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Welcome to Henrico County Public Schools! We are very excited to meet you and your family. First, there are a few important things you will need to do:

Where do I register/enroll my student?

Children should be registered at the school they will attend. Not sure which school is yours? Use our School Locator to find the school for your address.

To enroll a child in Henrico County Public Schools, the child must reside in Henrico County with a parent or court-appointed legal custodian. Proof of ResidencyView our residency policy (PDF) | Pautas de residencia (PDF).

See information about school assignments and variances.

What forms do I need to fill out?

Each of the following forms are required for ALL first time enrollments and re-enrollments into Henrico County Public Schools. Complete these forms by clicking the appropriate link. Print the forms and bring them to your school in order to finalize the registration process.

Do NOT sign any forms. All forms must be signed in the presence of a school official.

  1. Click here to download the Enrollment Form (PDF) (Required for all) | Formulario de Inscripción
  2. Click here to download the McKinney-Vento Enrollment Form (PDF) (Required for all) | Programa de Educacion para Estudiantes sin Hogar
  3. Click here to download the Home Language Survey Form (PDF) (Required for all) | Encuesta de Idioma Nativo
  4. First-time or transferring elementary students are required to submit a comprehensive physical exam. The physical must be performed no earlier than 12 months before the date the student enters school. Print the School Entrance Health form (PDF).

Scroll down to “General Enrollment Requirements” for additional documents that need to be presented for enrollment.

Contact your school directly with questions or to set up an appointment to register your child.

When do I register?

You may register at your student’s school any time of the year during the school’s normal business hours. For fall planning purposes, Kindergarten registration often begins on a specific date in the month of April, but please know that we can meet your family’s needs at any point throughout the year. In order to begin Kindergarten, a child must be 5 years old by Sept. 30.

Click here to see a list of elementary schools, their hours and their school websites.

Click here to see a list of middle schools, their hours and their school websites.

Click here to see a list of high schools, their hours and their school websites.

What should I bring?

  • An official state-issued birth certificate for your child. In order to begin Kindergarten, a child must be 5 years old by Sept. 30.
  • Proof of residency. You will need:
    • A picture ID: driver’s license, DMV ID, military ID or other picture ID; AND:
    • A current house contract, lease agreement, mortgage statement
      or tax assessment; AND:
    • A current utility bill (dated within the past 30 days).

Will the school require anything else? 

Before the school year starts, you will need to present:

  • An up-to-date record of your child’s immunizations.
  • First-time or transferring elementary students are required to submit a comprehensive physical exam form signed by a qualified U.S. licensed health care provider and dated no more than 12 months before the enrollment date.
  • Click here to download the School Entrance Health Form.

If you have questions, please contact the school your child will attend.

Click here to see a list of elementary schools, their hours and their school websites.

Click here to see a list of middle schools, their hours and their school websites.

Click here to see a list of high schools, their hours and their school websites.

  • The Commonwealth of Virginia requires the following for your child to be eligible to attend public school:

    • Certified birth certificate  (must be a certified copy)
    • Immunization requirements
      • Documentation indicating that the child has received the required immunizations must be provided. Please review the School and Day Care Minimum Immunization Requirements (available from the Virginia Department of Health) for a list of the required immunizations.

    The attending school must have a copy of the completed physical and immunizations, signed by health-care provider, at time of enrollment or before starting school.

    • Proof of legal residency – Deed, house contract (closing date less than 90 days), current lease agreement, current mortgage statement, or most recent tax assessment, along with current (no more than 30 days old) utility bill and picture ID. The picture ID can be a driver’s license, DMV ID or military ID. In the case of families living with other families, please contact the school for Proof of Legal Residency Address Affidavit forms and requirements. Copies of each residency document will be maintained in the student’s file. The school shall redact (block out) personal information of the parent not necessary to document residency, including rent or mortgage amounts, bank balances and account numbers. All other information shall remain unaltered. What is required for residency depends on your living situation. Please refer to the following policy and regulation for specifics and what is required for your particular living situation. P6-03-002 Entrance Requirements/Documentation and R6-03-002 VERIFYING RESIDENCY/REPORTING ADDRESS CHANGES. You can access the above mentioned policy and regulation by using the link:http://webapps.henrico.k12.va.us/policy/chapter.asp

    Parents or legal guardians of students enrolled in Henrico County Public Schools are required to report an address change to every Henrico County school in which they have a child enrolled within 10 school days of the move. They must report this address change by completing and submitting the “Student Change Form” for each student, as well as providing the required residency documentation to each respective 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. (Nonmilitary 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 his or her current IEP or 504 plan.
    • Kindergarten students must be age 5 by Sept. 30 of the current school year.
    • First-time or transferring students are required to submit a comprehensive physical exam. Pupils entering elementary school for the first time must have a physical exam from a U.S.-qualified licensed physician, a licensed physician assistant or a licensed nurse practitioner acting under the supervision of a licensed physician. The physical must be performed no earlier than 12 months prior to the date such pupil enters school.
    • Helpful, but not required:
      • Withdrawal papers from last school attended
      • Copy of last report card
    • All students transferring to schools from other school divisions in Virginia or from out-of-state must meet certain state medical requirements, and documentation must be presented before the children may attend school.
    • First-time or transferring students must submit a recent transcript. Your new school will request a transcript.
    • Tdap: Effective July 1, 2014, a booster dose of Tdap vaccine is required for all children entering the sixth grade.
    • Helpful, but not required:
      • Withdrawal papers from last school attended
      • Copy of last report card
    • All students transferring to schools from other school divisions in Virginia or from out-of-state must meet certain state medical requirements, and documentation must be presented before the children may attend school.