Central Registration

Central Registration is located at 410 Bear Country Boulevard off Highway 96, next to Houston County High School.

Hours of Operation

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday

8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday

8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Phone: (478) 741-3610

Fax for parent use: (478) 987-8025

Fax for school use: (478) 987-8015

CentralRegistration@hcbe.net

Central Registration is open to conduct business for the 2020-2021 school year. Due to COVID-19 guidelines, please make an appointment under Step 1 below and complete Step 2 prior to your appointment. To minimize the number of people in the building at one time, we ask that just the person registering the student come inside for the appointment. If you need to do a change of address, please click on the Learn More button in the new address block below on the left for more information.
Links for More Information

New Address?

It is necessary for you to complete a change of address form anytime you move to a new home. Please click the button below for additional information and forms.

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Current Address not yours?

If you do not have a lease agreement or current mortgage statement in your or your spouse's name, you will need to complete an affidavit of residence along with the person you reside with. Please click the learn more link below for more information and the forms you need.

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Student Enrollment (Kindergarten - Grade 12)

All new students (Kindergarten through 12th grade) and those transferring within our district will need to visit our Central Registration office to enroll your child in school.  Our goal in having one location for student enrollment is to improve customer service by expediting the process, ensuring consistency across all 39 schools, and making it more convenient for those with children in more than one school. It is a requirement that the parent go to Central Registration in order to complete the registration process, even if you have completed the online application.

Registration Info

Step One - Schedule Appointment

Please click the cloud link above to make an appointment for new Pre-K through 12th graders that have moved into Houston County for the 2020-21 current school year. Appointments open one week at a time every Thursday at 4:00 p.m. We will open them more frequently during peak registration times. 
Please click the cloud link above to make an appointment for new students to start Kindergarten in August 2021. Students must be 5 on Sept 1st to qualify for Kindergarten. More appointments will be added as needed. This link can also be used for PK students for 2021-22 that have a waiting list form from your students zoned school that has been approved for registration.

Step Two - Complete Paperwork

Parents of new or returning students must complete the online application by clicking on the cloud link above prior to the scheduled appointment. Please select 2020-2021 for your student if they are starting now for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year. Select 2021-2022 if you are completing an application for your student to begin in the fall for the 2021-2022 school year.

If you do not have access to the online registration, please arrive for your appointment at least 20 minutes early to complete your application at the Central Registration office. The more students you have to register, the longer the application will take to complete. Please note if you have not completed your online application and it is more than 20 minutes after your scheduled appointment time when you finish, you may be rescheduled for another appointment.

**Please note: Registration cannot be completed using a cell phone or tablet.**

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR REGISTRATION

Please bring all items listed below to your scheduled appointment at Central Registration to successfully register your child.

1.  Parent/Guardian Photo ID
     (for example: work ID, passport, driver's license)

2.  Child's certified birth certificate

3.  Custody Orders/Court Papers/Guardianship- if the child does not live with natural parents

4.  All students new to the county or transferring schools within the county need to provide                                 a disconnect notice from the previous address. (Georgia residents only.)

5.  Two proofs of residency
        - Lease or Current Mortgage statement (coupon book; closing papers if just purchased)
          PLUS ONE of the following:

        - Utility bill (electric, water, or cable bill - for service within the last 30 days OR connect order if just                    moved in)
        - Property tax statement or income tax statement (current year)
        - Automobile registration or insurance policy (current year/month)
        - Mail from any government agency (within 30 days)

6.  Social Security Card (or signed waiver per O.C.G.A. 20-2-150 - available at CR)

7.  Ear, Eye, and Dental Screening, Georgia Form 3300 - 30 days from date of registration during the school year (available from a GA licensed doctor or the Health Department.) (For upcoming K, this form is due at time of registration due to there being more than 30 day until the next school year starts.)

8.  Immunization Certificate, Georgia Form 3231- at enrollment (available from a GA licensed doctor or                the Health Department.)  

9.  Withdrawal form and/or last report card, if transferring from another school system