Area schools set date for kindergarten registration

Published 8:00 am Friday, April 1, 2022

What you need to know prior to attending


In preparation for the 2022 – 2023 school year, two Polk County elementary schools have announced a date for kindergarten registration. Parents and guardians who have a child that will be five years old on or before August 31, 2022 and live in the Tryon and Polk Central attendance area are encouraged to attend. 

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Kindergarten registration for Tryon Elementary will be on Friday, April 8 at Tryon Elementary School from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. in the main office. Registration for Polk Central Elementary School will be on April 8th from 4 – 7 p.m. in  the Polk Central Elementary School Gym. 


A parent or legal guardian should bring the following documents to registration. 


  • Birth Certificate 
  • Proof of Residency ( e.g. utility bill, Polk County tax notice, rental agreement)
  • Immunization Record


Additionally, a kindergarten health form will be provided at registration to take to a doctor or the health department to complete.


For further information parents and guardians can call Tryon Elementary School at (828) 859-6584 and Polk Central Elementary School at (828) 894-8233. 


Saluda and Sunny View Elementary Schools have not released any information regarding Kindergarten registration yet.