Registration/Enrollment Information

The following instructions will guide you through the enrollment and registration process for your child. Remember to print your completed forms and bring them to the school.
These forms are PDF fillable forms. You may fill out the forms and print them using Adobe Reader but you cannot save a completed form onto your PC with Reader freeware.

New Student Enrollment (Students New to Shelby County Schools)

  • Enrolling a new student during the summer months?
    • Office Hours: Monday – Friday
    • 8:00 am – 11:00 am
    • 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    • Office will be closed from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Enrolling a New Student?

Please fill out these  forms:
Enrollment Forms  (English)
Enrollment Forms (Spanish)
Additionally, new students will have to complete Proof of Residence/Summer Registration forms. See Below.
Questions?  Contact Penny Houston, Registrar @ phone:682-7232
  • Enrolling parent or legal guardian must present a photo ID.
  • You will need to bring your child’s:
    • Proof of Age (i.e. birth certificate)
    • Valid Alabama Immunization Form (referred to as a “Blue Form”)
    • Proof of Residence - All students will be required to provide two of the following current residence verification documents prior to the start of the new school year
      • Recent Mortgage Statement
      • Property Deed – parent/legal guardian must reside full-time in the residence
      • Property Tax Record – most recent tax record should indicate this as your primary residence
      • Apartment Lease – at the minimum, the parent/legal guardian must be listed as an occupant
      • Recent Utilities – power, water or gas bill listed in the name of the parent/legal guardian with service address listed (disconnect notices will not be accepted)
    • Proof of Custody (if applicable, a copy of the court order must be supplied to the school)
    • Social Security Number (voluntary)
  • Fillable PDF enrollment documents
  • NOTE: There might be other forms for you to fill out at the school

Proof of Residence / Returning Student Registration (All Students)

2015-16 Registration Confirmation Proof of Residence (ALL STUDENTS)
July 28-30   Time: 8:00 a.m.  – 11:00 a.m.  & 1:00p.m.  – 3:00 p.m.
Bring your two proofs of residence and your child will receive a classroom placement letter.

  • Parent or legal guardian must bring a photo ID.
  • You will need to bring your child’s:
    • Two of the following current proofs of residence*: mortgage, lease, property tax records or a power, gas, or water utility bill with name and service address
    • Any applicable divorce decree or court-ordered custody documents (*Current proof of residence documents will be required again at the start of school.)
    • Registration Fillable PDF forms
    • NOTE: There might be other forms for you to fill out at the school

2015-16 School Supply lists -click here!

Enrollment and Registration Forms - Spanish version  
Cada escuela puede tener formularios adicionales para matricula. Comuníquese con la secretaria de la escuela para obtener más información.

Mt Laurel Elementary School
Penny Houston
Student Data Manager
Fax 205-682-7235

visit the Mt Laurel Elementary School website for important dates and information!

Disclosure of your child’s social security number (SSN) is voluntary. If you elect not to provide a SSN, a temporary identification number will be generated and utilized instead. Your child’s SSN is being requested for use in conjunction with enrollment in school as provided in Alabama Administrative Code §290-3-1-.02(2)(b)(2). It will be used as a means of identification in the statewide student management system.