Back to School Basics: FCPS Registration & Medical Requirements

First-time students may register for Fayette County Public Schools during the remaining registration windows, weekdays through Wednesday, Aug. 10 (the first day of school.) Windows are open 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Parents can register at their child’s assigned school. To find a school district, visit

Required documents for registration are: child’s birth certificate (or alternate proof of identity listed at, two proofs of residence such as property deed or current lease agreement and utility bill or tax receipt, current immunization certificate, proof of health exam, or any court documents applicable to the child.

Proof of dental and eye exams are due by Jan. 1.


Orientation Schedule
Start times and specific activities are up to each school. Call your location or check the school’s website for details:

Middle Schools: Tuesday, Aug. 2

High Schools: Wednesday, Aug. 3

Elementary Schools: Thursday, Aug. 4


2016 Medical Requirements
All students must have a current Kentucky immunization certificate. For a list of required immunizations, call 381-4130 or visit

Medical Examinations
All students must have a medical exam done within one year before entering school or 30 days after entering school.

Eye Exam
Children entering school for the first time must have a Kentucky eye examination done by a licensed opthalmologist or optometrist no later than Jan. 1.

Dental Exam
A Kentucky dental exam by a licensed dentist or dental hygienist is required for all 5- or 6-year-olds enrolled in public school, due by Jan. 1.