• Central Registration Closed
    In respect to recent guidelines provided by the state, Central Registration will temporarily cease registrations beginning April 3, 2020. All district offices will be closed the week of April 6th. As of this posting, Central Registration will resume virtual operations beginning Tuesday, April 14th. If you need assistance or have questions about registration, please email registration@effingham.k12.ga.us or call 912.754.2530 and leave a message. A staff member will respond to your message as soon as possible. You may still complete your online application if you will be registering students with our district, but you will not be contacted before Tuesday, April 14th. We encourage you to upload your documents when working on your application to make the process more efficient.
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  • Pre-K Registration Update
    Appointments for Pre-K Lottery are being postponed until further notice. In light of the Effingham County Board of Education closing of schools and associated events effective immediately, Pre-K Registration and the lottery drawing have been postponed. As soon as we have more information, we will contact you regarding rescheduling your appointment. This will NOT impact the results of the lottery process.

    You can make your future appointment time more efficient by following these steps:

    • Use this time to make sure that you have ALL of your documents – including birth certificate and a proof of residency that is current within 30 days of your appointment. All required documents must be brought to your appointment to complete your registration.
    • Be on the lookout for future emails regarding NEW appointment dates so you can reschedule your appointment.
    • If you have not already submitted your application, please do so as soon as possible. You should have received a confirmation email stating that your application was submitted. View the instructions below for getting your application started.


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    Welcome to
    Effingham County Schools Central Registration Center!

    We are located at 306 N Ash St in Springfield, Georgia

    Phone:  912.754.2530
    Fax:      912.330.4287
    Regular hours:
    Mon. - Thurs. 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Center is closed on Fridays 

    Thank you for choosing Effingham County Schools! At Central Registration, we register all students; those new to Effingham County as well as those who have been off roll for 10+ consecutive days. If your student is transferring from one Effingham County School to another without missing 10+ consecutive days, s/he may report to the new school without going through Central Registration.

    Whether you are new to our district or already have students in our schools, registering with our district is a two step process:

  • Step One:   Step Two:
    New families: Complete your online application

    Existing Families: Follow these steps

    Cell phones and tablets are not recommended for this step. If you do not have access to a laptop or desktop computer, you can arrive at your appointment early and use one at the Central Registration Center.

    You must submit your online application before making your appointment. You will be asked for your application number as part of the reservation process.

    View our online registration help page for more information.

      Make an appointment with our appointments website

    You can also call 912.754.2530

    Appointments are absolutely required from June 1st through the end of the first week of each school year.  If you are registering for your student(s) to begin after a holiday or the first day of school, appointments are also critical.  Walk-ins will be seen during other times as time becomes available between scheduled appointments.

    You should come to your appointment with all required documents.

    After registering with Central Registration during the school year, parents/guardians and students will visit the assigned school to enroll and obtain class assignments, schedules and other information unique to the school.  The family must present the unopened packet of forms given at Central Registration. Otherwise, the student cannot be enrolled.  Central Registration does not maintain copies of completed forms and documents. It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to transport these documents.


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