St. Tammany schools set 2015-16 registration schedule _lowres

Advocate photo by VERONICA DOMINACH -- Michael Cering raises his hand on the first day of school in 2014 at Abney Elementary School in Slidell. School registration begins July 29 in St. Tammany Parish public schools and school begins Aug. 7.

Registration for prekindergarten through 12th-grade students entering the St. Tammany Parish public school system for the first time for the 2015-16 school year will take place in person at the school the child will attend.

Each school will have a specific registration date and time as indicated in the following list. The hours of registration will be from 9 a.m. until noon on the dates listed below:

Wednesday, July 29: Abita Springs Elementary, Abney Early Childhood Center, Abney Elementary, Bayou Lacombe Middle, Bonne Ecole Elementary, Boyet Junior High, Covington Elementary, Covington High, Cypress Cove Elementary, Florida Avenue Elementary, Fontainebleau Junior High, Lake Harbor Middle, Lakeshore High, Lee Road Junior High, Little Oak Middle, Lyon Elementary, Madisonville Elementary, Magnolia Trace Elementary, Mandeville High, Mandeville Junior High, Mandeville Middle, Marigny Elementary, Mayfield Elementary, Monteleone Junior High, Northshore High (first registration), Pine View Middle, Pontchartrain Elementary, Riverside Elementary, Salmen High (first registration), Slidell High (first registration) , Slidell Junior High, Tchefuncte Middle, Whispering Forest Elementary and Woodlake Elementary

Thursday, July 30: Abita Springs Middle, Alton Elementary, Carolyn Park Middle, Chahta-Ima Elementary, Creekside Junior High, Fifth Ward Junior High, Folsom Elementary, Folsom Junior High, Fontainebleau High, Honey Island Elementary, Lancaster Elementary, Little Pearl Elementary, Madisonville Junior High, Mandeville Elementary, Northshore High (second registration), Pearl River High, Pitcher Junior High, Salmen High (second registration), Slidell High (second registration) and St. Tammany Junior High

Friday, July 31: Bayou Woods Elementary, Brock Elementary, Clearwood Junior High and Sixth Ward Elementary.

Documents needed for registration are a state-certified birth certificate, immunization records, a Social Security card and proof of residency. To establish proof of residency, three of the following documents are needed, listing the name of a parent or guardian and the street address: a current utility bill; a property tax bill listing homestead exemption or a signed real estate lease agreement from a real estate office, apartment complex or mobile home property, not from an individual; a paycheck stub; car insurance declarations page; vehicle registration; bank statement; voter registration card; state/federal support services; current year W-2 form; most recent federal or state income tax return; or a cable or satellite bill dated within the last 30 days.

Other documents may be required at the time of registration, including custody papers, report card/records from last school or income verification for pre-K students.

Parents or guardians who do not have these documents may contact the Covington Annex at (985) 898-3370 or the Slidell Annex at (985) 646-4917 for assistance.

To enroll in the St. Tammany Parish public school pre-K program at no family cost, a child must be 4 years old before Oct. 1 and eligible for free or reduced-price lunch.

For more information, please call the St. Tammany Parish Early Childhood Office at (985) 898-3306.