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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. Download the Enrollment Form | Authorization to pick up student (PDF) (Required for all) | Formulario de Inscripción
  2. Download the McKinney-Vento Screening Form (PDF) (Required for all) | Programa de Educacion para Estudiantes sin Hogar
  3. 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 of that school year.

List of elementary schools, their hours and their school websites.

List of middle schools, their hours and their school websites.

List of high schools, their hours and their school websites.

What should I bring?

  • An official state-issued birth certificate for your child.
  • A photo ID for the child’s parent or legal guardian (driver’s license, DMV ID, military ID or other picture ID).
  • Proof of residency. You must provide:
    • A current lease agreement, house contract, mortgage statement or tax assessment.
    • A current utility bill (dated within the past 30 days).

If you are living “doubled” with another person or family, the homeowner or primary renter must accompany you to school to register the child. Certain verification and forms are also needed from the parent or legal guardian, as well as from the homeowner or primary renter.

  • The parent or guardian living in a “doubled” household must provide:
    • A notarized affidavit of address, completed in conjunction with the homeowner or primary renter. The document is available from each school.
    • Two pieces of business correspondence with their name at the address they are verifying as their domicile.
    • A valid photo ID.
  • In addition to completing the notarized affidavit with the parent or guardian, the homeowner or primary renter must provide: A current deed or lease.
    • A current utility bill (dated within the past 30 days).
    • A valid photo ID.

For the full HCPS residency policy, go to our policy manual and search for “verifying residency.”

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.
  • Download the School Entrance Health Form.

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

List of elementary schools, their hours and their school websites.

List of middle schools, their hours and their school websites.

List of high schools, their hours and their school websites.