Kindergarten Registration

Enrollment Instructions During COVID-19

To protect our families and staff during COVID-19, in-person tours and appointments are temporarily unavailable. However, our schools are guiding families through the enrollment process virtually according to updated instructions. In short, parents will complete the Online Enrollment normally, and then schools will provide guidance for receiving the most essential documents initially. 

1.   Buncombe County Schools Online Enrollment Web Page


(Online enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year is now available in English, Spanish, and Russian)

2.  Parents must read the Enroll Now page before completing online enrollment.

3.  After completion of online enrollment, parents/guardians must contact the school for directions to submit required documents. (Documents should be submitted by fax or email.)

Required Documents for Kindergarten Registration:
●  One Proof of Residence.  It must be a utility bill (power, water, or gas), a mortgage statement, rental/lease agreement, deed, or buyer's agreement.
●  Copy of child's  birth certificate
●  Proof of guardianship. Can include birth certificate, divorce papers, Social Services paperwork signed by a judge awarding custody.  Custody paperwork authorized by a judge or Social Services/foster care placement paperwork is required for all children not living with their natural parent.

Documents To Be Turned in When School Meets for Orientation or Meet the Teacher:
●  Photo Identification of parent/legal guardian
●  Second Proof of Residence
●  Copy of up-to-date immunization records.  If your child is not immunized, you will need to speak with a school nurse.  By law, due within 30 calendar days of enrollment.
●  North Carolina Health assessment. For all students new to North Carolina Public schools this must form must be completed.  By law, this form is due within 30 calendar days of enrollment.