2019-20  Kindergarten  Registration 

WHORising kindergartners - children who will be five years old on or before September 1, 2019 - and their parents or guardians.

WHY: The first day of school is Monday, August 5, 2019. (Look online for other important calendar dates for the 2019-20 school year.

HOW: See below

Step 1: Complete Kindergarten Online Registration-

 Click here to complete online registration. Registration opens April 1, 2019. 

Step 2: Gather necessary documents:

  • Proof of Date of Birth. Examples include an original birth certificate or birth registration, an official state or federal form with date of birth, or passport.  Parents can order a birth certificate for a child born in Georgia by visiting the Georgia ROVER website at https://services.georgia.gov/gta/rover/ 

  • TWO different proofs of residency in attendance zone. 

    • 1- A current utility bill (excluding telephone bills) AND one of the following documents:

      •  a non-contingent sales contract

      • current lease/rental agreement

      • most recent income tax return

      • current paycheck stub

      • current residential property tax statement or bill

      • current warranty or quitclaim deed

      • current home purchase agreement

      • current homeowner’s insurance policy

    • Documents presented for residency verification must include the same address as the accompanying utility bill. An exception: A deed without an address is acceptable if accompanied by two utility bills (excluding telephone bills) with same address in the attendance zone. A contingency contract is not acceptable. If you live with a friend or family member and need information about verifying your residency, call the Registrar at Dacula ES. 

  • Georgia certificate of immunization (Form #3231) or a notarized Affidavit of Religious Exemption (Department of Public Health Form #2208).  Form 3231 must be marked with either "Date of Expiration" or "Complete for School Attendance".  

  • Vision, Hearing, Dental, and Nutrition Screening (Form #3300) dated within the last 12 months.

  • Your photo ID- Examples: a driver’s license, a state identification card, a passport, or other official photo identification, such as an ID card obtained through an official government agency or consulate. 

  • The child’s social security number.

OPTIONAL- Step 3: If you would like to participate in our FAST PASS screening, please stop by the school with your child's paperwork any day before May 2nd, between 9:00 am-2:00 pm.  Once all your paperwork has been turned in, you will be able to select a time to bring your child in to complete their portion of registration.  



Step 4: Bring your child and all paperwork to DES on May 2nd between 12:00-6:00.  

Kindergarten Resources

Find information in other languages on these links

Alternate Transportation Form
Any student going to a daycare or other address (not their home) every day, will need a completed Transportation Parent Authorization (Alternate Bus Form). Click Here for the form. 

Bring it to the school office or mail it to:
DES Front Office/Alternate Bus Form  
2500 Fence Road  
Dacula, GA 30019


 School Nutrition  Information

GCPS School Nutrition Website

For information and forms about Free and Reduced Lunch click here.


Gwinnett County Public Schools Newcomer Information

Dacula Elementary School

2500 Fence Road Dacula, Georgia 30019


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