are enrolling your child into the Shelby County Schools
school district for the first time the
Enrollment/Registration packet will be a combination of
the required State enrollment forms, required district
forms and local school forms.
The Registration forms provide the local school with residence
verification and other needed information. All forms are
available online or in print.
If you have additional questions about
the enrollment process you may contact Student Services Department or the
individual school Principal or Counselor.
Please click on the link below then using the side
navigation to select the school in which you wish to
enroll/register your child. By selecting the appropriate
school, you will be forwarded to a web page that
includes important information, dates and documents
specific to the school selected.
Enrollment and Registration Forms
Documents Needed for Student Enrollment
Documentos Necesarios Para La Inscripción De Estudiantes
Student Services Department
Due to concerns with COVID-19 and understanding that parents have varying opinions about their children attending school at this time for in-person instruction, Shelby County Schools is providing the following learning options for the 20-21 SY for students who currently reside in one of the seven communities zoned for the Shelby County School District:
Traditional- On Campus Learning- Students will report to the school campus daily.
- Remote- At-home Learning- Students will participate in all courses through a virtual format.
In order for a student to be enrolled in the Shelby County School District, and participate in one of the learning options, based on School Board Policy 6.1.2, the student must attend school in the zone in which they reside with a parent or legal guardian. Custody awarded through the court is a requirement for school enrollment. Students are not permitted to be a remote learner and reside outside of the Shelby County School District.
You may view the current bus routes by using the link below. If you have a question regarding your specific residence and which school zone you are in, you may call Brent Copes at 205-682-7132.
View Bus Route Stops
To enroll in Kindergarten, a child must be 5 years of age on or before Sept. 2 of the enrolling school year.
To enroll in First Grade, a child must be 6 years of age on or before
December 31 of the enrolling school year (Alabama Code 16-28-4). Any questions regarding this state law can be directed to the Instructional Department,
Elementary Coordinator at 205-682-7055.
Each student wishing to enroll into the Shelby County School System
must present a certificate of immunization or a medical or religious
Students who have previously been enrolled in school must provide proof
of withdrawal from that school. Students transferring into the Shelby
County School System must be in good standing with their prior school.
Shelby County Schools will honor all behavior dispositions a student may
have with a previously enrolled school. Shelby County Schools will
follow all Alabama High School Athletic Association rules and regulations regarding
If the student needs special services, the parent should notify the
school counselor. These may include Gifted Education, an Accommodation
Plan, a 504 Plan, English Language Learner services, or Special Education