1007 West Main Street
Inverness, Florida 34450
(352) 726-1931

 

THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION WILL HELP YOU REGISTER YOUR CHILD IN A CITRUS COUNTY SCHOOL

Please type your child's information in the highlighted fields on the:

Enrollment Registration Form (click link to open)

Emergency Contact Form (click link to open)

District Occupational Survey (click link to open)

Student Records Release Form (click link to open)

PRINT all four of your child’s completed forms.

TAKE the completed forms and all required documents (see below) to your assigned school.

Registration is completed at the school for which your child is zoned. If you are unsure about your school zone, you may call Planning and Growth Management at 352-746-3960 or go online at http://www.citrus.k12.fl.us/pgm/Zoned_School.htm


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How old does my child have to be to start school?


Under state law, a child must be 5 years old on or before September 1st to enter Kindergarten.

If your child transfers from an out-of-state public school and does not meet the age requirements for a Florida public school, you will need to provide an official letter of transcript from the last school attended.

To enter first grade, a child must be 6 on or before September 1st and must have successfully completed Kindergarten.

When should I register my child for school?
If your child is school age, you may go to the school your child will attend at any time.


What documents are required to register my child?


To register your child in school, the following documentation is needed:

Verification of age (one of the following):

A. Certified Birth Certificate (required for Pre-K & Kindergarten) – no photocopies (school will make photocopy)
B. Insurance Policy on child’s life that has been in force for at least 2 years
C. Passport showing the age of the child
D. School record (from school previously attended)
E. Certificate of Baptism, accompanied by parent’s affidavit
F. A religious record showing child’s birth accompanied by parent’s affidavit

Proof of Residence (one of the following documents):

A. Copy of mortgage, lease/rental or contract
B. Copy of recent utility bill (electric or cable)
C. Credit Card bill with current address
D. Affidavit from person with whom you are living

Proof of Immunizations

Proof of Physical Examination (State of Florida School Entry Health Exam or equivalent):

A. MUST be within 12 months of 1st day of school enrollment for initial entrance into a Florida public school
B. MUST be signed and dated by physician

Photocopy of your child’s Social Security Card

(The School Board of Citrus County, Florida is authorized to collect Social Security numbers (SSN) of students as set forth in Sections 1008.386 and 119.071(5)(a) 6, Florida Statutes. The provision of a studentís SSN on the enrollment form is optional and is not required as a condition for enrollment within the district. Any SSN provided in connection with enrollment will only be used for research, reporting, and recording purposes.)

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 order, etc., state law REQUIRES that one of the following documents be provided for enrollment:

A. Court Custody Documentation
B. Department of Children and Families Placement Letter
C. Notarized Guardianship Documentation

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION,PLEASE CONTACT YOUR CHILD’S ZONED SCHOOL


OR THE DEPARTMENT(S) LISTED BELOW:


TRANSPORTATION

Main Number - (352) 344-2193


CITRUS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENTS

Inverness Branch 
120 N. Montgomery Avenue / Inverness, FL 34450
Phone: (352) 726-1731 / Appointment Line (352) 527-0247

Crystal River Branch
117 NW Hwy 19 / Crystal River, FL 34428
Phone: (352) 795-6233 / Appointment Line: (352) 527-0247

George A. Dame Community Health Center
2804 W. Marc Knighton Ct/Lecanto, FL 34461
Phone: (352) 249-9258 / Appointment Line: (352) 527-0247

Lecanto Branch
3700 Sovereign Path/ Lecanto, FL 34461
Phone: (352) 527-0068 / Appointment Line: (352) 527-0247


Address: 1007 W. Main Street, Inverness, Florida 34450 / Phone: (352) 726-1931

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.