HCS Registration Information

Preparing for the 2020-2021 School Year

Online Registration - All students, new and returning, will be able to register online for the 2020-2021 school year.

Returning Students - All students currently enrolled in the HCS district

Online Data Verification opens March 17 and closes April 26

Parents will receive an email from PowerSchool Registration with more information regarding the online data verification process. If you do not receive an email from PowerSchool Registration by 8 a.m. on March 20, please contact your school's registrar.

On-Site Registration for Returning Students

Returning students may complete on-site registration, which includes residence verification, from July 7 to July 30 on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 7:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.


On-Site Registration

Please bring the items listed below to the schools during on-site registration:


1. Certificate of Residence - printed from the online registration portal or website then completed by parent, signed, and dated

2. Proof of Residence - Submit only one of the following:

  • Current annual property tax notice. Click here to locate and print your notice.
  • Current lease in the name of the parent or court-appointed custodian that is signed by Lessee and Lessor. A current lease in the name of the parent (or a letter) that lists the names of all occupants at the address should be provided.
  • New sales contract on a home zoned for Homewood City Schools (a contingency contract is not acceptable

3. Current Utility Bill - a bill from Alabama Power or Spire displaying the service or property address in the name of parent or court-appointed custodian

4. Driver's License - A valid driver's license for at least one custodial contact of the student

New Students

Online Enrollment opens May 5 and closes May 26


New student enrollment will be a two-step process:

1. Beginning May 5, new student forms will be posted on the schools’ websites. Print and fill out the forms and take them to the school where your child will enroll.


For students new to Homewood City Schools and will be attending Homewood High School, schedule an appointment with the registrar to go over enrollment packets and to meet with the counselor.


2. Parents will then receive an email from PowerSchool with instructions and a link to complete enrollment online.

On-site Enrollment for New Students

Students new to the HCS district may complete on-site enrollment, which includes residence verification, on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 7:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.


On-Site Enrollment

Please bring the items listed below to the schools during on-site enrollment:


    • Proof of Residence - A current annual property tax notice or current lease in the name of the parent or court-appointed custodian (signed by Lessee and Lessor) or sales contract on a home (a contingency contract is not acceptable). A current lease in the name of the parent (or a letter) that lists the names of all occupants at the address should be provided.
    • Current Utility Bill - A bill from Alabama Power or Spire displaying the service or property address, not the mailing address
    • Official Birth Certificate (or other alternative documentation) - A document showing that the student is five years of age on or before September 1 for Kindergarten admission and that the student is six years old on or before December 31 for 1st grade admission. An opinion of the attorney general states in effect that under the common law one’s age is computed by including the day of birth so that a given age is obtained the day before the birthday anniversary. Therefore, a child whose sixth birthday falls on January 1 is entitled to attend the public elementary schools at the opening of school for that school year. A child whose fifth birthday falls on September 2 is entitled to attend kindergarten.
    • Social Security Card or Social Security Number (Optional)
    • Current Alabama Certificate of Immunization - Provided by a physician or the state health department
    • Custody Papers (If applicable) - A current, official finalized court document signed by the Court
    • Driver's License - A valid driver's license for at least one custodial contact of the student
    • Withdrawal Form - Withdrawal form from your previous school with grades and a current transcript (or report card for summer registration)


    To enroll you must be a bona fide resident of Homewood. (To be a bona fide resident, a student must be actually living in a dwelling in Homewood with a parent or court-appointed custodian who is a resident of Homewood on a full time basis.) The presence of a parent or court-appointed custodian is required to enroll a student. At the time of enrollment, additional information will be provided regarding registration.


    All items above must be provided at the time of enrollment. Individual schools may require additional items for enrollment. For more information, contact the school.