Cobb County School District Form JF-7

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Policy & Planning Division

STUDENT ENROLLMENT CHECKLIST

The following is a brief summary of documentation a student will need to be officially and finally enrolled in the Cobb County School District. A complete explanation of enrollment requirements and documentation may be found in District Administrative Rule JF (Admissions/Withdrawals).

If you have reviewed Rule JF and you continue to have questions, please contact the local school for clarification.

THE SCHOOL WILL REQUEST:

An official copy of the studentís Social Security card/number (A parent or guardian who objects to the incorporation of the social security number into the school records of a child may have the requirement waived by signing a statement objecting to the requirement (Form JF-4).);

Certificate of Immunization (Georgia Form 3231) (Religious waivers (Form JLC-4) can be obtained at the local school);

Hearing, Dental, Vision Screening Certificate (Georgia Form 3300) for kindergarten and first year students, students new to Georgia schools, and students coming from private schools;

Proof of birth date for students enrolling in kindergarten and first grade;

A withdrawal form from the previous school and/or verification of academic status, including a valid transcript of work completed is received directly from the previous school attended;

All academic, disciplinary, and special education records from a studentís previous school(s) (Any student who is enrolling in the District for the first time in grades seven or higher must provide a certified copy of his/her scholastic and discipline record from the school previously attended. In lieu of providing a certified copy of a discipline record and transcript, the student may be admitted on a conditional basis by submitting a properly executed release authorizing the District to obtain such information from the school previously attended.); and

Two documents proving residency (for example: home ownership title; lease or rental agreement; current utility monthly statement; current Georgia driver's license or Georgia identification card; current bank, credit union, or other financial institution documentation; mail delivered by the United States Postal Service; employer; a Cobb County property tax statement; voter registration documentation from Cobb County; a current motor vehicle registration (tag receipt); statement of legal residence (Form JF-2)).

THE SCHOOL MAY:

request proof of custody or custody documentation;

suggest that the adult with whom the student lives obtain legal guardianship;

request proof of age and name verification; and

other information the school deems necessary for proper placement. 1/30/06