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Registration for Pre-K through 12th grade students entering the St. Tammany Parish Public School System for the first time during the 2016-2017 school year will take place in person at the school the child will attend.

Pre-K Enrollment and Registration

To find the school your child will attend, view the school attendance boundary maps, contact the Covington Annex at 985.898.3370 or the Slidell Annex at 985.646.4917 or go to the Bus Transportation webpage and type in the address (without the city and state).

Frequently Asked Questions

Documents to Bring to Registration

If you do not have these documents, please contact the Covington Annex at 985.898.3370 or the Slidell Annex at 985.646.4917 for assistance.

  1. State Certified Birth Certificate
  2. Immunization (Shot) Records
  3. Social Security Card
  4. Proof of Residency

Provide 3 of the documents listed below (must be most current available and list name of parent/guardian and street address).

At least 1 document must be from this list
Other documents may be selected from this list
  • a current utility bill dated within the last 30 days (electric, natural gas, water or propane/butane)

and/ or

  • a property tax bill listing homestead exemption


  • a signed real estate lease agreement from a real estate office, apartment complex or mobile home property, not from an individual
  • paycheck stub
  • car insurance declarations page
  • vehicle registration
  • bank statement
  • voter registration card
  • state/federal support services
  • current year W-2 form
  • most recent federal or state income tax return
  • cable or satellite bill dated within the last 30 days

Other documents may be required at the time of registration including custody papers, report card/records from last school, or income verification for Pre-K students.

Registering Pre-Kindergarten Students

To enroll in the Public School Pre -K Program at no family cost, a child must be four years old before October 1, meet income requirements and and reside within the attendance area served by the school.

In addition to the other documents required for registration, Pre-Kindergarten applicants must provide income verification using at least one of the following documents: Food Stamp Card, TANF eligibility, McKinney-Vento eligibility, or two most recent pay stubs for each working adult supporting the family.

Families who do not meet income eligibility may be charged monthly tuition based on a sliding scale.

For specific information about student eligibility, placement or the screening process call the St. Tammany Parish Pre-Kindergarten Office at 898-3306.

Find out more about how to sign up for Pre-K.

Registering Kindergarten and First Grade Students
Children must be five years old before October 1 to be eligible for kindergarten and must be six years old before October 1 to be eligible for first grade.
To enroll in first grade a student must have proof of attendance at a full-day public or private kindergarten for a full academic year or have passed academic readiness screening at the time of enrollment at the school the child will attend..

For additional information about registration and school attendance boundaries contact the Child Welfare and Attendance offices at the following locations:

Covington Annex
406 East Boston Street in Covington

Slidell Annex
980 Ninth Street in Slidell


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