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
- Completed kindergarten enrollment form
- Original birth certificate
- Health and immunization - kindergarten, completed by your doctor
Children entering kindergarten are encouraged to demonstrate success is these skills.