Parent/Legal Guardian Identification
Students shall be enrolled in school by their parent, legal guardian, or a person standing in loco parentis. Enrolling adults must present proper identification upon enrollment. Schools will follow the persons that may enroll students in FCS guidance found in the following policy: JBC School Admissions.
Ear, Eye, Dental and Nutrition Form
No child entering a Georgia school for the first time shall be admitted unless the child has a certificate of ear, eye, dental, nutrition screening. This Georgia Department of Human Resources certificate (Form 3300) must be signed by the Health Department or a licensed Georgia physician.
Georgia law requires students to be immunized against measles, mumps, polio, rubella, whooping cough, tetanus, diphtheria, hepatitis B, haemophilus influenza, varicella and meningitis or provide a notarized waiver for medical or religious exemption. Immunization information must be on the proper Georgia Department of Human Resources form; these are available through the Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness or local physicians (Form 3231).
- Form 2208 Affidavit of Religious Objection to Immunization
- Form 2208 Affidavit of Religious Objection to Immunization - Spanish
For more information visit: http://www.fultoncountyga.gov/health-and-behavioral-health-services
Proof of Date of Birth
Students entering the school district for the first time must submit proof of date of birth to be copied by the school for placement in the permanent record folder. The school will accept evidence in the order set forth below that shows the student’s date of birth:
- A certified copy of a birth certificate, certified hospital issued birth record or birth certificate;
- A military ID;
- A valid driver's license;
- A passport;
- An adoption record;
- A religious record signed by an authorized religious official;
- An official school transcript; or
- If none of these items can be produced, an affidavit of age sworn to by the parent, guardian or other person accompanied by a certificate of age signed by a licensed practicing physician, which states that the physician has examined the child and believes that the age as stated in the affidavit is substantially correct.
Parents may be given up to 30 calendar days after the student enrolls to secure proof of birth date. It is the parent's responsibility to pay the fee and postage for obtaining such proof of birth date.
Birth certificates for children born in Georgia may be requested from:
State Office of Vital Records
1680 Phoenix Boulevard, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30349
Hours of operation: 8 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Proof of Residency
Proof Required: Persons enrolling a student shall submit two proofs of residency from the school systems’ approved list of verifiable residency documents: one from the approved utility list and one from the approved residency list, upon initial enrollment in Fulton County Schools and when there is any address change (see list below). Schools will retain a copy of documents in the student’s permanent record folder. Schools will follow the records retention guidance found in the following policies: EHB Records Administration.
Please provide ONE PROOF from EACH LIST
Two Total Proofs Required
Documented proof of where the student primarily resides and that this dwelling is within Fulton County.
Parents/guardians cannot carry a homestead exemption on another address in another jurisdiction.
All proofs of residency must be provided with the parent(s)/ guardian(s) name and current address.
Provisional Enrollment: If the provision of proof of residency, age, or any other requirements is delayed, the student will be provisionally enrolled for a period of 30 calendar days. The 30-calendar day period starts on the 1st day of enrollment. At the end of this 30-calendar day period, if the two required proofs of residency have not been provided, the student will be withdrawn. By the 20th day, if no proof of residency has been provided, a withdrawal letter will be sent to the enrolling person notifying them of the imminent withdrawal of the student if no documentation is provided.
Social Security Number
Social security numbers are voluntary, and waivers are available for enrollment in most cases.
If possible, please bring most recent report card, withdrawal form from previous school and/or transcripts. These are essential for proper placement of students. Students in grades 7-12 also will need copies of any discipline records.