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Chesapeake Kindergarten TransitionsStudent Enrollment Information

Chesapeake Public Schools Kindergarten Registration

Children who reside in Chesapeake and are 5 years old on or before September 30, 2016 will be eligible to enter a Chesapeake Public Schools Kindergarten Program on Tuesday, September 6, 2016. To register your child, please bring the items listed below to the elementary school located in your attendance zone.


2015 KINDERGARTENregisterflyer (4)_Page_1 You will need to bring the following items with you to register your child for school:

•An original certified State Birth Certificate or Birth Certificate Affidavit

•A certificate of physical examination from a physician or health department

•An immunization certificate that meets all the necessary requirements

• Proof of residency (current gas, water, or electric bill in your name) showing

•Custody or court order if applicable

To determine the school your child will attend, please contact the Department of Planning and Development at 757-547-0580 or visit the Chesapeake Public Schools website and select the parent/students tab and scroll down to enrollment.

Special Permission Information

In some situations, SPECIAL PERMISSION must be granted before a child may be registered in the Chesapeake Public Schools.  Parents/Guardians should contact the Office of Student Enrollment by calling 757-547-0153 if faced with one or more of the following issues:

•You are a foster parent

•You do not have a current utility bill in your name for your residence/address

•You have just moved and have a lease or settlement statement but do not have a utility bill

•You have a lease with utilities included

•You live with another Chesapeake resident

•You are requesting OUT OF ZONE APPROVAL

•You live in a hotel, motel, or campground

•You are currently homeless

•You are under Military Power of Attorney with Military Orders

To obtain additional Chesapeake Public School enrollment information or the school assigned to your attendance zone, please call (757) 547-0545 or visit www.cpschools.com. If you need assistance for registration or general questions, please contact the schools directly or the Central Office by calling 547-0153.

Please Note: Chesapeake Public Schools are closed on Fridays during the summer months.