Registration Information

Garden Grove Elementary has started enrollment for the upcoming school year. To enroll in the next calendar school year a child must be 5 on or before September 1st of the current year. Before your child will be placed on a class list the following items must be brought into the school main office.

  1. A current physical given within the last 12 months.
  2. A Florida Certificate of immunization.
  3. A certified copy of the child’s Birth Certificate. Not a birth card or hospital copy. Must be an official Birth Certificate.
  4. Social Security card for the child.
  5. Two proofs of residency. The two proofs of residency must be from two different categories as listed below. Each proof must have your name and current physical address on it.
    • Category 1: Apartment rent receipt or home lease agreement, mortgage document, or property tax record (last current one).
    • Category 2: One current utility bill (may use either electric, gas, phone, cable, water – Only one of these ).
    • Category 3: Current Voter Registration Document.
    • Category 4: Proof of current government benefits (Medicare, Disability, Food Stamps, DCF correspondence).
    • No driver’s license, personal bills, automobile registration, or insurance can be used.

Dress Code

All Garden Grove Elementary students are required to wear standard dress for the school year. Garden Grove acceptable shirts and outerwear will be available in a variety of styles and school colors. School t-shirts are available in the main office.

Students should dress in a manner so as not to distract from the learning process of other students. Students are required to show proper attention to personal cleanliness, neatness, and safety. Keeping these considerations in mind, the following guidelines will be followed.

To request a copy of the Student handbook, please call the main office at 863-291-5396.

Garden Grove Elementary Uniform Policy

Garden Grove Elementary follows the district’s Code of Conduct in relation to the uniform policy.

  • Shirts and blouses: Must be tucked into the waistband of the pants or skirt. Navy blue, white, red, or hunter green polos are allowed. school T-shirts are also allowed.
  • Pants: Pants with belt loops mass be worn with a belt that is properly fastened. Pants must be worn at the waist level. Colors can be khaki, dark blue. or black and may be made of denim, corduroy, or twill fabric.
  • Skirts and dresses:  The hem of skirts /dresses shall be no shorter than mid-thigh. Use fingertip length as a guideline. Colors can be khaki, dark blue, or black and may be made of denim, corduroy, or twill fabric.
  • Shorts: all shorts must be hemmed and must not be shorter than mid-thigh. Use fingertip length as a guideline. Colors can be khaki, dark blue, or black and may be made of denim, corduroy, or twill fabric.
  • Outerwear: Sweatshirts or sweaters (with no zipper/buttons) must be navy, white, red, or hunter green. other outer garments (that zip /button) can be other colors and may be worn when the weather warrants (not in classrooms).
  • Unacceptable attire includes (but is not limited to): overalls (pants or shorts), large embroidery/decoration on any clothing item (must be smaller than the size of credit card), clothing that exposes the torso or upper thighs, backless tops, tube tops, spaghetti straps.

Cold Weather Policy

Coats, jackets, and sweaters or sweatshirts are acceptable for outside wear.

  • Only solid navy blue, red, hunter green, or white colors with no logo are acceptable for inside wear during the school day.
  • “Heavy” outer garments (such as coats/lined jackets) must have a button, snap, or zipper front.  Hoods are permissible but cannot be worn during school hours.  Heavy garments are not to be worn inside the classroom.
  • If the temperature is below 50°, students may wear any color heavy coat and knit hat to school (not in the classroom).