What you'll need to register your child
To register your child for school in the
City School District of Albany, you will need to bring proper
identification with you to the Central Registration Office, located
at 75 Watervliet Ave. Central Registration is open from 8:30 a.m.
until 4 p.m. and can be reached at 475-6125.
in person, register your child. Before
registering, New York State education law requires that the following
documents be presented. Registration will not be permitted unless
these documents are submitted.
1) Documentation of birth -- one of the
following (copies will not be accepted)
2) Parent/guardian photo
identification is required
3) Proof of address (2 different items required in one
Must include the name and
address of parent or guardian and must be dated within 30 days
prior to registration date.
Examples of acceptable proofs of
address include the following items:
Cell phone or telephone bill (welcome letter from
phone company is acceptable)
Utility bill (electric, gas)
Satellite/cable television bill or installation
Furniture rental statement (e.g. Aaron’s,
Auto insurance ID card
Original lease agreement (Acceptable
only from apartment complex or a real estate company)
NYS driver’s license issued within the last 30
days or change of address sticker on reverse side
Payroll check (dated within the last two
Social security statements
Post office change of address
Tax bills (water, property or school)
Any proof older than 30 days
4) Official immunization
record signed by a physician or clinic staff
5) Custody papers, if
applicable (court order of custody or stamped petition is acceptable)
If the student is not the biological child,
documentation must be presented which proves a permanent and total
transfer of custody and control has been achieved
Notarized letters for
custody are unacceptable.
6) Report card or
transcript for all new students entering middle school and high school.
Office of Central Registration