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Enrollment Procedures

Grades 6 – 12 Enrollment: 
First-Time or Transferring to a Henrico School
When you register your child, bring the following information with you:

  • Certified Birth Certificate  (must be a certified copy)
  • Child’s Social Security Number
    • Number must be provided within 90 days of admission. If your child is ineligible to obtain a social security number or if you do not wish to provide your child’s social security number, the Superintendent or his designee will waive this requirement, upon written request
  • Immunization Requirements ***
    • Hepatitis B – A minimum of three (3) properly spaced doses
    • Diphtheria – A minimum of three (3) with one on or after the fourth birthday. A booster dose shall be administered prior to entering sixth grade if at least five years has passed since the last dose of diphtheria toxoid.
    • Tetanus – A minimum of three (3) with one on or after the fourth birthday. A booster dose of Tdap vaccine shall be administered prior to entering sixth grade if at least five years has passed since the last dose of tetanus toxoid.
    • Pertussis – A minimum of three (3) with one on or after the fourth birthday. A booster dose shall be administered prior to entering sixth grade if at least five years has passed since the last dose of pertussis vaccine.
    • Measles – Two (2) properly spaced doses. The first dose shall be administered on or after the first birthday
    • Rubella – One (1) dose shall be administered on or after the first birthday
    • Varicella – One (1) dose shall be administered on or after the first birthday to susceptible children born on or after January 1, 1997
    • Polio – A minimum of three (3) with one on or after the fourth birthday

    The attending school must have a copy of the completed immunizations, signed by health care provider, at time of enrollment or prior to starting school

  • Proof of Legal Residency
    • House contract, lease agreement, rent receipt, mortgage statement, or tax assessment
    • and Current utility bill
    • and Picture ID: Driver’s license, DMV or Military ID

    In the case of families living with other families, please contact the school for Proof of Legal Residency Affidavit forms and requirements.

  • Transcripts: Your new school will send for a transcript.
  • Helpful, but not required:
    • Withdrawal papers from last school attended.
    • Copy of last report card.

*** All students transferring to schools from other systems in Virginia or from out-of-state must meet certain state medical requirements, and documentation must be presented before the children may attend school.

Other Considerations for Parents

  • Only a natural parent, adoptive parent, court appointed legal custodian or a person with a military power of attorney may enroll a child. (Non-military or traditional powers of attorney are not acceptable.)
  • A foster parent may enroll a child with the consent of the child’s legal custodian. Foster parents enrolling children in their care must present at enrollment a copy of the Court Order that identifies the child’s legal custodian.
  • If your child currently receives Special Education Services, bring a copy of the current IEP or 504 Plan.