Student Registration Information

Where to Register
Registration will take place in your school's main office. You may want to call for an appointment.

Louisa County High School 540-894-5436
Louisa County Middle School 540-894-5457
Moss-Nuckols Elementary 540-967-1347
Jouett Elementary 540-872-3931
Thomas Jefferson Elementary 540-967-0492
Trevilians Elementary 540-967-1108

If you are unsure what elementary school your child will attend, please call (540) 894-5115.

Eligibility
Louisa County children who will be five years old on or before September 30th and who have not reached age 20 on or before August 1st are eligible for admission.

Who Can Register Students
A natural or legally adoptive parent, court appointed guardian, or legal custodian.

Required Documentation

  • The enrolling parent will be asked to produce his or her photo identification.
  • Parents enrolling students need to prove residency by providing one of the following:
    • Deed
    • Signed contract of lease agreement for the address
    • Signed settlement papers
    • Mortgage statement
    • Proof of legal residency forms (2) each notarized by a school employee
  • A second document to verify the address needs to be from one of the following:
    • Motor vehicle registration
    • Voter registration card
    • Bank statement with in the last two months
    • State or Federal income tax records or W-2 form
    • Utility bills within the last two months
  • A birth certificate is required of any student being admitted for the first time to any public school in Virginia.
  • A transfer slip or report card from the previous school
  • Notice of student's school status
  • Virginia requires that new students present a properly completed immunization record signed by a licensed physician or local health department employee prior to admission.
  • For new elementary school students (K-5), enrolling for the first time in Virginia, a report of a recent physical examination (done within one year) is required and parents must complete a health information form. (MCH-213E) The need for a physical examination does not apply to students entering secondary schools.


Immunizations Required
Children who have received at least one dose of each of the required vaccines may be conditionally enrolled. They must present a schedule from a physician for completing all required immunizations within ninety days.
Documentation (Part II of the School Entrance Health Form MCH 213F) indicating that the child has received the required immunizations must be provided. The required immunizations include (requirements are subject to change):

Diphtheria, Tetanus, & Pertussis (DTaP, DTP) - A minimum of 4 doses. A child must have at least one dose of DTaP or DTP vaccine on or after the fourth birthday.

Hepatitis B Vaccine - A complete series of 3 doses of hepatitis B vaccine is required for all children. However, the FDA has approved a 2-dose schedule ONLY for adolescents 11-15 years of age AND ONLY when the Merck Brand (RECOMBIVAX HB) Adult Formulation Hepatitis B Vaccine is used.

Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (HPV) - Effective October 1, 2008, a complete series of 3 doses of HPV vaccine is required for females. The first dose shall be administered before the child enters the 6th grade. After reviewing educational materials approved by the Board of Health, the parent or guardian, at the parent's or guardian's sole discretion, may elect for the child not to receive the HPV vaccine.

Measles, Mumps, & Rubella (MMR) Vaccine - A minimum of 2 measles, 2 mumps, and 1 rubella. (Most children receive 2 doses of each because the vaccine usually administered is the combination vaccine MMR). First dose must be administered at age 12 months or older. Second dose of vaccine must be administered prior to entering kindergarten but can be administered at any time after the minimum interval between dose 1 and dose 2.

Polio Vaccine - A minimum of 4 doses of polio vaccine. One dose must be administered on or after the fourth birthday.

Tetanus, Diphtheria, & Acellular Pertussis (Tdap) - A booster dose of Tdap vaccine is required for all children entering the 6th grade, if at least five years have passed since the last dose of tetanus-containing vaccine.

Varicella (Chickenpox) Vaccine - All susceptible children born on and after January 1, 1997, shall be required to have one dose of chickenpox vaccine administered at age 12 months or older. Effective March 3, 2010, a second dose must be administered prior to entering kindergarten but can be administered at any time after the minimum interval between dose 1 and dose 2.
Any student admitted conditionally and who fails to comply with his/her schedule for completion of the required immunizations shall be excluded from school until his or her immunizations are resumed.
Objections based upon religious or medical grounds may be discussed with the principal.

Printable .pdf Version of Enrollment Information

Virginia Department of Health, Office of Vital Records

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