ALL students are required to register for the 2013-2014 school year. Registration will be held at each school between July 22, 2013, and August 2, 2013 (contact your child’s school for specific times).
Two proofs of your current residency must be provided for every student.
ALL students entering Mississippi schools for the first time must also provide a certified copy of the student’s birth certificate & a current Form 121-Certificate of Immunization Compliance.
All entering 7th graders must also provide a current Form 121 - Certificate of Immunization Compliance verifying they have received a recent Tdap (Tetanus, Diptheria,Pertussis) vaccination at age seven or later.
Visit: http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/14.12213.71.303.html for further infomation concerning the Tdap vaccine.
IT IS VITAL THAT YOU KEEP ALL CONTACT INFORMATION UP-TO-DATE WITH YOUR CHILD’S SCHOOL.
If your phone number(s) or address changes during the school year, please complete a Change of Address form at your child’s school as soon as possible.
Harrison County School District offers three types of alternative education:
Harrison Central Elementary site: Kindergarten through 3rd grade
Orange Grove Elementary site: 4th through 6th grade
7th through 12th grade
The alternative school and behavior modification offer an alternative to expulsion and provide a curriculum, which includes conflict resolution and drug education. Students enrolled in behavior modification or the alternative school can successfully complete the program in six to nine weeks (30 to 45 days). The alternative school & behavior modification receive students by one of four methods:
District disciplinary committee vote
IEP by the Director of Special Education
Direct referral by the Superintendent
The Harrison County School District’s GED program serves students who meet the criteria set forth by the Mississippi Department of Education. GED classes are held in two locations:
D’Iberville High School
Harrison Central High School
To be eligible for the GED program, students must:
1) Be at least 16 years of age
2) Be at least one grade level behind his/her 9th grade cohort OR must have acquired less than four Carnegie units
3) Have taken every opportunity to participate in course work leading to a regular diploma
4) Be certified to participate in the program by the district superintendent
For more information, contact your school counselor.