W. W. Ashurst Elementary School
Kathy Downs, Principal


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Registration Information

The office will be open from 8:00 to 3:30 Monday through Friday to accept registration information. Listed in the following paragraphs is some of the information that is needed to register at Ashurst. There is additional information needed therefore, parents and/or guardians are required to come to the office to register once they are in the Quantico area.

Age Requirements - Students must meet age requirements in order to enroll in school. Students registering for pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, or first grade, who have not been previously enrolled in any accredited school will not be registered without verification of their date of birth. There are no exceptions for this age requirement.

Kindergarten Enrollment
- Parents planning to enroll a child in the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) kindergarten for the coming school year should be aware of the entrance requirements before making an appointment to register a child in school. More information is available online.

An Original Birth Certificate.  A state certified true copy of the original birth certificate must be presented.  For children born overseas, an original Form FS-240, Report of Birth Abroad of a Citizen of the United States of America (also known as the Consular Report of Birth), or an original Form DS-1350 Certification of Birth Abroad will be accepted.  A passport for international students is acceptable.  A copy will be made and the original returned to you. 

PCS Orders - A copy of the orders to Quantico must be received and maintained in the registration files.

Immunization Requirements - Parents must provide official proof of their child's immunization status to school officials at the time of initial registration. A copy of the student's complete immunization record may be accepted in lieu of DoDEA Form 2942.0-M-F3 (SHSG: H-2), November 2011. All accepted documents should contain the signature and/or stamp of the health care provider who either administered the vaccinations or reviewed the information. For additional details, please review "Immunization Requirements." Fillable pdf immunization forms are available.

Transcript or Current Report Card.  A student enrolling during the school year must show verification from the previous school of attendance and date of withdrawal.

Must Reside Aboard Quantico Marine Base for student to be enrolled in the Quantico Dependents Schools.

  • Must already reside in quarters or present a letter from the Housing Office stating that the sponsor is on the 90-day Housing List. A copy of the lease or 90-day housing letter will be maintained in the registration file.
  • Students residing with a guardian (i.e. aunt, uncle, sibling, etc.) must present an official court-ordered document, signed by a judge, stating that the person with whom the student is residing has legal guardianship.
  • Students expelled from another school system will not be allowed to enroll unless a waiver is granted by the Principal, with approval of the District Superintendent.
  • If base housing is declined, if you are removed from the housing list, and if you purchase and/or lease off-base housing with the intent to decline on-base housing if offered, the eligibility of your children to attend the DDESS school ceases IMMEDIATELY and you are obligated to inform the school of this change and transfer your children to the local county school district.

Online Registration for New Students: Online pre-registration packet 

DoDEA forms for regular registration: Online registration forms

Standardized Test Scores. Please provide any documentation you may have that includes standardized test scores.

Special Programs. Please provide any documentation you may have that relates to any placement of your child in special programs.

A student will not be considered as enrolled until all of the above items are completed and submitted in person to the office.

Housing Areas Served

Ashurst Elementary School serves the following housing areas: North Lyman Park, South Lyman Park, Geiger Ridge, Neville Heights and McHugh Woods.

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Last Updated March 5, 2014