Kindergarten, UPK registration planned

Registration for kindergarten and universal pre-kindergarten at Herkimer Elementary School will take place in March, but parents can get started on the process now.

Kindergarten Registration

Tuesday, March 18, 2-5 p.m.

We are in the process of planning for next year’s incoming kindergarten class. Please complete the Kindergarten Registration form if you have a child who:

  • Will be 5 years old on or before Dec. 1, 2020
  • Is a Herkimer resident
  • Is NOT currently in the Herkimer Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program or the BOCES Targeted Pre-Kindergarten Program

After returning the completed form to the main office, a registration packet will be mailed to your house. Please complete and bring the packet when you come to registration.

Universal prekindergarten registration

Tuesday, March 24, 2-5 p.m.

Do you have a child who will be 4 years old by Dec. 1, 2020? If so, give us a call!

Universal Pre-kindergarten is a free program open to all families that are residents of Herkimer Central School District. Children are taught by certified teachers using a curriculum aligned to K-5 programs.

Transportation is provided home from the program after dismissal. Lunch is provided during the school day.

Enrollment is based on a random selection process, but all are eligible to apply. To have your child’s name added to the preliminary list and to receive a pre-kindergarten packet, call the Elementary Office at (315) 866-8562.

Parents/guardians must bring the following things to complete the application process:

  • Child’s birth certificate
  • Proof of residency in the district (such as a utility bill, lease or bank statement)
  • Custody papers, if applicable

For more information about kindergarten and UPK, call the Elementary School Office at 315-866-8562.

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