Depending on what school district you live in, your child could be eligible for public prekindergarten as young as 3 years old. Check out your school district's offerings for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten registration:
is handling kindergarten registration only, while the East Hampton Learning Day Care Center handles pre-kingertarten registration. Kindergarten registration will take place at John Marshall Elementary School on March 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and March 22 from 1 to 6 p.m. Registration packets are available from Amanda Hayes beforehand or on the registration days. Parents must bring the child's birth certificate or Passport, a copy of their immunization record, and proof of residency. If you own, you have to bring a tax bill, and if you rent, you have to bring a lease agreement.
's Kindergarten registration begins on March 20 in the main office at 9:00 am. All children who will be 5 years of age on or before December 1, of 2012 and reside is the Springs district are eligible to attend. Each family must provide proof of their residence in Springs as well as their child’s birth certificate and immunization records. "We will have an orientation meeting for parents in May and the students will be screened by our staff at the beginning of June," according to Suzanne Janis, the district secretary.
has packets for kindergarten available now. They can be picked up at the district office or you can call Mary McCaffrey, the district clerk, and she will email you one. "I am hoping to have them returned by late April as we are hoping to do our K screenings on May 1," she said.
began offering pre-K in 2011. The program is provided by SCOPE Education Services, with morning and afternoon sessions. According to the district website, "The pre-kindergarten program will offer 4-year-olds an imaginative and developmental curriculum that encourages creativity and social skills and expands on readiness skills that will transition into our Kindergarten program. Children will investigate, experiment, and work cooperatively with their peers through a variety of hands-on experiences." The program is located at . To be eligible, children must turn 4 years of age by December 1, 2011 and reside in the Sag Harbor Public School District. Applications may be picked up at the . To inquire about registering for kindergarten, call Kristen Doerr in the registrar’s office at 631-725-5300, ext. 709, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We did not hear back from the Amagansett and Montauk School Districts just yet. We will update the post when we do.