Student Registration

New Student Intake/Registration Sign Up Form

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Welcome to Wakefield Forest Elementary School!

We're excited to welcome our newest Wolves!

To join us, first determine if your student lives in the Wakefield Forest ES boundary by viewing the FCPS boundary locator. 

If your student does live in the Wakefield Forest ES boundary, please fill out our new student registration signup/intake form below. This form will be submitted to Sue Holmes, our school Student Information Assistant, who will be able to assist you with the new student registration process.

Please submit this new student registration intake form in English.

Please enter the day, month, and year the student was born.
A student who is being registered for kindergarten must be at least five years old by September 30 of the year they will be starting kindergarten.
Please list the student’s last school attended. Please also included the city and state of the previous school. For rising kindergarteners, please include the preschool attended (if the student attended preschool).
Please share any additional information that you would like our school Student Information Assistant to know.
Note: Submitting this form does not register the student. Submitting this form begins the new student registration process with the school. Our school Student Information Assistant will contact you with the next steps to get your new student enrolled quickly and efficiently.

New Student Registration Forms

As you go through the registration process, our school Student Information Assistant is available and ready to help answer your questions and assist you.

    Kindergarten Forms

    Visit the FCPS kindergarten registration page to learn more. This page has videos as well as the five-step process for enrolling a new student.

    First through Sixth Grade Forms

    Visit the FCPS registration page to learn more. This page has videos as well as the five-step process for enrolling a new student.

    Completing the Process at the School

    When you are ready to come to the school to complete your registration paperwork, contact Sue Holmes, our Student Information Assistant, by email at [email protected] or 703-503-2300 to set up an appointment. You will be informed of all other documents that you'll need to present at your visit. These include:

    • Original birth certificate: If a birth certificate is not available, the FCPS affidavit with substantiating documentation is required.     
      • Affidavit forms may be obtained at the school.  
    • Proof of residency: A current mortgage statement, a current, fully-executed lease (signed by both the landlord/management company and tenant), or deed/closing documents to the home is required. If you are sharing a residence, you must complete and have notarized two FCPS residency affidavit forms and provide the necessary documentation at registration.
      • Affidavit forms may be obtained at the school.  
    • Parent Photo ID: Only a parent who is named on the child's birth certificate is eligible to enroll the student. The parent will be required to present government-issued photo identification.

    Additional Resources

    Registering a Student Whose Home Language Is Other Than or In Addition to English

    Student families wishing to register a student with a home language other than or in addition to English should please contact the FCPS Student Registration Welcome Center. Here professionals may assess your student's English language skill and/or educational level. These assessments can provide valuable information to the local school and support your child's instructional needs.  

    Special Registration Situations

    Special registration situations can include nonparent registrations, situations involving divorced or separated parents, homelessness, foster care, and foreign exchange students.

    Military Family Registration

    FCPS welcomes responsive and collaborative communication and partnerships with the parents and families of our students.