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Get Ready for Kindergarten Fall 2017

A North Hill student works with a teacher to identify letters in the alphabet during Kindergarten Jump Start. Do you know a child who will be five years old on or before August 31? Now is the time to register for kindergarten.

Families who register early will receive a free book and a kindergarten readiness kit that includes pencil and paper to practice writing, alphabet flash cards to practice identifying letters, and a mini counting collection to practice counting. 
 
To register, please visit your neighborhood school during regular school hours.
 
Once enrolled, students will be able to attend free kindergarten readiness programs, like PreK Play and Learn (happening now), Kindergarten Jump Start (August 21-25), and events at their neighborhood school.

Students must be registered for kindergarten to attend these free programs and events.

To help you prepare your child for kindergarten, we've created Kindergarten Readiness Guidelines. You don't need to complete this checklist for enrollment -- it's just a guide to help you with at-home activities.

What You Need to Know About Registration:
If your child will be five years old on or before August 31, 2017, he or she is eligible to register for the 2017-2018 school year. To enroll, please visit your neighborhood school. If you need help identifying your neighborhood school, use the WebQuery tool or please call 206.631.3003.

When you enroll, it is important to bring the following items:
  • Your child’s birth certificate
  • Proof of your address (This can be a rental agreement, purchase agreement, or utility bill.)
  • Your child’s immunization records
  • Two emergency contacts, including addresses and phone numbers

Please contact the Early Learning Department for more details about kindergarten enrollment, PreK Play and Learn, and Kindergarten Jump Start at 206.631.3164.




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