Georgetown ISD

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Student Registration & Enrollment

Georgetown Independent School District accepts enrollment from all students within the district boundaries who meet age, residency, and health requirements. Below are the answers to frequently asked questions about registration and enrollment.

Where will my child attend school?

Students are required to attend school in the attendance zone of their primary residence. General information on GISD attendance zones is available on the GISD Attendance Zones page.  If you need further assistance determining which attendance zone you live in, please contact the GISD Transportation Department at 512-943-5126.

What documents will I need for registration?

When enrolling a student for the first time in GISD, you will need to complete the online application for enrollment.

You will also need to present the following documents to the school registrar to complete your enrollment:
  • Birth certificate
  • Social security card (optional, but helpful)
  • Driver's license or photo ID for parent/guardian registering student
  • Current immunization record  (Click here to review immunization requirements
  • Proof of residency in GISD (rental agreement, utility bill (gas, electric, water), property tax statement, signed purchase contract)
  • Withdrawal form from previous school district if transferring from a Texas school
  • Most recent report card and/or transcripts*
  • Additional required documentation if applying for pre-kindergarten based on qualifying criteria (see below)

* High school students will need transcripts showing all credits earned to assist in course placement.  Otherwise, class registration may be delayed until official transcripts are received from previous schools.

How do I enroll my child at GISD?

During the summer: Students who move into the district during the summer may register prior to the start of school in August.

During the school year: Students who move into the district during the school year must contact the registrar at the campus for an enrollment appointment. School phone numbers are listed on each school's profile page.

What are the requirements for kindergarten registration?

Children who live in GISD attendance zones and who will be 5 years old on or before September 1st are eligible for free, full-day kindergarten. Kindergarten enrollment is offered during the spring of the preceding year, during new student registration in August, or by appointment with the school registrar. 

What are the requirements for pre-kindergarten registration? 

Children who live in GISD attendance zones who will be 4 years old on or before September 1st and meet one of the following entrance criteria are eligible to attend pre-kindergarten at no cost:

  • Qualify for free or reduced lunch or currently receiving SNAP(food stamps)/TANF benefits

  • Homeless

  • Currently or previously in the DFPS foster-care system

  • Have on or both parents considered active duty military

  • Unable to speak or comprehend the English language

Details on documentation required for eligibility for each of these criteria can be found on the TEA website :