New Student Enrollment

Contact Us

  • Student Assignment Department
    2465 Gillespie Street
    Fayetteville, NC 28306
    Phone: 910-678-2616

    Dr. Melody Chalmers McClain
    Associate Superintendent, Student Support Services

    Saundra McNeill
    Student Assignment Manager

  • Cumberland County School Enrollment Procedures

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    • All students who have passed the fifth anniversary of their birth on or before August 31 of the year in which they are presented for enrollment are entitled to attend school in the attendance area in which they are domiciled. All students under the age of 21 years who are domiciled in a school administrative unit who have not been removed from school for cause, or have not obtained a high school diploma are entitled to attend school in the attendance area in which they are domiciled.

     

    New Enrollment Steps:

     

    Step 1: Find your base school using the  "Find My School" tool on the Cumberland County Schools website: www.ccs.k12.nc.us.

     

    Step 2: Enroll online (Families who are unable to complete the online process should contact their base school’s data manager. A school representative will contact you by telephone to assist with completing the enrollment process). 

      1. Kindergarten Enrollment

    2. 1st - 12th grade Enrollment

     

    *Links to online enrollment can be found on the CCS webpage: www.ccs.k12.nc.us

     

    Step 3: Finalize enrollment with attendance district school.

     

    Once you’ve completed the form online, please wait for information from your child's district attendance school regarding the completion of the enrollment process. It may take 24-72 business hours to finalize this process.  To expedite your student’s enrollment, upload the documents listed below.  These documents are REQUIRED in order for your child to be enrolled in school.

     

     

    Kindergarten:

    *Current proof of residency in the attendance area of enrolling school

        -Current Utility Bill (electric/gas/water) – no more than 30 days old

    OR

        -Mortgage/Lease Agreement – no more than 60 days old

           If renting from a Rental Agent, the lease must be on letterhead

           If renting from an individual, the lease must be notarized with contact information of person renting property

           If living with an individual, the individual with whom you are residing must provide the proof of residency listed above and complete the CCS Residency Affidavit.

    Additionally, parent/court-appointed custodian must provide proof of residency in their name at the address provided.

     

    CCS school staff have the right to ask for a second form of “proof of residency”

    *Proof of Vacating Previous Address  (If moving within Cumberland County or a bordering NC county)

    *Proof of sale OR utility disconnect OR written verification from property manager 

    *Certified birth certificate

    *Parent/guardian photo identification

    *Record of Immunizations This documentation must be submitted no later than 30 days after the first day of attendance.

    *NC Health Assessment A health assessment is required for students who have never attended a North Carolina public school. This document must be submitted no later that 30 days after the first day of attendance.

    *Custody paperwork (if applicable)

     

    1st – 12th grades:

    *Current proof of residency in attendance area of enrolling school 

        -Current Utility Bill (electric/gas/water) – no more than 30 days old

    AND/OR**

    *Mortgage/Lease Agreement – no more than 60 days old

          If renting from a Rental Agent, the lease must be on letterhead

          If renting from an individual, the lease must be notarized with contact information of person renting property

          If living with an individual, the individual with whom you are residing must provide the proof of residency listed above and complete the CCS Residency Affidavit.

    Additionally, parent/court-appointed custodian must provide proof of residency in their name at the address provided.

     

    1st - 5th grade - CCS school staff have the right to ask for a second form of “proof of residency”

    *Proof of Vacating Previous Address  (If moving within Cumberland County or a bordering NC county)

            -Proof of sale OR utility disconnect OR written verification from property manager

    * NC Health Assessment  A health assessment is required for students who have never attended a North Carolina public school. This document must be submitted no later than 30 days after the first day of attendance.

    *Certified birth certificate

    *Record of Immunizations This documentation must be submitted no later than 30 days after the first day of attendance

    *Parent/guardian photo identification

    *Last report card, withdrawal documentation (1st - 8th grade) OR Official Transcripts (9th - 12th)

    *Any custody documents

     

    **Parents/Guardians enrolling 6th - 12th-grade students MUST PROVIDE TWO proofs of residency