If a child if 5 years of age on or before October 1,
he or she can be enrolled in Lewis County Schools. If a student is 17 years of
age or younger, a parent or guardian must enroll the student. KENTUCKY
SCHOOL REGULATIONS MANDATE THAT ALL STUDENTS ENROLLING IN A KENTUCKY SCHOOL MUST
HAVE THE FOLLOWING (INCLUDES PRE-SCHOOL):
A physical examination completed by your doctor or health
department and recorded on the official Kentucky Department of Education
form. Students in E-5th must have an initial entry physical
examination. Students in 6 and up must have a 6th grade form. (A
sports physical will not be accepted)
A valid immunization certificate issued by your doctor or health
department on the Commonwealth of Kentucky Immunization Certificate
A copy of a birth certificate certified by the Bureau of Vital
Statistics in the state of birth. (This cannot be a hospital copy.)
A copy of the studentís social security card.
An eye examination form signed by an optometrist or ophthalmologist.
Parentís/Guardianís name, mailing address, and phone number (or number
where they can be reached).
Custody papers if the parents are divorced.
Legal guardianship papers if individual the student is living
with is not the studentís legal birth parent.
These materials are to be presented to
the school before the student will be enrolled.
It is the legal responsibility of the parent, guardian, foster parent, social
services and/or court system to provide these materials before enrollment.
A student may pre-register but may not begin school until all materials
are provided to the school where the student will attend.