Kindergarten, pre-K registration set

Herkimer Elementary is getting ready to welcome the Classes of 2031 and 2032! Kindergarten registration is scheduled for Tuesday, March 13, and pre-kindergarten registration will take place March 20.

For more information about Herkimer’s kindergarten and pre-k programs, call the elementary school at (315) 866-8562.

Kindergarten Registration

2-5 p.m. Tuesday, March 13

To be eligible to enroll in kindergarten in the fall, children must be 5 years old on or before Dec. 1, 2018, and must be a resident of Herkimer.

Parents are asked to complete the kindergarten registration form provided in the elementary newsletter, and return it to the main office. After the form has been completed, a registration packet will be sent by mail. The completed packet should be brought to registration on March 13.

Students who are already enrolled in Herkimer Universal Pre-K  or BOCES Pre-K do not need to attend registration on March 13, but should turn in registration paperwork to their teacher.

Pre-K Registration

2-5 p.m. Tuesday, March 20

Registration for Herkimer’s universal pre-kindergarten program will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, at Herkimer Elementary School.

Children must be 4 years old by Dec. 1, 2018, and parents or guardians must be a Herkimer Central School District resident, to be eligible. There is no income eligibility requirement.

There is no cost for the full-day program; enrollment is based on random selection. One-way transportation will be provided, and lunch will be provided during the school day. Pre-k curriculum is aligned with the K-6 program, and is taught by certified teachers.

Parents and guardians will be asked to provide the child’s birth certificate; proof of residency; and any custody papers, if applicable, at the time of registration.

To receive a pre-kindergarten registration packet, or for more information, call (315) 866-8562.