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Charlene Burks, Administrative Director
Federal & State Compliance Office

Admission, Registration and Immunization Requirements

All children who have attained the age of six (6) years or who will have attained the age of six (6) years by February 1st of any school year, or who are older than six (6) years of age but have not attained the age of sixteen (16) years, except as otherwise provided in Florida law, are required to attend school regularly during the entire school term. All children enrolling in a District school shall meet the immunization requirements in F.S.1003.22, and provide evidence of a physical examination.

School Board Policy 5112 - Entrance Requirements establishes the admission and registration requirements for students entering school. The following documents and forms are to be provided upon initial registration:

Documents needed at time of Registration

Forms needed at time of Registration

Students transferring from out of state, other districts in Florida, or who are foreign born, must adhere to the same admission and entrance requirements for registration.

All students are assigned to attend the school in the district where their parents/legal guardians reside, unless the child has received an assignment to another school through a Parent Choice Student Transfer, or through Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ School Choice & Parental Options. To find your neighborhood’s area schools, you may access, select Schools, Find your Neighborhood School. The Initial Entry Registration Procedures Handbook and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) have been linked for your convenience.

An informational bulletin prepared by the Florida Early Learning Coalition that addresses legislative changes for the 2016-2017 Florida Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) enrollment is linked for your review.


M-DCPS : 1450 NE 2nd Ave. : Miami, FL 33132 : Phone: (305) 995-1000 (For Non Technical Questions Only) 2010