Frequently Asked Questions
When is the first day of school for the 2016-2017 year?
August 10. 2016, click here to view the 2016 - 2017 Calendar
What school will my child attend?
To determine which school a child will attend, click her to view Attendance Zones
Can my child attend a school other than their "assigned" school?
Yes, however these choices are limited. Click here to view Controlled Open Enrollment Choice Plan
What information do I need to register my child for school?
Students attending a Highlands County Public School for the first time will need to bring the following to his/her assigned school when registering:
* Students enrolling in kindergarten must be age 5 or older on or before September 1st
What shots does my child need to register in a Highlands County Public School?
Keeping students in Highlands County Public Schools sage from infectious diseases is very important. Before entering a school, students must have the proper immunizations. for further information, call the Highlands County Health Department at 863-382-7204. To attend a Highlands County Public School, here is what a student needs:
PHYSICAL EXAMINATION: Students must have proof of a medical examination within the last 12 months.
IMMUNIZATION FORMS: All immunizations must be documents on an original Florida Department of Health Form 680
(Florida Certificate of Immunization).
What are the hours of a child's school?
School hours vary. To determine the specific hours of operation, parents are urged to view the school website (links on left menu) or call the front office of their child's school.