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If your child(ren) are attending Gattis on a transfer, you MUST complete a transfer application between the given dates. See information below.

Transfer applications will be accepted from March 1 until March 31 at 5 p.m.
Notification of approval/denial will be made by the end of April.

  • Only one application will be accepted per student during March of a school year
  • Transfers outside of the window will not be accepted for the upcoming school year. Exceptions to this include:
    • new Round Rock ISD employee,
    • safety concerns,
    • moving in/out attendance zone
  • Each campus will contact each continuing transfer student prior to March to inform them of the open transfer window
  • High school students who are a continuing transfer will not be required to apply every year (see below for student responsibilities

Kindergarten Round-Up - Wednesday, March 7th, 9am-2pm - On-Line Registration opens March 1st !

If you have a child that will turn 5 on or before September 1st of 2018, you can register them for kindergarten now at the following link.

You can register online from home and then bring in the following paperwork to complete the registration process.

You can complete online registration in our library on March 7th if you need to access a computer. You will still need to bring in the paperwork listed below.

What do I need to register my child for Kindergarten?

  • Proof of residence within the district (contract on house, lease agreement, actual title to your house, current RRISD tax statement, or current utility bill indicating the address and the adult’s name.)
  • Child’s official birth certificate
  • Child’s immunization record (see requirements below)
  • Child’s social security card (Preferred but will not prevent enrollment)You should come to registration even if you do not have all of the above information.Parents will be given notice of when these items are due.

In order to complete your child’s registration, the above documents must be provided to the campus prior to the first day of school.

  • DTP series – Five doses, unless the fourth dose was received on or after the 4th birthday in which case only four doses are required.
  • Polio – Four doses, one of which must have been received on or after the 4th birthday. Or, if the third dose was administered on or after the 4th birthday only three doses are required. If any combination of four doses of OPV and IPV was received before four years of age no additional dose is required.
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) –
  • Two doses of measles, mumps, rubella -containing vaccine are required. The first dose must be administered on or after the 1st birthday and the second dose must be administered before entry into Kindergarten.
  • Hepatitis B – Three doses of Hepatitis B are required.
  • Hepatitis A – Two Doses
  • Varicella – Two doses of varicella vaccine received on or after the 1st birthday (if the child has NOT had chickenpox)

Some of the immunizations require three doses a few months apart; therefore, we advise you to begin them early and complete them in mid-August. Contact your family doctor or county health office for the immunizations. Immunization requirements may change so check the Immunization Web site for updates and for information on exemptions.


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Career Exploration Fair delivers Kindergarten - 12th grade students real-world experiences March 5th!

The Round Rock ISD District-wide Career Exploration Fair held on Monday, March 5 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Round Rock High School, 201 Deep Wood Dr. in Round Rock will deliver students, Kindergarten through grade 12, real-world experiences with creative interactive exhibits.

At the fair students and parents will have the opportunity to gain hands-on knowledge about various professional and skilled career choices. The District’s surrounding business community aims to help ensure that every child in the District has access to the necessary knowledge, skills, and the confidence they need to secure successful futures.

“Exploring careers offers students a relevant demonstration of how the instruction they are receiving in the classroom helps them acquire the skills they need to be workforce ready,” said Lora Darden, Ph.D., Round Rock ISD executive director of future readiness. “We want students who attend the Career Exploration Fair to get excited about their future, gain insight as to what’s available and discover how a bit of planning could help open more doors for them when they leave high school with their diploma.”

The event is free and will have activities for all ages with more than 100 participating partners, some listed below, exhibiting a wide array of careers. Students who attend may win an Xbox swag package with Xbox gaming chair or Dell Inspiron 17 5000 series laptop. Student(s) must be present to win.

Secondary students can experience,

  • Resume and application tips,
  • Networking opportunities with more than 80 participating partners,
  • Careers on wheels; including the armed forces,
  • Mock interviews for high school students,
  • Giveaways,
  • Career discovery software,
  • Photo booth,
  • Door prizes and
  • FAFSA assistance.

Elementary students will enjoy,

  • The Thinkery,
  • Meet and greets with community helpers such as EMTs, firefighters, and police officers,
  • Careers on wheels, including the Trailblazer Bus, Texas National Guard Command Center Bus, Circa of the America’s car, plumbing, HVAC, electrical and solar training units,
  • Giveaways,
  • Door prizes and
  • Interactive photo booth with souvenir photos to take home.

“A career exploration event is a premier opportunity for the business community to offer career mentoring to their next generation of employees” said Amy Mizcles, Round Rock Chamber vice president of community enhancement. “Students of all ages will experience high demand careers and connect with future employers in a meaningful way.”

Come discover the careers employers expect to be the the highest in demand, make connections and get excited about dreaming big.

High school students wishing to participate in mock interviews need to register online.

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