Kindergarten registration and screening
Please contact your school of residence prior to registration.Requirements for Kindergarten registrationMust be 5 years of age by August 1 - Please contact your building principal for the early appeals process if you are interested in enrolling a student who does not meet the minimum age requirement.
Kindergarten screeningChildren entering kindergarten come to school at many stages of development. Franklin Community Schools screen all students entering kindergarten through a program called Pre-KIDS (Pre-Kindergarten Inventory of Demonstrated Skills). This developmentally appropriate screening tool detects strengths and weaknesses in six areas. The areas are oral language, letter knowledge, phonemic awareness, fine motor, visual and auditory memory, number sense and other math concepts.Information regarding specific screening times will be provided at registration.Expectations
- A completed kindergarten enrollment form
- Original birth certificate
- Health and immunization - kindergarten, completed by your doctor
Children entering kindergarten are encouraged to demonstrate success in these skills.