Parents can register children early for kindergarten


Parents with children entering kindergarten for the 2011-2012 school year can register their students at the Welcome Center from through April 1. Georgia law requires students to be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2011 to be eligible for kindergarten.

Early registration is encouraged to avoid long wait times. The Welcome Center is open 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday with extended hours every Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The center is located at 205 LaFayette Avenue in Fayetteville.

Visit, the Fayette County Public School System’s website, for additional registration information. Click the “student registration” link on the right-hand side and then select “kindergarten registration.” Parents can also contact the center by calling 770-460-3990, ext. 362.