Requirements

Requirements

Eligibility for Attendance Regulations

The following regulations have been developed in order to regulate student enrollment within the Hicksville Public Schools and to provide a mechanism to ensure that the district’s educational programs and resources are provided to only those students who are legally entitled to benefit from them.


Kindergarten

In order to be admitted to kindergarten in September, a child must be 5 years of age on or before December 1 of the school year in which the child enters kindergarten. Registration for children who expect to enter kindergarten in September will be held in the preceding spring.


New and Transfer Students

All students new to the district or resident children transferring to the public schools may register at any time during the school year. Parents must contact the registration office to make an appointment to register their children for school. The office is located in the Administration Building at 200 Division Ave.

All registrants for public school or Hicksville residents requesting transportation to private/parochial school must provide:

• Proof of Residence i.e., house deed, duly executed lease agreement, real estate closing statement, Nassau County tax bill, homeowner’s insurance bill, electric bill, water bill, mortgage statement, notarized affidavit from the landlord, and

• Proof of Birth i.e., birth certificate, passport, baptismal certificate, satisfactory proof that none of the above exist, along with other documentation acceptable to the superintendent and

• Proof of Parental Relationship i.e., birth certificate indicating parents’ name(s) along with parents’ photo ID; baptismal certificate indicating parents’ name(s) along with parents’ photo ID; duly executed court documents indicating legal guardianship, along with legal guardian’s photo ID; duly executed adoption documents along with adoptive parents’ photo ID; duly executed court custody documents along with custodian’s photo ID; notarized affidavit from nonresident custodial parent indicating permission to allow the child to reside with noncustodial parent/ guardian who is a legal resident of the Hicksville Public Schools. Noncustodial parents must also complete an affidavit, along with a notarized affidavit from a nonresident custodial parent or legal guardian, indicating permission to allow the child to reside with the person in the custodial relationship who is a legal resident of the Hicksville Public School District. The person in the custodial relationship must also complete an affidavit and present both affidavits at the time of registration, a notarized affidavit of emancipation and proof of immunization.