New students can now register


Parents of students who will be new to Coweta schools in the 2015-16 academic year can register their children throughout the summer.

Students who are new to Coweta schools and entering kindergarten through grade 12 may register Monday through Thursday, from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Coweta County School System Registration Center, said school system spokesman Dean Jackson.

The center is located at the rear of the school system’s Central Office at 167 Werz Industrial Drive in Newnan. The registration center may be reached at 770-254-5551.

Online pre-registration materials can be found on the school system’s website at

Parents should complete online pre-registration on the website before coming to the center. The online site will establish basic information for registering parents, and will explain necessary documents.

 Georgia law requires that students must be four-years-old by September 1 in order to enroll in Pre-Kindergarten classes and five-years-old by September 1 in order to enroll in kindergarten.

Jackson said students enrolled in a Coweta County School System pre-kindergarten class during the 2014-15 school year do not need to register again to enter kindergarten. Children who will by five-years-old before September 1 and who have not been registered for school before, however, must do so to begin kindergarten classes when the new school year starts on August 7.

Students must attend the school for which their home is districted. To find out what elementary school district serves an address, call the Coweta County School System Transportation Department at 770-254-2820.

To enroll a new student in school, parents will need to provide a number of items. A list of those items can be found be contacting the school system registration center.

Students transferring from another Georgia school should already have the certificates available from their previous school. Short-term waivers may be requested during registration to allow parents time to obtain the certificates, but students may be withdrawn if the certificates are not filed by the end of the waiver period, Jackson said.