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Packet! The registration packet includes the complete set of documents needed for registration, including informational flyers for incoming Kindergarteners. School Enrollment/Registration Packet (Spanish version of Packet)
Students are registered through their zoned school. Sometimes, a visit to Student Assignment office is necessary and can be scheduled by calling for an appointment.
Student Assignments and Records Department
512 SE Third Street, Ocala, Florida 34471
Under state law, a child must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1 to enter kindergarten. To enter first grade, a child must be 6 on or before Sept. 1 and must have successfully completed kindergarten.
You may go to the school your child will attend at any time to register him or her for school. If you are new to the area, you are encouraged to register your child as soon as possible. Previous school records or report cards help schools place students.
1. Verification of age (with one of the following):
2. Proof of immunizations on a Form 680, which can be obtained at the Department of Health at the following address:
Marion County Health Department
1801 SE 32 Ave., Ocala
HRS 680 form for MMR (mumps, measles, and rubella), DPT (diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus) and OPU (polio). There is a state requirement that seventh graders must have a series of three Hepatitis B injections, a tetanus booster and a second measles shot. They must offer proof of these immunizations before they can enroll in the seventh grade.
3. Proof of physical examination within the last year. If documentation cannot be provided, a physical examination must be scheduled within 30 days.
4. Academic History
5. Special education information
6. Proof of Marion County residence (one of the following sets of documents):
Copy of mortgage or lease/rental contract AND a copy of a recent (two months or less) electric bill in parent’s/guardian’s name
Copy of a recent (two months or less) electric bill in parent’s/guardian’s name AND affidavit from landlord verifying residency
Affidavit from head of household AND mortgage or lease/rental contract in the name of head of household AND a copy of a recent (two months or less) electric bill in name of head of household
7. Legal Documentation
If you are not the legal guardian or residential custodial parent of a student OR there is a court decision regarding release of information related to custody/restraining orders, etc., state law REQUIRES that one of the following documents be provided for enrollment:
Court Custody Documentation stating specifications
Department of Children and Families Placement Letter
Educational Guardianship - notarized documents verifying parent/legal guardian of student is incarcerated
Each school has a designated attendance area, and the family's address determines which school the student will attend. To find your attendance zone, contact the Student Assignment office at (352) 671-7747 or 512 SE Third Street, Ocala, Florida 34471.
The parent needs to go to the currently enrolled school with the following items:
If transferring to another Marion County School, please bring the following items to register: