Documentation Requirements

According to Virginia law, your child must be five years old on or before September 30. To complete your child's registration, you must have the following documents:

  1. Child's original birth certificate (a copy will be made in the school office).
  2. Proof that the adult registering the child is the parent or legal guardian (name on birth certificate matches the parent's picture ID or court documents of legal custody).
  3. Two different documents each proving Alexandria City residency (such as a rent receipt, lease agreement, current* utility or land line phone bill, or personal property tax receipt).
  4. Official school records from another school system or country, if applicable and available.
  5. Medical information that includes immunization records as well as a physical examination and a tuberculosis screening done within the 12 months prior to starting school.

* Current refers to documents no more than two months old.