2023-2024 PreK Registration Scheduled for February 7, 8 & 9 at Sudduth & West Elementary Schools

Mark your calendars! Registration for the Starkville Oktibbeha School District  PreK program at Sudduth and West Elementary Schools is scheduled for February 7, 8 & 9 from 9 am until 1 pm each day. Sudduth will host PreK registration in the gym, and West parents may visit the office to register.

To be eligible to register for the District’s PreK program, students must be four years old on or before September 1, 2023. 

Students who demonstrate a need for a preschool program are placed in the program first.  Remaining slots are filled on a first come, first served basis. 

How to Register

1.  Complete online registration form

Check back on February 7-9 to access links to Sudduth and West Elementary registration forms.

2. Return required registration documents to Sudduth Elementary School or West Elementary School on February 7, 8 or 9 from 9 am until 1 pm.  Parents must complete an online registration form, turn in all documents in person, and sign up for a screening time during the registration days.  Registration does not guarantee placement in the Starkville Oktibbeha School District's PreK program.  Sudduth Elementary School will host registration in-person in the gym.  West Elementary School will host registration in-person in the school's front office. 

Required registration documents for pre-k registration include child’s certified birth certificate (no receipts accepted), child’s updated immunization record (Mississippi Immunization 121 Form), and two current proofs of Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School District residency.  Proofs of residency must have the same address on it as the one listed on the registration.  You may be asked to present additional proofs of residency 30 days prior to the start of school. 

Parents/guardians must provide the Starkville Oktibbeha School District with a minimum of one document from each group as verification of address.

Group 1

Mortgage Statement (within last 12 months)
Property Tax Bill
Filed Homestead Exemption Application
Apartment or Home Lease
Filed Property or Warranty Deed

Group 2

Driver's License or State Issued Identification Card
Certified copy of filed petition for guardianship/final guardianship decree
Utility Bill (within last 60 days, only one accepted)

  • Water Bill
  • Electric Bill
  • Gas Bill
  • Cable Bill
  • Garbage Bill

If utilities are included in the Apartment or Home Lease, please use one of the following documents for the second proof of residency:

  • Doctor, dentist or hospital bill (mailed to address)
  • Credit card statement
  • Insurance policy (Health)
  • State or federal benefit check
  • Salary check stub
  • Government mailing (Social Security or Medicaid Determination letter, IRS, etc.)
  • Bank Statement
  • Driver’s License or State Issued Identification Card

AUTOMOBILE REGISTRATION AND VOTER PRECINCT IDENTIFICATION ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE PROOFS OF RESIDENCY.  

PreK Screening

During in-person registration, parents will sign up for a time-slot to conduct their child's PreK screening. Students will be screened at either Sudduth Elementary or West Elementary.  Parents or guardians will bring their children to the school and wait while teachers assess their child.  Students who have an Individualized Education Program (IEP) and are eligible for special education services can attend our PreK program.

Registration for PreK closes Thursday, Februrary 9, at 1 pm.  Registering does not guarantee placement in the District’s PreK program.

 

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