FORESTVILLE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
All children between the ages of five and twenty-one, who have not yet graduated from high school and who are residents of the Forestville Central School District, have a right to attend the schools within the District. Children may begin Kindergarten in September provided that they will turn five on or before December 1st. The District requests the documents listed below when determining whether your child is eligible to attend school within the Forestville Central School District.
To register your child in Forestville Central School, please visit the elementary or middle/high school during regular school hours 8 am – 3 pm. You may pick up our student registration packet at the offices or download them off of our website. Please bring the following documents with you: Proof of residency, birth certificate, immunizations records, custody papers, and report card.
Documentation to establish residency
Primary consideration will be given to the following documentation:
- Signed residential lease agreement for property within the District
- Home mortgage document or other proof of ownership of residential property within the district
- Sworn and notarized statement from a landlord or property owner
If you are unable to obtain the documentation listed above, the District will consider the following documents:
- Utility bill (gas, electric, telephone, cable/satellite television)
- Membership document for organization requiring residency
- Evidence of custody (e.g. court order, guardianship papers, etc.)
- Government issued document
- Furniture rental statement
Documentation to establish age
- Certified birth certificate
- Certified baptism records
If neither a certified birth certificate nor baptism record is available, the District will consider the following as evidence of a child’s age:
- Official driver’s license
- State or other government issued ID
- School photo ID with date of birth
- Consulate ID
- Hospital or Health records
- Records from non-profit international aid agencies and voluntary agencies
- Military dependent ID card
- Native American tribal document
The District reserves the right to require verification of any documentation provided. Enrollment will not be delayed during the verification process.
The Forestville Central School District does not discriminate in its employment and admission to programs and activities as applicable, on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, economic status, marital status, veterans' status, political affiliation, domestic victim status, use of a guide dog, hearing dog or service dog, disability, or other classifications protected under federal or state law, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The designated district compliance officers will coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements of Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act, and the New York State Human Rights Law.
The Forestville Central School District Compliance Officers are: Superintendent, 12 Water Street, Forestville, NY 14062 (716) 965-6539 MS/HS Principal, 4 Academy Street, Forestville, NY 14062 (716) 965-2711 Elem Principal, 12 Water Street, Forestville, NY 14062 (716) 965-2742 Complaints may also be filed with the Office for Civil Rights, New York Office, U.S. Department of Education, 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2500, phone (646) 428-3800, fax (646)428-3843, email: OCR.NewYork@ed.gov.