NEWS RELEASE
GALENA PARK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Communications Department
14705 Woodforest Blvd., Houston, TX 77015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 31, 2011
CONTACT: Bourke Meagher
(832) 386-1231
bmeagher@galenaparkisd.com

Elementary Student Registration Dates Set for 2011-2012

         The Galena Park Independent School District has set the following dates for elementary student registration (including PK/K) for the 2011-2012 school year:

  • Tuesday, August 16, 2011
    8:30 am - 7:00 pm

  • Wednesday, August 17, 2011
    8:30 am - 3:00 pm

  • Thursday, August 18, 2011
    8:30 am - 3:00 pm

         All Parental Assumptions and NEW Address Verifications will be processed through the district registration office. Any address verification renewals will be processed at the campus.

**Some campuses will have registration for more days than this, but ALL elementary campuses will be enrolling on the above dates/times**

Sam Houston, Jacinto City, Normandy Crossing, Tice, Williamson, and Havard will open the week before on August 10-11. 8:30 - 3:00

 Required documents for enrollment in Pre-kindergarten & Kindergarten levels are as follows:

Original Birth Certificate
Social Security Card
Immunization Record*
Proof of Residency

Residency Requirements

  • House
    -Valid Texas Driver’s License/ID
    -Current Utility Bill (Electric, Gas, Water) designating service address and resident’s name

  • Apartment
    -Valid Texas Driver’s License/ID
    -Valid lease agreement listing ALL occupants of the household

  • Living with a GPISD Resident
    -Valid Texas Driver’s License/ID
    -Address Verification Form - completed & notarized
    -Valid Texas Driver’s License/ID of GPISD resident designating resident address
    -Current Utility Bill (Electric, Gas, Water) designating GPISD resident and service address

For questions or information regarding registration please call 832-386-1511.



* Galena Park Independent School District Required Childhood Immunization Schedule
Range of Recommended Ages

Age Range
Immunization
Birth
One dose Hep B (Hep B#1)
1 month    
One dose Hep B (Hep B #2)
2 months
One dose DTaP #1
One dose Hib
One dose Polio #1
One dose Pneumococcal
4 months        
One dose DTaP #2
One Dose Hib
One dose Polio #2
One dose Pneumococcal
6 months 
One dose Hib
One Dose DTaP #3
One dose Pneumococcal
6 months - 18 months
One dose Hep B (Hep B # 3)
One dose Polio #3
12 months - 15 months
One dose Hib
One dose Pneumococcal
One dose MMR #1
One dose Varicella #1
One dose Hep A #1
15 months - 18 months
One dose DTaP #4
One dose Hep A #2 (at least 6 months after the 1st dose)
4 years - 6 years
One dose Polio
One dose MMR # 2
One dose DTaP #5
One dose Varicella #2
7th Grade
One dose Tdap booster
Two doses Varicella if not previously received or history of chicken pox
8th - 12th Grade
One dose Meningococcal
One dose Tdap booster if has been more than 10 years since last dose
One dose Varicella if not previously received or history of chicken pox