Children must be FIVE YEARS OLD ON OR BEFORE SEPTEMBER 2 to enroll in Kindergarten and must be SIX YEARS OLD ON OR BEFORE SEPTEMBER 2 to enter First Grade. Anyone seeking enrollment must provide the following documents:
- An official birth certificate
- Two legal proofs of residence (falsification of residency is prohibited by Alabama Law (Section 13A-10-109)
- Recent report card of release from last school attended
- Copy of current immunication form
- Valid Social Security number
- Guardianship papers, if applicable
- Verification from principal of transferring school that the student is not currently suspended or expelled
- Completed enrollment/transfer form
Students who are transferring to another school must turn in all books and have all accounts paid in full to receive clearance through the office. Office personnel will complete a transfer slip and return your child's immunization form, which should be presented to his/her new school. If at all possible, please give the office a two day notice.
Lost and Found
A "lost and found" table is located in the cafeteria. Small items are kept in the school office. Students may claim lost items upon identification. Parents are encouraged to write their child;'s name on coats, lunchboxes, backpacks,school supplies, etc. No toys or electronic devices are permitted on the bus or at school.
Lake View Elementary loves visitors. For the security and safety of everyone, visitors must sign-in through the office and obtain a visitor's badge. Parents/grandparents are encouraged to eat with their child throughout the school year, please just notify the school office or the classroom teacher.
Textbooks are issued to students during the beginning of the school year. Students are to return the books at the end of the school year or at withdrawal, free of damage and in usable condition. Parents are responsible financially for any lost or damaged books before records will be released.
Code of Student Conduct
Lake View Elementary follows the policies published in the Tuscaloosa County Schools Parent Teacher Handbook. All students are expected to conduct themselves in a courteous and polite manner at all times. Each classroom teacher will provide expectations for discipline and procedures for the grade level.
Student report cards are sent home every nine weeks. Mid-nine week reports are sent home after the fourth week. Parents are enccouraged to request a conference if there are any concerns. All parents are requested to attend at least one parent/teacher conference during the school year. Parent/teacher conference day is schedule for October 7th.
Parents and students should use good judgment and common decency in the choice of dress and physical grooming in the school setting.
- Shorts should be finger-tip in length
- Pants should not draw on the floor, sag, or be tight fitting
- Shorts should be worn under dresses and skirts
- Tops should be of length to completely cover the top of pant, short, or skirt. The back or mid-section should not be visible when the student sits or bends.
- Tops should reflect the age, maturity, and size of the student
- Tennis shoes for outside play and physical education class
Names should be written on the inside of coats, sweaters, or sweatshirts. The principal or his/her designee has the authority to determine inappropriate or unacceptable dress.
Cell Phones and Other Electronic Devices
Cell phones and electronic devices are prohibited at school, on school buses, and on field trips.