· Proof of residence – a document (i.e. utility bill, closing statement, apartment contract, etc.) that shows the same name and address that is on your child’s registration form.
PLEASE NOTE: If you live with a relative and/or friend, it is necessary that you have a notarized letter from the homeowner stating your family lives with this person and proof of residence from them.
· Shot Record – must complete for school entry and on a Florida Department of Health “Florida Certification of Immunization” form. Sawgrass Bay Elementary must have on file the original “blue” form.
· Record of Physical Exam – Completed within twelve (12) months prior to the child’s first day of school. It must have a DATE and a SIGNATURE from a doctor or physician assistant. A nurse or office staff’s signature is NOT acceptable.
1. Evidence of date of birth must be presented prior to school entry, (s. 1003.21(4), F.S.).
a) Presentation of a certificate of birth is the preferred evidence of date of birth.
b) If the birth certificate is not available, the next obtainable evidence, in order listed below, will be accepted:
(1) A duly attested transcript of the child’s birth record filed, according to the law, with a public officer charged with the duty of recording births; or
(2) A duly attested transcript of a certificate of baptism showing the date of birth and place of baptism of the child, accompanied by an affidavit sworn to by the parent; or
(3) An insurance policy on the child’s life which has been in force for at least two years; or
(4) A bona fide contemporary religious record of the child’s birth accompanied by an affidavit sworn to by the parent; or
(5) A passport or certificate of arrival in the
(6) A transcript of record of age shown in the child’s school record of at least four years prior to application, stating date of birth; or
c) If none of the evidences in a) through b)(6) can be produced, an affidavit of age sworn to by the parent and accompanied by a certificate of age signed by a public health officer or by a public school physician will be accepted.
d) If the documents in a) through c) cannot be produced, then a certificate of age, provided by a licensed practicing physician designated by the School Board, will be accepted. The certificate shall state that the health officer or physician has examined the child and believes that the age as stated in the affidavit is substantially correct.
e) Homeless children and youth, as defined in s. 1003.02, F.S., shall be given a temporary exemption from this section.