenc.com/SchoolReqs.htm for further information
Immunizations may be obtained from a family physician or at clinics conducted by the New Hanover County Health Department. Call the Health Department at 798-6500 to schedule appointments for physicals and immunizations as soon as possible if needed.
Parents or legal guardians with questions concerning kindergarten registration may call the elementary school in their residential school district. An elementary school listing is attached.
School names, principals’ names and phone numbers are listed below: