Columbia, SC (WLTX) --Next week the Kershaw County school district will be holding registration for the upcoming school year.
All Kershaw County School District students and parents-both new and returning- should plan to attend registration at their children's schools.
All elementary and middle schools will register students July 31 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 3 to 6 p.m.
The high schools will register during the same time frame but the days may vary.
Camden High will register all grades on July 31 and August 1.
Continuous Learning Center: July 31 (all grades)
Lugoff-Elgin High: July 31 (last name beginning with A-J); Aug. 1 (last name beginning with K-Z)
North Central High: July 31 (grades 9-10); Aug. 1 (grades 11-12)
Parents can also complete an application for free and reduced priced meal online. Families must reapply for this status each year and doing the paperwork online before school starts helps speed up the notification process.
All forms will be available at the schools if persons do not download them in advance of registration.
Kershaw County School Board policy requires parents to bring to registration the following documents to enroll a student for the first time: a copy of the child's birth certificate, the child's South Carolina Certificate of Immunization, a parent/guardian's valid South Carolina driver's license, a tax document with the current and correct address, a check stub with the current and correct address, either a mortgage or lease agreement or legally notarized documentation from the landlord and a current (two months or less) utility bill (electric or water) that contains the student's address. A child's registration will not be complete without this documentation.
Parents of returning students who have already established the student's residency will be required to provide a current (two months or less) utility bill (electric or water) that contains the student's address in order to register.
Registrations are held to verify student enrollment and to share information with students and parents concerning class assignments, bus routes, lunch programs, school rules and regulations and other information about the upcoming school year.
The first day of school for Kershaw County students is August 19.