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Kindergarten Registration

Children who will turn five years old on or before August 31, 2019 are eligible to be registered for the 2019-2020 school year.


Families should register their rising kindergarten children by visiting the elementary school that is in their attendance zone. To find the attendance zone for any address within the KCS district, please click here. 

Below is contact information for all KCS elementary schools:

Forest Park Elementary

1333 Forest Park Drive


Jackson Park Elementary

1400 Jackson Street


Fred L. Wilson Elementary

1401 Pine Street


Shady Brook Elementary

903 Rogers Lake Road


G.W. Carver Elementary

525 East “C” Street


Woodrow Wilson Elementary

800 Walnut Street


To register, parents must have their child's official birth certificate and provide proof of where they live. Acceptable documents for showing proof of residence include a lease or rental agreement, current utility bill in their name, or a mortgage agreement. A driver's license cannot be accepted as proof of residence. School officials will make copies of the documents and return the originals. In addition to the required documents listed above, parents are encouraged to bring their child's vaccination records and Kindergarten Physical form to registration.


State law requires that all children entering school have evidence that they have received certain required vaccines: four polio, five (5) DPT/DTaP shots, three or four Hib (Haemophilus influenza type B), two MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) doses, three Hepatitis B, and two Varicella (Chicken Pox). Children also must receive an official Kindergarten Physical

Within 30 days of starting school in August, families will need to provide documentation of their child’s Kindergarten physical (must be on blue state K health form) as well as a copy of their child's official vaccination records.

If parents have questions, they should call the school where their child will attend kindergarten (see contact information above). 


For more information about enrolling in KCS, please click here.