Kindergarten registration March 10

Published 12:24 pm Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Kindergartners Terrell Edwards, left, and Mason Case, right, making sunglasses in class. (photo submitted)

District One Schools will hold registration for five-year-old kindergarten students on March 10 in all elementary schools. Registration will be held from 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. in each school.

Registration for screening for four-year-old programs will also be held the same day and time. Students must meet eligibility requirements in order to be served in four-year-old programs.

To register a child for kindergarten, the following must be met and/or provided:

• Child must be five years old by Sept. 1, 2011.

• Must provide verification of a birth certificate supplied by the state in which child was born. A hospital birth certificate is not acceptable. (A copy of the original birth certificate will be made and returned at registration.)

• Must provide a completed immunization certificate from the state of South Carolina or a medical exemption certificate. Pink immunization records are not acceptable documents.

• Must provide proof of residency which must be documented using one of the following: tax receipt, rental receipt, deed to property, lease or realtor contract.

To register a child for four-year-old screening:

• Child must be four years old by Sept. 1, 2011. Based on screening results, the child may or may not be placed in the four-year-old program.

• Must provide verification of a birth certificate supplied by the state in which child was born. A hospital birth certificate is not acceptable. (A copy of the original birth certificate will be made and returned at registration.)

• Must provide an up-to-date or completed immunization certificate from the state of South Carolina or a medical exemption certificate. Pink immunization records are not acceptable documents.

• Must provide proof of residency, which must be documented using one of the following: tax receipt, rental receipt, deed to property, lease or realtor contract.