Student Registration

If you are new to the county or have not yet registered your current elementary school aged child, please make sure to contact your child's elementary school and set up a time to register.  Please download the registration packet prior to coming to ensure you bring all necessary documents with you.

Registration Packet

There are established attendance zones that determine which elementary school students are assigned.  If you are unsure about which elementary school your child will attend please review the attendance zone map.   

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration is on ongoing process from April to September.  If you have a child that will be five years on or before September 30, 2023, you may register that child for kindergarten.   For more information on this process, please read the information below.

What is the age requirement for kindergarten?

Children must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 30, 2023. 

When will kindergarten registration take place?

By appointment on Fridays in April and May  at the school your student is zoned to attend.   Please go to , select For Families and then Student Registration.  Click on Student Registration and then George Watkins to schedule an appointment.  To find the correct school, parents may call 804-966-9650 or look at the attendance zone map.

Does the child need to accompany the parent to registration?

Yes, we would like to do a brief screening.

What information should parents bring to registration?

  • parent’s photo ID
  • child’s certified original birth certificate (to be copied)
  • two proofs of residency including both a mortgage statement or lease as well as a current utility bill for the home.
  • current physical examination dated within the past 12 months
  • current list of state required immunizations


  • For more information, call your neighborhood school.
  • New Kent Elementary School - 804-966-9663
  • George Watkins Elementary School - 804-966-9660