School Registration Prep
Inbound DoD members must visit the Registrar’s Office to complete the school registration process. Before you go, print and complete the registration forms for the DoDEA High School, the Middle School, and/or the Elementary School.
Other Required Documents
- PCS Orders with family members names listed
- Children’s birth certificates [kindergarten & 1st grade only]
- Children’s passports [high school students only]
- Immunization records [Current flu shot]
- Copy of previous school records
- Copy of standardized test scores
- DoDEA-620 Student Registration Form
- F4 ESL Forms
- DoDEA-700 & 700A Consent Form
- DoDEA Form 1002 Request for Student School Records
- DoDEA 2942.0-M-F1 Student Health Form
- School Transportation Form
- Copy of Individual Education Plan (IEP) & 504 Plan
- Sports physical for athletic activities (6th-12th only)
Want to submit forms early?
Your DoDEA school may accept registration packet(s) prior to arriving to your installation. DO NOT send passport/birth certificates over email. Parents must hand carry orders, birth certificates, and other applicable documents into school registrar office. More information click here.
Sure Start is a full day preschool program that serves military children and families living overseas. For more informationclick here.
School Liaison Office (SLO)
Be sure to reach out to the School Liaison Office (SLO) at your new destiantion. If you need assistance finding contact information, reach out to our local SLOs prior to departure.
School Liaisons can help with:
- School Enrollment Assistance: Connect with your School Liaison before and after you move.
- Link between Schools, Families, & Command: School Liaisons are subject matter resource experts for grades K-12 and can help address educational issues and needs.
- Homeschool Support: School Liaisons provide homeschooled families with information regarding federal and local policies along with educational opportunities.
- Local School Support: School Liaisons help families navigate the local school system.
School Liaisons can also provide families with educational resources such as:
- EFMP and developmental intervention resources
- Child & Youth Behavioral Program led by MFLCs
- Elementary and Adolescent Support Counselors
There may be a homeschooling group led by military spouses. These groups often offer local resources, support, meet ups, and more. Contact the School Liaison for more information.
- National Home Education Research Institute
- Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)
- Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission
- Home School Association for Military Families
- DoDEA Virtual High School Home U.S. Department of Education
- Free Online Tutoring for Military Students
- STOMP Specialized Training of Military Parents