Enrollment Services

Centralized Enrollment for the 2022-2023 School Year

June 20 – July 14, 2022
Monday – Thursday
7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Centralized Registration Location:
Gordon Central High School
335 Warrior Path Calhoun, GA 30701

View the Centralized Registration Enrollment flyer here.

In order to attend school in the Gordon County School District, new students and their families must complete all required forms, provide the required documentation, and submit verification of the family’s address to the registrar at the school for which they are seeking enrollment. Registration packets can be obtained at each Gordon County School. Parents are encouraged to contact the school prior to arriving for registration.  

AGE ELIGIBILITY for Preschool Play and Learn (PAL) program: 

Enrollment into the PALs program is available for students who are three years of age on or before July 1, 2022, who are not yet eligible for Pre-K enrollment

AGE ELIGIBILITY for Pre-K programs: 

Gordon County students who are four years of age on or before September 1, 2022, are eligible for Gordon County Schools Pre-K enrollment

AGE ELIGIBILITY for K-12 programs: 

Other than students specifically exempted by rule or law, the following individuals are eligible for enrollment: 

  • Students who have attained the age of five by September 1, unless they attain the age of 20 by September 1

  • Special education students through the age of 21


    Students currently enrolled in a Gordon County Schools Pre-K program will be given kindergarten registration information at the beginning of the registration window. Other students may obtain this information from the front office of any Gordon County Elementary School. 

Student Eligibility Information, Pre-K Students: Pre-K Program Information

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS AT THE TIME OF STUDENT REGISTRATION

The parent or guardian must provide: 

  • Copy of birth certificate

  • Copy of social security card or waiver signed by parent/guardian

  • Certificate of Immunization (Form #3231)

  • Eye, Ear, & Dental Certificate (Form #3300)

  • Custody documents (if applicable)

  • Withdrawal documentation from previous school (if applicable)

  • Middle & High school students should provide transcripts including discipline records

  • Current proof of residence in parent/guardian name (utility bill; rent or lease agreement)

 NOTE:  If you are living with someone else, you must submit a Notarized Affidavit of Residency, plus 2 printed proofs of residency in that person’s name. 

 DOCUMENTS THAT MAY BE PROVISIONED

  • Certificate of Immunization – GA Form 3231. Obtained from family physician or local health department. Required within 30 days.

  • Certificate of Vision, Hearing, Dental and Nutrition – GA Form 3300. Obtained from family physician or local health department. Required within 30 days.

OUT-OF-DISTRICT & OUT-OF-ZONE ENROLLMENTS

Parents/Guardians and students must agree to adhere to the provisions set forth in Board Policy JBCB.

Out of District enrollment is defined as students that reside in district for another school system, such as Calhoun City, Bartow County, Murray County, etc.

Out of Zone enrollment is defined as students that reside in Gordon County, but are requesting to attend a Gordon County School that is not in the zone that the student resides. For example, the student is zoned for Fairmount Elementary, but requesting to attend Belwood Elementary.

Gordon County Schools has divided the district into six elementary districts, two middle school districts, and two high school districts. District lines have been drawn to ensure that the proper number of students reside in each district. Students may make application for out-of-district or out-of-zone enrollment. The school principal will consider students for out-of-district enrollment based on the following conditions:

  • The student has a satisfactory behavior record and is in good standing at the home school;

  • The student has satisfactory academic achievement (C average or better and on grade level) at previous school;

  • The student’s attendance is in compliance with the Gordon County Board of Education Attendance Policy JBD;

  • The student’s parents/guardians are willing to furnish transportation to and from school in a punctual manner;

  • Parents/Guardians will be required to enter into a yearly contractual agreement;

  • The administration will have the discretion to enroll out-of-district students as long as the enrollment does not violate state standards and/or Board of Education policy;

  • The administration will have the authority to require written documentation of residency; 

  • For high school students, once the student attends high school any transfer to another school without a residency change into the new high school attendance district may result in the loss of one year of varsity eligibility for interscholastic competitive activities.

DOCUMENTS THAT MAY BE REQUESTED FROM PREVIOUS SCHOOL

Previous School Records and/or Special Education Records, if applicable.  

  • Some records may be required before the student can start school.

Preschool Play & Learn (PALs) Registration

PALs Enrollment: Parents/Guardians can enroll their student(s) for the Play and Learn (PAL) Preschool Program at Belwood Elementary beginning February 1, 2022.   

PRE-K Registration

Pre-K Enrollment: Parents/Guardians can enroll their student(s) for the Pre-K lottery at any of the Gordon County Schools elementary schools between February 1 – March 11, 2022.  Pre-K registration packets can be picked up at any Gordon County elementary school beginning February 1st

Pre-K Enrollment Information and Registration Forms can be found here.

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Enrollment: Parents/Guardians can enroll their student(s) on site at the elementary school in their assigned school zone beginning February 1, 2022.  

Students currently enrolled in a Gordon County Schools Pre-K program will be given kindergarten registration information at the beginning of the registration window. Other students may obtain this information from the front office of any Gordon County Elementary School. 

High School Student Registration Information

New Student Registration Forms/Packet

Registration Forms for Gordon County Schools are provided below.  

Please print and fill out all forms before physically coming to a school or central enrollment to enroll students.

DOCUMENTS:

Registration Forms for Gordon County Schools are provided below.  

Please print and fill out all forms before physically coming to a school or central enrollment to enroll students.

DOCUMENTS: