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Kindergarten registration

Students must be 5 years old by Dec. 1 of the school year they are registering for.

If your child currently is enrolled in a prekindergarten program in one of the district's elementary schools or community based collaboration locations he or she automatically will be registered for kindergarten in the district for next school year.

  • Students in pre-K at Albany School of Humanities (ASH), the Dual Language Program at Delaware Community School, Montessori Magnet School, and Thomas O’Brien Academy of Science and Technology (TOAST) will continue to attend kindergarten at the same school.
  • Students who attend pre-K in their neighborhood school also will be automatically enrolled and continue in the same school.
  • Students who attend pre-K outside their neighborhood school zone automatically will be registered to attend kindergarten in their neighborhood school based on the current home address on file.

Please note that while we we try our best to ensure students can attend kindergarten in their neighborhood school, this is not a guarantee due to the total number of seats available.


Students who live more than 1.5 miles from school can receive yellow bus transportation. This will not happen automatically. Download a transportation request form and return it to the district's Transportation Office.