Registration Information

Required Registration Forms

Following are the documents needed every year to enroll your child in the Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School District:

  • Online Registration for new and returning students.  Check the website school calendar for individual school registration dates.  Click here for more information.
  • Students who will be attending Starkville High School for the 2017-18 school year must complete course selection information online.  Contact Starkville High School for more information. 
  • Students who will be attending Armstrong Middle School for the 2017-18 school year should complete a course selection form.  Contact Armstrong Middle School for more information.  
  • Two Proofs of Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School District residency must be returned to the school your child is attending for the 2-17-18 school year or must uploaded online when you complete your child’s registration form.  All electronic documents must be legible.  Acceptable documents to support proof of residency include the following:
    • 1.  Filed Homestead Exemption Application Form
    • 2.  Mortgage Documents or Property Deed
    • 3.  Apartment or Home Lease
    • 4.  Utility Bill (only one will be accepted)
    • 5.  Driver’s License
    • 6.  Voter Precinct Identification
    • 7.  Automobile Registration
  • MS Form 121 for immunization record for new kindergarten students and/or new transfer students: Mississippi School Immunization Laws
  • Updated immunization form required for all students entering 7th Grade:
    • The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) will require the Tdap vaccination for all students entering 7th grade beginning with the coming school year.
    • Students entering 7th grade will not be allowed to attend school without providing an updated immunization record, referred to as a Form 121 Immunization document showing all required immunizations, including the Tdap vaccination.
    • The required Tdap vaccination and other recommended vaccinations are available at the Oktibbeha County Health Department located on Yeates Street.
    • Parents must provide an updated immunization record if their child is entering 7th grade. 
  • Certified Birth Certificate (New students ONLY)

Who May Attend SOCSD

Subject to the provision of the laws of the State of Mississippi, the Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School District shall provide a free, appropriate, public education to the following students:

  • Emancipated minor children who reside within the boundaries of the Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School District
  • Minor children who reside with one or both natural parents within the boundaries of the Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School District.
  • Minor children who reside with a court-appointed legal guardian within the boundaries of the Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School District, except those who reside with a legal guardian whose guardianship was established for the purpose of establishing residency for school district attendance purposes.
  • Minor children who reside with a guardian or someone who acts and/or functions as a parent or guardian, whether or not the same be a natural parent or legal guardian within the boundaries of the Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School  District. However, such minor children may not establish such an arrangement for the purpose of school district attendance.
  • Minor children who reside outside the boundaries of the Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School District, whose parent(s) or legal guardian(s) are employees of the Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School District and whose parent(s) or legal guardian(s) have chosen to enroll the minor child or children to the Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School District.
  • Minors who have been accepted by virtue of the inter-district transfer provisions of state law.

Age Requirements for SOCSD Students

The school district complies with age requirements for entry into kindergarten and grade 1 as follows:

Kindergarten:
A child must have attained his/her fifth birthday on or before September 1 of the current year.

Grade 1:
A child must have attained his/her sixth birthday on or before September 1 of the current year.

Exception:
Any child who transfers from an out-of-state school whose state law provides for an enrollment date subsequent to September 1 may be enrolled if specific provisions of Mississippi Code Section 37-15-9 are met.

Special Education, Developmentally Delayed Classes:
Students who are ruled eligible for Special Education Developmentally Delayed classes may be enrolled if they have attained their third birthday on or before December 1 of the current year.

Maximum age of attendance:
Individuals 21 years of age or older must have written permission of the board for attendance.

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