Enrollment Requirements

Enrollment requirements include the following:

Age
Students entering kindergarten or first grade must be five or six years old respectively on or before September 1st of the year they are starting school.

Birth Certificate
A copy of the student’s birth certificate must be provided for school files.

Social Security Number
A copy of the student’s social security card must be provided for school files.

Name Verification
In cases of adoption or name change, a copy of any relevant legal documents must be provided for school files. In cases of custody, foster or other guardianship agreements, a copy of legal documents must be provided for school files.

Medical Records
A current physical exam report must be provided for school files.

Immunization Certificate
A copy of the scholar’s immunization certificate (official Florida form) must be provided for school files. Florida law requires that students enrolled in Florida schools have a Florida Certificate of Immunization (blue form) showing the child is current on required immunizations.  

Parents must supply the school with this certification before a child is allowed to enter school.  

The certificate is available at the Escambia County Health Department or from your family doctor.  

It must be completed by the Escambia County Health Department or a certified Florida physician.

It is necessary for all children advancing to the 7th-grade to submit a Florida Certificate of Immunization demonstrating they have received required immunizations.

Physical
All new students who were not previously enrolled in a Florida school must have a physical within a year of enrolling at Dixon School of the Arts and Sciences.  The State of Florida’s Student Health Examination Form (supplied by your physician) must be submitted for all new students.

Testing
Testing may be required to determine placement.

For more information, an application or to request a guided tour please call the school at 850-435-0511 or email our Executive Director [email protected].