Children who are 5 years old by September 30 are required to start kindergarten in the fall. Registration typically kicks off in March!
What You MAY Need to Have
Registration forms (available at the school)
Valid parent/guardian photo IDs
Social Security cards
Virginia Physical with required immunizations
Three proof of residency documents:
signed lease agreement
current mortgage statement
current water/gas/electric bill
current property tax bill
Your child must have a birth certificate to attend school
You can only request a birth certificate for yourself or an immediate family member; under special circumstances, you may request a certificate for someone else.
There are 3 ways to order a certified birth certificate:
Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Customer Service.
Danville’s location is: 126 Sandy Ct., Ste. C, Danville, VA.
Cost is $14.00. This is the quickest option
Online or by Phone
Visit www.vdh.gov/vital-records/ to order a certified birth certificate through VitalCheck or call 877.572.6333 (press option 1) to place your request.
Cost is $20.00. Expedited delivery charges may apply based on your selection.
Mail a completed Application for Certification of a Vital record to the address below with a copy of valid identification.
Cost is $12.00 and will only be accepted in the form of check or money order.
Pittsylvania-Danville Health District | 326 Taylor Drive Danville, VA 24541, 434.766.9828 | 200 H.G. McGee Drive Chatham, VA 24531, 434.432.7232
Your child must have proof of immunizations to attend school
Before your child is allowed to attend school, you must provide proof of all required immunizations. It is a good idea to complete your child’s immunizations well before the first day of kindergarten. Contact your child’s physician and ask for his/her records today.
Do you need medical insurance?
Call 1-855-242-8282 or visit www.famis.org to enroll in Family Access to Medical Insurance Security (FAMIS), a program that helps families provide health insurance for their children.
To register, go to the school your child will attend!
Danville Public Schools: 434.799.6400 Pittsylvania County Schools: 434.432.2761