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If you are planning to bring children, you will need to enroll them in school. You will need to bring medical records and proof of immunizations with certified English translations. For more details visit: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/students_parents/student_enrollment.shtml
In the United States there are public and private schools that provide primary and secondary school education. The assignment of a public school is determined by one's home address. There are physical boundaries for each school and one's home address must match that of the school boundary. Individual schools have their new student registration dates in early August of each year. However, students can be enrolled at any time as soon as their family settles down at a permanent address in the area.
In Virginia, the law requires that a child who has reached his/her fifth birthday (on or before September 30), must be enrolled in a kindergarten, or the parent/guardian must notify the local school principal. A child who reaches six years of age on or before September 30 must attend grade school (first grade). Information on Fairfax County Public Schools is provided at http://www.fcps.edu