Resources for Parents/Guardians

Parent Portal

Russell Co. Schools Parent/Guardian Asbestos Notification - 2011 revised (posted 11/11/2011)

Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP)
(click each item for more information/download)

2010 Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Letter (posted 09/23/2010)
Carta del Progreso Anual Adecuado (AYP) del 2010 (posted 09/23/2010)
KY Dept. of Ed. 09-10 Test Score Press Release (posted 09/23/2010)

School Enrollment
School Health Forms (required for enrollment)

(School health forms are updated regularly as Kentucky laws and regulations change.  The link provided above is a page on the Kentucky Department of Education Website.) 

Application for Birth Certificate (PDF)
Applications for KY Birth Certificates can also be made online
FAQs about Kentucky's School Enrollment Requirements (KDE link)
Kentucky Department of Education School Health Forms (KDE link)
Beginning with the 2010-11 school year, proof of a dental screening or examination by a dentist, dental hygienist, physician, registered nurse, advanced registered nurse practitioner or physician assistant, documented on the Kentucky Dental Screening Form (This form must be presented to the school no later than January 1 of the first year that a 5- or 6-year-old child is enrolled.)--from KDE's site

(click each item for more information/download)

Helping Your Child w/ Reading and Writing

Parent Involvement
(click each item for more information/download)

NOTE:  This information was prepared by Dr. John H. Wherry, President, The Parent Institute, "Education's #1 Source for Family Involvement Information," P.O. Box 7474, Fairfax Station, VA 22039-7474, 1-800-756-5525. The Parent Institute publishes a wide range of parent involvement materials for schools to distribute to parents, including newsletters, booklets, pamphlets and videotapes as well as an automatic service providing daily-updated parent involvement information to parents through schools' own websites. For details, visit The Parent Institute website at Permission is granted for noncommercial reproduction of this material if this credit message is included.
Forty-Four Proven Ideas Parents Can Use to Help Their Children Do Better in School
Tips Parents Can Use to Help Their Children
What Principals Would Tell Parents to Help Parents Help Their Children

Forms/Information for Athletics
Sports Physical
(click picture below for link to Kentucky High School Athletic Association's Website


Russell County Handbook for Parents of Athletes

(click each item for more information/download)

2011-2012 District Code of Acceptable Behavior & Attendance
(posted 7-19-2011)
FERPA Notice

Special Education
(click each item for more information/download)

Procedural Safeguards (Parental Rights-Special Education)  (revised version posted 10-23-2008)
Destruction of Records Notice

Child Find
Child Find Brochure

Miscellaneous Resources

(click each item for more information/download)

School Report Card (Kentucky Dept. of Education Link)  
Internet Safety Tool Kit--compliments of "Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky"  (posted 11-5-2010)
"On the Road, Off the Phone" (website devoted to safe driving)
Prescription Drug Fact Sheet (posted 10-15-2010)
Teenage Drinking
ACT Registration Dates/Deadlines (posted 8-09-2010)
Chatting w/ Kids about Being Safe while On-Line (posted 3-15-2010)
McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act--Parent Information
Lake Cumberland Children's Advocacy Center Brochure
(posted 01/29/2010)
Guidelines to Help Prevent the Spread of Skin Infections (PDF) (posted 9-2-2008)
Home/Hospital Instruction Application (Word) (PDF) (please read home/hospital instruction regulations below)
Home Hospital Instruction Regulations
Assessment Calendar
2009-2010 Bus Routes
(posted 7-31-2009)
Home Schooling In Kentucky
Click here to learn more about Kentucky Children’s Health Insurance Program (KCHIP) (posted 7-16-2009)



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Russell County Schools
404 S Main St.
Jamestown, KY 42629

Phone: 270.343.3191
Fax: 270.343.3072