Registration Requirements

Kindergarten to Grade 5 Registration

  1. Birth Certificate – A state-issued, certified copy is required. Hospital certificates are not acceptable.
  2. Social Security Card
  3. Proof of residence - one item from the following list is required for address verification:
    • Property tax records which indicate the location of the residence;
    • Mortgage documents or a security deed which indicates the location of the residence;
    • Apartment or home lease or rent receipt indicating the current address;
    • Current electrical bill or application for electrical service showing the current address (please bring the entire bill, to show electrical service and address).
  4. Students may only be registered by a biological parent or legal guardian.
  5. Custody papers (if relevant) - If parents are divorced they must provide a copy of custody papers. Legal guardians will also have to provide a copy of custody papers, and must live in the appropriate school district.
  6. Immunization Certificate - Georgia Department of Human Resources (DHR) immunization certificate form 3231 or a signed 30-day waiver.
  7. Hearing-Dental-Vision Certificate - on Georgia Form 3300 or signed 120-day waiver.
  8. Authorization for release of individual Educational Plan (IEP) or student records – This is required if a student is receiving Special Education or Gifted services. If an IEP or other information that establishes eligibility for services is not presented at the time of registration, services in the Heard County School System may be delayed until the records are received by the school
  9. Emergency Contact Information - Students must have a contact name and number on file at the school by the first day of attendance.

Immunization and Hearing-Dental-Vision certificates can be obtained from the Heard County Health Department (706-675-3456), or from a family physician.

Students transferring from another Georgia school should already have the certificates available from their previous school. Short-term waivers may be requested during registration to allow parents time to obtain the certificated, but students may be withdrawn if the certificates are not filed by the end of the waiver period.

Pre-Kindergarten Registration

To register, you must provide the following documentation:Certified Birth Certificate

  • Social Security Card
  • Students may only be registered by a biological parent or legal guardian (please bring Driver’s License)
  • Custody papers (if relevant) - If parents are divorced they must provide a copy of custody papers. Legal guardians will also have to provide a copy of custody papers.
  • Medicaid card, Wellcare card, EBT Card, PeachCare Card, Health Insurance Card (all that apply)
  • Proof of Residency (i.e. phone bill, water bill, etc.)
  • Completed Registration Form – available at the school

The following documents must be received by the school within 30 days after school starts:     

  • Immunization Certificate (Form 3231)
  • Ear, Eye, and Dental Certificate (Form 3300)

You will be contacted if any additional documentation is needed.

At the beginning of school your child will be tested for speech and other services.  You will be contacted, if your child needs any services.

If you have any questions or changes, please contact:

Mr. Paul Mixon, Principal
Heard County Elementary School
4647 Pea Ridge Rd.
Franklin, GA  30217
706-675-3687

or

Dr. Marianne  Cole, Assistant Superintendent
Heard County Board of Education
131 East Court Square
Franklin, GA  30217
706-675-3320
 
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