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CCPS Announces Requirements for Registration of District Students

ccpsCHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (7/12/13) – Parents of a student entering preschool/ Kindergarten, sixth grade, or transferring into the Christian County Public School System for the 2013-14 school year, must comply with the needed documentation and requirements of Kentucky State Regulations. These requirements are strictly enforced.
 
Each student enrolling must present:
• Certified Birth Certificate from the Vital Statistics Office of the state where the child was born; or other reliable proof of the student’s identity and age and an affidavit of the inability to produce a copy of the birth certificate.
• Student’s Social Security Card or copy of the card
• Two proofs of residence
• Kentucky Eye Exam by ophthalmologist or optometrist-not an eye screening (for initial entry into a Kentucky School ages 3-6)
• Dental screening or examination (for initial entry into a Kentucky School ages 3-6)
• An up-to-date Immunization Certificate on a Kentucky form
• A second MMR, complete Hepatitis B series, and a chicken pox vaccination
• Copy of a recent Health Physical Examination
 
Students aged 6 and younger who are enrolling in public school for the first time must provide proof of an eye examination – not an eye screening – conducted by an optometrist or ophthalmologist prior to the first day of school. All students must have on file an up-to-date immunization certificate. All transfer students must present a completed medical examination form and a Kentucky immunization certificate. Parents or guardians of transfer students should sign a release form in order for the school district to obtain records from the school previously attended.
 
Those students entering the sixth grade must have a second varicella, TdaP, meningitis shot, as well as a recent physical examination. Students enrolled or enrolling in the Christian County School System must comply with all Kentucky health laws, rules and regulations except as provided in KRS 214:036.
 
Kindergarten students must present these items on registration day: a current Kentucky immunization certificate, a copy of the birth certificate, a copy of the Social Security card number, proof of an eye examination – not an eye screening – conducted by an optometrist or ophthalmologist, and proof of physical examination on a form provided by the Kentucky Department of Education. A student must be 5 years of age by Oct. 1 of the 2013-14 school year before entering Kindergarten.
 
Kentucky law KRS 156.160(l) requires proof of a dental screening or examination by a dentist, dental hygienist, physician, registered nurse, advanced registered nurse practitioner, or physician assistant. This evidence must be presented to the school no later than Jan. 1 of the first year that a 5- or 6-year-old child is enrolled in public school.
 
Parents should call immediately to schedule an appointment with their family physician or the Christian County Health Department, as state regulations and local policy mandate strict enforcement of these requirements. The Christian County Health Department is located in Hopkinsville at 1700 Canton Street and can be reached by phoning (270) 887-4160
 
According to the Christian County Board of Education, the students must attend school in the zone which their parents/guardians live. Residence shall be where the child is actually residing. If necessary, proof of a pupil’s legal residence shall be verifiable through 2 utility statements, home visits by the Pupil Personnel Office, statements of neighbors and/or landlords, etc. Statements of verification may be requested from the Superintendent’s office in any given case.
 
To learn more, parents may contact the school their child will attend. Open house and registration information is provided on the district website: www.christian.kyschools.us.
 
All Christian County Public Schools’ first day of the 2013-14 school year is Wednesday, August 14. First day for preschool students begins on August 28.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Heather Aubin

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