Welcome to Kindergarten!
Kindergarten registration is completed online through a service called SchoolMint. Google Chrome is the recommended web browser for SchoolMint. Parents may apply for placement at any of the Athens Academies regardless of school zone. There is an academy application option during the online registration process. Click here to learn more about academy enrollment policies and timelines. For questions regarding school zones, please contact Mr. Mike O'Rear at 256.771.7138.
Documents Required to Complete Registration:
- Parent/Guardian Picture ID
- Birth Certificate (or alternative documentation in absence of a birth certificate)
- Social Security Card (Optional) SS CARD MAY BE BROUGHT IN INSTEAD OF UPLOADED. If a student does not have an SSN, a temporary number shall be assigned as specified by the ALSDE.
- AL Immunization Blue Card- Upload a copy. MUST BRING ORIGINAL TO CENTRAL OFFICE OR SCHOOL FOR ENROLLMENT TO BE COMPLETE.
- Proof of Residence (Current utility bill, mortgage statement or rent lease agreement. When two families reside at the same address, a Landlord Letter may be submitted).
- Proof of Custody/Guardianship - Custody papers may be required if the student doesn't reside with both birth parents. Custody/Guardianship will be made through Judge's office. Board Policy stipulates neither Delegation of Parental Authority nor Power of Attorney will be accepted as a document for the student's legal custody. A signed Notary will not be used as a valid document for enrollment.
- Last Report Card
K-8th grade- Last Report Card
9-12th grade- Unofficial Transcript
How to Upload Forms:
- Scan or take a clear photo of each document in a well-lit area. Make sure that all four corners of the page are visible in the image.
- Download (free) SchoolMint app for Android or IOS device. This will allow you to take photos of the forms and upload them directly.
- Once you have successfully uploaded forms AND CLICK SUBMIT, you will be notified by email or text message stating “Registration Completed."
- You will receive a “Registration Verified” notification once our staff has reviewed your documents and verified your address and school zone.
Choose the correct registration pathway for your family (A or B):
First enroll in your zoned school. Then, if you want to apply to a different academy, please choose "lottery school".