Owensboro Public Schools Kindergarten & Preschool Registration
March 7-March 18 At The School The Child Will Attend
Owensboro Public Schools will be accepting registration for all students who will attend preschool or kindergarten for the first time next year from March 7-March 18 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the school the child will attend in the fall.
To Register for Kindergarten
Parents should visit the elementary school their children will attend and complete application forms. Registering for next year’s preschoolers and kindergarten is important in helping schools prepare for next year. If you are not sure which school your child will attend, please call central office at (270)-686-1000. Kindergarten registration is open to children who will be 5 years old by Oct. 1, 2016. Kindergarten is a full-day program Monday through Friday.
Preschool Registration: Hager Preschool will begin accepting applications March 7 for the 2016-17 state-funded KERA preschool/Head Start program. Preschool is available free of charge to children who will be 3 or 4 years old by August 1, 2016 AND whose families meet income eligibility guidelines. This program is also available to 3- and 4-year old children who are determined to have a developmental delay in one or more of the following areas: speech/language, cognition (learning), social skills, or motor movement. Preschool is provided Monday-Thursday, 3.5 hour session per day. Tuition openings are also available at the rate of $175 per month or on a sliding fee scale according to documented income. To register, please call (270)-686-1125 to schedule an appointment with a Family Advocate PRIOR to March 7, 2016. Hager Preschool is located at 1701 West 7th Street. Preschool forms are available online but must be completed at the school.
Enrollment forms can be downloaded from the Owensboro Public Schools’ Website at: www.owensboro.kyschools.us/enrollment/. Those forms can be filled out online, printed, and taken to the school. Forms will also be available at the school at the time of registration.
What to bring to registration: Items your child’s school will need for new student enrollment include original birth certificate, child’s Social Security card and the following medical records on a Kentucky Form Only: physical examination record, immunization certificate, vision examination performed by an eye doctor and a dental screening/exam completed after the child’s 5th birthday.
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