IF YOU ARE BRAND NEW TO PASCO SCHOOLS REGISTER AT THIS LINK INSTEAD
For all other students registering from within Pasco Schools use the following process (DOCUMENTS LINKED BELOW)
Once these documents are complete, please return them electronically to our registrar – firstname.lastname@example.org (use this email for any questions as well). She will email you with the next steps. By appointment only, after August 31, 2023, registration will be Mondays and Wednesdays only.
Evidence of residence (3 proofs required):
____ Owned residence – deed or property tax assessment records, and a copy of a current utility (electric/water) bill or initial order for service; and one of the following current documents supporting stated address: auto registration, Florida driver’s license, Florida ID card, or voter registration as evidence that parent(s) owns and lives at the residence.
____ Leased Residence – Current lease or rental agreement or a notarized letter from the landlord, and a copy of a current utility (electric/water) bill or initial order for service; and one of the following current documents supporting stated address: auto registration, driver’s license, Florida ID card, or voter registration as evidence that parent(s) lives at the residence.
____ Birth certificate (original required for copying) or other evidence of age. Please see section 1003.21, Florida Statutes, for a complete list of acceptable documents
____ Physical (dated and signed by a health professional within one (1) year of enrollment (first day of school).
____ Current DH 680 State of Florida Immunization Form that is transcribed by a health professional. (See Immunization/Physical Requirements for school entry)
____ Social Security number, if available (verify number with card; do not copy card). The district shall request each student enrolling in school provide his or her social security number as required by section 1008.386, Florida Statutes. Parent disclosure of their child’s Social Security number is voluntary.
____ Legal documents i.e., a copy of any current judgment of divorce (dissolution of marriage)
or other court order establishing the right of custody will be required for registration.
General Overview of Parental Rights of Access to Students and Students Records
NOTE: Please see the Student Progression Plan for information regarding Kindergarten/First Year Primary Legal Requirements for enrollment.
Authorized under Federal law through the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act, the Students In Transition (S.I.T.) Program provides services to ensure identified homeless children and youth have access to a free and appropriate public education by removing barriers due to homelessness. Additional information can be found at Students In Transition Home Page. McKinney-Vento rights / services available:
- Remaining in the same school (school of origin)
- Enrollment assistance
- Transportation to the school of origin
- Emergency clothing to meet dress code requirements
- Assistance with school supplies
- VPK and Head Start information and assistance
- Scholarship information and assistance
- Referrals to community health, shelter and social service providers
- Case Management
Foster Care Students
Foster care students are protected under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which ensure that all foster care youth have a fair, equal and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education. ESSA protections include:
- Remaining in the same school (school of origin)
- Immediate enrollment at a new school, in the absence of normally required documents and/or school records
- Transportation to school, when necessary
Evidence of Foster Care Placement:
_____ Court generated Out-of-Home Care Placement Verification form (foster parent is provided the verification paperwork when the child is placed in the home. This is the legal document authorizing the foster parent the right to enroll the child in school. An example can be found at the SSPS Memo OneNote reference site.
_____If applicable, contact Foster Care Social Worker to arrange transportation to keep the student in their school of origin. Assistance can be accessed through email@example.com
Affidavit of Residency
All students must reside with at least one parent or legal guardian. Proof of guardianship is a photocopy of the court order appointing guardianship. Under extenuating circumstances, a notarized Affidavit of Residence may be accepted if proof of residence can be validated. For additional information regarding this option, please visit your school of residence.
Additional information concerning parental/legal notices can be accessed at the district’s Parent and Legal Notices website. We welcome parents and students to familiarize themselves with this information to ensure a safe and healthy learning environment for students.
NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION PACKET DOCUMENTS TO COMPLETE
- mis_148 – Student Registration Form
- mis_105 – Information Card
- mis_105_sp Information Card Spanish
- mis_415 – Grades 6-12 Emergency Information
- mis_415_sp – Grades 6-12 Emergency Information Spanish
- mis_580 – ESOL Home Language Survey
- mis_580_sp – ESOL Home Language Survey Spanish
- mis_442 – Health Information Form
- mis_142 – Migrant Questionnaire
- mis_791 – Release of Records Permission
- mis_141 – Affidavit of Residency