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Grades Pre K-12 Registration
Registration for students entering STPPS for the first time in grades Pre K-12 will be held at the school the student will attend.

To find the school your child will attend, view the school attendance boundary maps, contact the Covington Attendance Office at 985-898-3370 or the Slidell Attendance Office at 985-646-4917 or go to the Bus Transportation webpage and type in the address (without the city and state).

Frequently Asked Questions

Documents to Bring to Registration

If you do not have these documents, please contact the Covington Attendance Office at 985-898-3370 or the Slidell Attendance Office at 985-646-4917 for assistance.

  1. State Certified Birth Certificate
  2. Immunization (Shot) Records
  3. Social Security Card
  4. Proof of Residency

Provide 3 of the documents listed below (must be most current available and list name of parent/guardian and street address).

At least 1 document must be from this list
Other documents may be selected from this list
  • a current utility bill dated within the last 30 days (electric, natural gas, water or propane/butane)

and/ or

  • a property tax bill listing homestead exemption


  • a signed real estate lease agreement from a real estate office, apartment complex or mobile home property, not from an individual
  • paycheck stub
  • car insurance declarations page
  • vehicle registration
  • bank statement
  • voter registration card
  • state/federal support services
  • current year W-2 form
  • most recent federal or state income tax return
  • cable or satellite bill dated within the last 30 days

Other documents may be required at the time of registration including custody papers, report card/records from last school, or income verification for Pre-K students.

Registering Pre-Kindergarten Students

How to Apply

To qualify for a regular education Pre-Kindergarten class, a child must be four years old by September 30, 2019, meet income requirements, and register at the school within the attendance boundaries based on the family's physical address.

Families who do not meet income eligibility may be charged monthly tuition based on a sliding scale.

For specific information about student eligibility, placement or the screening process call the St. Tammany Parish Pre-Kindergarten Office at

Registering Kindergarten Students
A child must be 5 years old by September 30, 2019, to be eligible for kindergarten.

Students who were enrolled in an STPPS Pre K program during the 2018-2019 school year do not need to register again for kindergarten if they will be attending the same school.

Registering First Grade Students
A child must be 6 years old by September 30, 2019, to be eligible for first grade.

Students who attended and completed a public school kindergarten during the 2018-2019 school year will not be required to register again for the first grade.
To enroll in first grade, a student must have proof of attendance at a full-day public or private kindergarten for a full academic year or have passed academic readiness screening at the time of enrollment at the school the child will attend.

For additional information about registration and school attendance boundaries, contact the Attendance offices at the following locations:

Covington Attendance Office
Harrison Curriculum Center
706 West 28th Avenue in Covington

Slidell Attendance Office
Slidell Annex

980 Ninth Street in Slidell

This school district will comply with all laws relating to the enrollment and education, as far as practicable, of all students regardless of their citizenship or homeless status.

The document requirements for registration and enrollment will not be used to adversely affect any student from receiving an education regardless of their citizenship or homeless status.


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