New Student Registration
Students enrolling in the Opelika City Schools system may register any time between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
To be enrolled in kindergarten in August, a child must have their fifth (5th) birthday no later than September 2 of the year entering school. To be enrolled in first grade, a child must have their sixth (6th) birthday no later than September 2 of the year entering school. All children must live within the city limits of
1. BIRTH CERTIFICATE or other documentation establishing date of birth.
Examples include: A religious, hospital, or physician’s certificate showing date of birth: a baptismal certificate; an entry in a family bible; an adoption record or previously verified school records.
Directions for acquiring a birth certificate:
2. CERTIFICATE OF IMMUNIZATION
Bring the child’s blue State of Alabama Certificate of Immunization.
To receive updated immunizations, you will need to make an appointment for your child at the Lee County Health Department (745-5765) or with your child’s physician. It is recommended that appointments be made as soon as possible to avoid delays in completing school registration.
3. CHILD’S SOCIAL SECURITY CARD
Social Security cards are used as a unique form of identification for students.
Providing this piece of identification is strictly optional. The number is not printed on any form or report except as required by colleges on transcripts.
If a social security number is not provided, a temporary number will be assigned as per the State Department of Education.
4. PROOF OF RESIDENCY
Parent/Guardian must present two (2) current utility bills (electric and gas or water) showing their name and street address.
5. PICTURE ID
Parent/Guardian must present a picture ID (driver’s license, non-driver identification, military ID, work ID, etc.
6. PROOF OF GRADE
Withdrawal documentation and report showing current grades from previous school.