Student Registration

Welcome to our Goochland Student Registration Page. Please select the appropriate registration link below. During the registration, please pay particular attention to the School Year for which you intend to enroll your child.  Please make sure the School Year is set to the current, 2021-22 School Year.   Also, note that the registration page is provided in both English and in Spanish. Para seleccionar español, utilice el menú desplegable en Idioma.

For the 2021-2022 school year, pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Registration started on April 12, 2021.  For Kindergarten students, please contact your child’s school to make an appointment for registration and screening.  For Preschool students, please follow the registration information listed below.

Registration Process for New K-12 students

Part 1 – New K-12 Student Registration

Part 2 – New K-12 Student Registration

After submitting the registration information (part 1), an email will be sent to you with further instructions. Please follow the directions outlined in the email to complete the registration process. Please note, you must follow the directions outlined in the follow-up email to complete the registration process.

If you have any questions, please contact your child’s school for assistance.

Registration Links for New Pre-Kindergarten (preschool) Students

For all new preschool families, please fill out this application first.  If your child qualifies for admission to the GCPS program, Dr. Jen Waggener will contact you with further instructions.  Should you have questions about the status of your application, please contact Dr. Waggener at jwaggener@glnd.k12.va.us or (804) 556-5625.

Directions for Returning Students and/or Students with Enrolled Siblings

Parents of returning students, please log into PowerSchool to access the Forms link (on the left side) and update your contact information.  If you do not know your username and password, please contact the school for this information to receive further instructions.

Parents who have students currently enrolled in our system (other siblings)

  1. If you are registering a new child and already have a login for PowerSchool for an existing child, please enroll your new child into the registration system.

  2. Once you receive the email with your new child’s access id and access password, please log into your PowerSchool account.

  3. After logging in, please click on Account Preferences and then click on the “Students” tab.

  4. Finally, please click on the “Add” button and enter your new child’s access id and password.  This process will associate your new child to your existing child’s account.

Registration for Non-resident Students

Children who live outside of Goochland County may attend Goochland County Public Schools (GCPS) by payment of tuition. Tuition is currently $4,000 per student per year. Tuition for Goochland County Employees is $800. There is no charge for GCPS staff.

Payments may be made over the ten months school is in session or in lump sum. Checks should be payable to Goochland County Public Schools and mailed or delivered to 2938 River Road West, Building I, P.O. Box 169, Goochland, VA 23063.

You must provide your own transportation to and from school.

There is an application process for non-resident students. The application can be downloaded here. Completed applications are first approved by the school principal. Transcripts may be requested at the time of application. Once approved by the principal, the application is then forwarded to the Superintendent for review and final approval. This process must be completed on an annual basis prior to the start of school.

Please refer to School Board Policies JEC and JEC-R for additional information regarding non-resident students and tuition.

If you have any questions regarding non-resident students please contact the school you would like your child to attend or Diane Bennett, (804) 556-5601 or dbennett@glnd.k12.va.us

If you have any difficulties, please contact your child’s school for assistance with any of these steps.

School Contact Information

  • Byrd Elementary School – (804) 556-5380

  • Goochland Elementary School – (804) 556-5321

  • Randolph Elementary School – (804) 556-5385

  • Goochland Middle School – (804) 556-5320

  • Goochland High School – (804) 556-5322