Information on all departments and services offered through Hernando County Schools can be accessed through the website at hernandoschools.org. Assistance and details are provided on topics such as:
• New student registration. Parents of students entering the Hernando County public school system for the first time can register their children at the schools they will attend. The website provides information on required documentation needed to register your child. Schools are open Mondays through Thursdays. Call your school for the hours it is open. If you are not sure of what school your child is zoned to attend, call the transportation department at (352) 797-7003.
• Up-to-date immunizations are required for all new students. A list of immunizations needed for specific grades is available on the website. (Scroll down the page to links offered for parents.) The Hernando County Health Department offers immunizations and school physicals at its offices at 300 S Main St., Brooksville, and 7465 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. To make an appointment, or to find out what immunizations your child must have, call (352) 540-6800.
• Dress codes are available on individual school websites, which can be accessed from the Hernando Schools site.
• The Exceptional Student Education Department provides technical assistance and support to all eligible children in the Hernando County schools. The department administers programs for students with disabilities and for gifted students. To locate the department on the website, click on "District Offices" at the top of the page, then "School Services," then "A-H" then "Exceptional Student Education." For information, call (352) 797-7022.