Back To School Basics

Registration for students entering Fayette County Public Schools for the first time is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekdays from July 23 through Aug. 15 (the first day of school).

Countdown to Kindergarten
“Countdown to Kindergarten” activities are going on all summer in Fayette County. All children who have registered for Kindergarten will receive a coupon in the mail that can be traded for a t-shirt at any Fayette County public library. Attend “Countdown to Kindergarten” Pool Day at Southland, Tates Creek, Woodland and Castlewood pools and special events at the Explorium on Saturday, Aug. 4.

Medical Requirements

All students must have a valid Kentucky immunization certificate. For a list of required immunizations, call 381-4130 or visit

Medical Examinations
Every student, including transfers, must have a medical exam within one year of entering school. All incoming sixth-graders must have another physical within one year of school’s start.

Eye Exam
All children, ages 3-6, entering school for the first time must have an exam by an optometrist or ophthalmologist no later than Jan. 1.