Registration Frequently Asked Questions
Check the Loudoun Attendance Boundary E-Listing here, or contact the Planning Department at 571-252-1050.
You may request Special Permission through the Department of Pupil Services. Click special permission for more information.
Your friend or relative must prove residency, and you must both complete and return the signed and notarized "Shared Housing Documentation" form.
If you are not currently a resident of
Unless you actually reside at the property you own in
your child as a tuition-paying student.
See the registration link for detailed information on required documentation.
In the absence of a birth certificate, an affidavit must be completed.
Requests for Vital Records may be obtained from various states. The link to the
Court documentation indicating the name change must be provided to the school.
The paperwork must be signed by a judge, and the student cannot be in
form must be completed and forwarded to the Registrar along with the required documentation.
Unless there are court orders indicating termination of parental rights, the other parent is still entitled to access the student’s scholastic record and be kept informed of school events.
Court orders and documentation from the Department of Family Services are required for foster parents to enroll students.
The stateside parent can enroll the child in the jurisdiction where that parent lives. If the child is living with a relative, not solely for school purposes, then the relative needs to provide a copy of the “Special Power of Attorney” executed under Title 10, United States Code, §1044b, by the custodial parent while such custodial parent is deployed outside the United States as a member of the Virginia National Guard or as a member of the United States Armed Forces. In addition to the “Special Power of Attorney,” copies of the deployment papers will be required to show dates of deployment. Paperwork should be submitted to the Registrar.
Step-parents are not eligible to enroll students in school since the step-parents’ names are not on the birth certificate. Step-parents may be listed as contacts in the student record.
A student may be enrolled on a provisional basis if the individual seeking custody/guardianship has been assigned a court date for a custody/guardianship hearing. In order to prove that a court date has been established, you need to provide a petition seeking custody or guardianship from the court intake officer and an official document indicating the date assigned for the hearing. This information should be sent to the Registrar.
You must contact the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court for assistance in obtaining legal custody or guardianship. If you have legal documents from another country, your documents must be signed by a judge - NOT a notary public. In addition, the student must not be in the
A physical examination within 12 months of entry for the first time to any public kindergarten or elementary school is required. This report must be received prior to admitting the child to school. See School Board policy §8-50 and Code of Virginia §22.1-270.
As specified in the Code of Virginia, any student claiming a Medical Exemption must have the “medical exemption” portion on “School Entrance Health Form,” MCH-213, completed and signed by a physician or Health Department Official. If the “School Entrance Health Form” is not used, the licensed health professional or local health department official may write a statement saying that the physical condition of the child is such that the administration of one or more of the required immunizing agents is contraindicated and must state whether the condition is permanent or temporary. As specified in the Code of Virginia claiming a Religious Exemption must have a “
Contact the Office of Student Services at 571-252-1685 to facilitate enrollment in this situation.
While kindergarten is not mandatory, it is recommended. In
However, parents who believe that a child is not mentally, physically, or emotionally prepared to attend school, must notify the division superintendent in writing that they want to delay compulsory attendance until the following year if the child has not reached his sixth birthday on or before September 30th.
Contact the Pupil Services Coordinator at 571-252-1200 and complete the form. Click home instruction for more information.
The residency of the parent who has the majority of the weekday physical custody determines the school in which the child will be enrolled.
Write a request for readmission to the Superintendent of LCPS, providing information about the reasons and location of the expulsion and providing contact information for the parent/guardian.
Complete the required registration documents, including the proof of adoption. An English Language Assessment will be conducted to determine the appropriate placement for your child.
To refuse the release of directory information and/or military recruiter information, parents and eligible students may submit a request in writing to the Assistant Superintendent of Pupil Services,
What if my questions are not answered here?
For any registration questions not covered here please contact the Registrar at 571-252-1018.
For information on the kindergarten instructional program or questions concerning appropriate grade level placement, go to www.lcps.org – click on Academics – click on Kindergarten. You may also contact Dr. Dianne Kinkead directly at 571-252-1380.
Last Modified on October 5, 2011