Berkeley County School District

Empower All Students for Success

 Documents for Registering New Students:
Child’s legal birth certificate  
Need a copy of a birth certificate?
Please note that your child must be:
  • 4 years old on or before September 1 to be in the Child Development Education Program (4 year old Pre School)
  • 5 years old on or before September 1 to be in Kindergarten
  • 6 years old on or before September 1 to be in 1st grade
Proof of income eligibility  (Only required for Child Development Education Program and Head Start)
Child's state certificate of immunization  
Need a copy of this certificate?
Child’s Medicaid card
(If number is provided)
 
(Only required for Child Development Education Program)
  • If you have misplaced your Medicaid Card, please contact your county Medicaid office to inquire about a replacement card.
Proof of Guardianship
  • This is required if the student lives with someone other than a parent
Two proofs of current residency in the name of the parent or legal guardian 
(All items are to contain the current and correct address at the time of enrollment.)

 
  • parent/legal guardian's current monthly utility bill (electric, gas, water) showing his/her correct name and address
  • parent/legal guardian's current monthly land line phone statement showing his/her correct name and address
  • parent/legal guardian's rental lease or real estate purchase contract showing his/her correct name and address
  • parent/legal guardian's cable or satellite bill showing his/her correct name and address
  • parent/legal guardian's rent receipt showing the address of the dwelling as well as the landlord/landlady's name, address and telephone number; statements from apartment complexes or other multiple dwellings need to be on letterhead stationary showing the appropriate information mentioned above
  • address at which the individual receives local, state and/or federal financial assistance
  • individual with whom the tax assessor's office lists as the owner of the property
  • existence of a deed identifying the owner of the property
Child’s Social Security Card
(Optional)
 
Need a copy of this card:
Additional documents for transfer students  
  • Withdrawal from previous school - Paperwork filed with your child's previous school to transfer the child's school records to the new school.
  • Academic documents & records - Any academic documents and records, including the child's latest transcript, report cards, and IEP (Individual Education Plan)/(special education paperwork if applicable)
  • If your child was in a Gifted & Talented program, proof of previous gifted identification must be submitted. For additional information, click here
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