Get your child ready for school with the help of Great Bridge Rotary and Chesapeake Public Schools! 

Free Food, Physicals*, Immunizations, Community Resources and more!

Oscar Smith Middle School                                          Saturday, August 3rd

2500 Rodgers Street                                                      10am-2pm

Chesapeake, VA 23324

Register on the Facebook event page by clicking here.

Children who reside in Chesapeake and are 5 years of age on or before September 30, 2019, will be eligible to enroll in Chesapeake Public Schools for the 2019 - 2020 school year.

To register your child for school, you must bring the following items:
• An original certified State Birth Certificate or Birth Certificate Affidavit (copies of which you can obtain from Chesapeake Health Department Vital Records- 757-382-8633)
• A certificate of physical examination from a physician or health department within
one year of September 5, 2019 - If you do not have a form one will be provided.
• A copy of current shot record (If shots are needed, bring proof of insurance as applicable.)
• Proof of residency (current gas, water, or electric bill in your name) showing usage within the
last 30 days
• Custody or court order (if applicable)

In some situations, SPECIAL RESIDENCY PERMISSION must be granted before
a child may be registered with Chesapeake Public Schools.

Parents/Guardians with Special Residency issues should bring the following documentation:
Are you a Foster parent? Please bring a custody order, placement agreement, identification
and proof of residency.
Have you just moved and have a lease or closing disclosure, but do not have a utility bill? Please bring a copy of the signed lease agreement and identification.
Do you have a lease with utilities included? Please bring a copy of the signed lease agreement.
Do you live with another Chesapeake resident? Please bring identification for both the parent and homeowner and a utility bill in the homeowner’s name. The bill must be dated within the last 30 days and the homeowner must be in attendance.
Are you requesting OUT OF ZONE APPROVAL? Please be prepared to explain your situation and reason for request.
Do you live in a hotel, motel, or campground? Please bring a current receipt.
Are you currently homeless? Please be prepared to explain your situation and provide
documentation of circumstance.
Are you under Military Power of Attorney with Military Orders? Please provide power of attorney documentation, orders for deployment, and a current utility bill (in the homeowner’s name) and identification of the individual who will be serving as guardian.



There will be no out-of-pocket expense to parents/guardians.
Please bring the following:
• Child’s current shot record (to avoid unnecessary vaccinations)
• Child’s insurance information (if any) *administration fees are billed ONLY to the insurance,
not to the parent/guardian*.
Ask about the HPV and Meningitis vaccine (free to those who qualify)


*Physicals are on a first come, first serve basis beginning at 10:00am.


During this event, children can be enrolled in Chesapeake Public Schools, and those enrolled will receive free school supplies.  Physicals and immunization for students will also be offered on a first come, first served basis at NO CHARGE beginning at 10:00 a.m. while supplies last.