New Student Quick Guide

New Student Quick Guide
Posted on 06/30/2023
This quick guide provides links and summaries of basic information for new students enrolling in the Douglas County School System for the 2023-2024 school year. This is created to streamline gathering the information and navigating the steps so your student will be ready to start school. Topics include:
Online Registration

Viewing the School Calendar

Parent Portal Account Set-up

Bus Transportation

Breakfast & Lunch Payment

Free/Reduced Price Meal Application

Fee-Based After School Programs

Intro to the Family Health Center

Infinite Campus Parent Portal
Use the Parent Portal to receive district notifications via the message center and view student grades, attendance, daily schedule, assignment details, and more. Parents may also use the portal to set contact preferences and update contact information through the census tab. Call 770-651-2332 or email [email protected] for Parent Portal assistance.

Breakfast and Lunch Program
Payment Options - Students may use cash or pay online through SchoolCafé. You will need your student’s lunch number to sign in.

Free/reduced price meals are available if needed. Apply online. Call 770-651-2300 for assistance from the DCSS school nutrition department.

Fee-Based After School Programs (ASP) at all elementary schools
Open from school dismissal until 6:00 p.m. Students must be picked up by 6:00 p.m.
$10.00 registration fee per family and $10.00 per day, per child (regardless of length of stay).
ASP Online registration is required. For more ASP information, please contact your school.

The Family Health Center at DCSS
The Family Health Center is located in the Burnett Elementary School building at 8277 Connally Drive in Douglasville and provides the following medical services: primary care, immunizations, laboratory services, physicals, chronic disease management, health education, nutrition counseling, and behavioral health. 
Call 770-651-CARE (2273) with questions or to make an appointment.

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