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Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration is an ongoing process from April to September.  Parents are encouraged to register their child on the official Kindergarten Registration Day, April 11, 2019, between 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.  For more information on this process, please read the information below.

What is the age requirement for kindergarten?

Children must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 30, 2019. 

When will Regional Kindergarten Registration Day take place?

Between 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on April 11, 2019, parents should register their children at the school they are zoned to attend. To find the correct school, parents may call 804-966-9650 or look at the attendance zone map.

Does the child need to accompany the parent to registration?

No. On registration day, parents will fill out the necessary paperwork to register their child.  We will not be doing tours or assessments this year.

What information should parents bring to registration?

  • Parent’s photo ID
  • Child’s certified original birth certificate
  • Proof of residency:
  • PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS MUST SUBMIT ONE DOCUMENT FROM EACH OF THE THREE COLUMNS.
     Column A  Column B  Column C
    • Current House Contract
    • Current Lease Agreement
    • Current Mortgage Statement

    A current utility bill: 

    • Electric Bill
    • Gas/Oil Bill
    • Water Bill
    • Home Phone Bill
    • Cable Bill

    "current" is a bill/statement received within the last 30 days

    • Valid Driver's License
    • Valid DMV ID
    • Valid Passport
    • Valid Military ID

    The valid ID is used for identification purposes.


    What items are required by the first day of school?

    • Record of a physical examination within the past 12 months
    • Updated records listing dates of each state-required immunization

    What if a parent is unable to attend on April 11?

    Please make every effort to register your child on April 11. If this is not possible, call the school to set up an appointment as soon as possible.

    Questions?

    For more information, call your neighborhood school.

    • New Kent Elementary School:  804-966-9663
    • George Watkins Elementary School:  804-966-9660