All student registrations (both new and returning) must be completed through the district’s Central Registration Center.  Using the online pre-registration portal and providing the required documentation will help to expedite the student’s enrollment to school.  All registrations must be finalized at the Central Registration Center.  Please see the address, hours of operation, and contact information shown below to schedule a final registration appointment.

Dawson County Schools Central Registration Center
517 Allen Street
Dawsonville, GA  30534 

Hours of Operation:  M – F (8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
Contact:  Mrs. Lisa Miller
(706) 265 – 3246 Ext. 1035 

Appointments are recommended

2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR: 
Dawson County Residents:  Student Registration for NEW or PREVIOUSLY WITHDRAWN students in grades K-12, is now available for the 2018-2019 school year (8/2/2018-5/24/2019).  After submitting  your online registration, please call to schedule an appointment.

NOTE:  The link below is only for the current school year 2018-2019 and can not be used to submit for the 2019-2020 school year.  It is also only for grades Kindergarten through 12th grade, no Pre-K or Pre-School submissions will be accepted on this link.

Please click the link:  New Registration for 2018-2019, K-12

Pre-K Enrollment
: Pre-K registration for the 2018-2019 school year is CURRENTLY CLOSED. Please call the Pre-K Director, Lauren Stephenson at 706-216-5812 - x1912 to be placed on the waiting list. 

2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR:

Dawson County Residents: PRE-K Registration for 2019-2020 school year
Parents who have been contacted by Lauren Stephenson to complete registration for their upcoming Pre-K student, the link is now available for online registration.  Please show up on time and submit your child's online registration prior to your appointment.  If you need to reschedule, or are not able to submit your child's online registration, please contact Lauren Stephenson at 706-216-5812, x1912. 

New Registration for Pre-K is now open.
Please click the link:  
New Registration for PRE-K 2019-2020

For grades K-12, registration will be open to New and Previously Withdrawn, April 8th, after Spring Break.  Please call to schedule an appointment AFTER submitting online. Thank you


Non-Resident Students:  Parents/students who do not live in Dawson County and are applying for the first time to the Dawson County School System for the 2019-2020 school year, can submit their application from April 15 to May 10, 2019.  No applications will be accepted after May 10, 2019.  Please complete the Non-Resident Application.  Non-Resident K-5 Application 19-20.pdf

For more information on the process, please click here.  Non Resident Student Process 19-20.pdf


Dawson County offers Pre-K and Pre-School programs.  Please contact the Pre-K Director, Lauren Stephenson at 706-216-5812, x1912.  For more information, check out the link: 
GA Pre-K Program

Students entering a Georgia public school for the first time must be age five on or before September 1 to enter Kindergarten.  GADOE New-Student-Requirements

Required Documents for School Enrollment

  • Birth Certificate
    • Original for Pre-K, Kindergarten, & 1st Grade.
    • Certified copy for all other grades.
  • Georgia Immunization Form and Vision, Hearing, and Dental Certificates
    • These forms may be obtained from your pediatrician or the local Department of Public Health.  (*NOTE:  Immunization forms from other states must be transferred to Georgia forms.)
  • Proof of Residency
    • Proof of residency is required for all new enrollees, any change of address, and at each grade span (K, 6th, 8th, & 10th).  Click here for more information: Enrollment Residency Policy.pdf
  • Social Security Number
    • In accordance with Georgia law, a social security number will be requested for each enrolling student at the time of initial enrollment. Parents may choose not to provide a social security number by signing a written waiver.
  •  *Note:  Required documents may be uploaded in .pdf, .jpeg, or .tif formats.