Kindergarten registration and screening
Welcome to Franklin Community Schools!Please review the district boundaries to confirm which elementary school your child will attend.
Submit the following forms to your child’s school (these can be scanned and sent via email, or hard copies may be delivered to the school.)
- Proof of residency (This may include a utility bill, telephone bill, bank statement, rental/lease agreement, etc., that is dated within 60 days of registration and shows your home address)
- Student’s birth certificate (Incoming kindergarten students must turn 5 on or before August 1.
- Student’s immunization records (2023 - 2024 Required and Recommended School Immunizations / Vacunas escolares requeridas y recomendadas en Indiana 2023 al 2024)
Requirements for Kindergarten registration
Early Entrance Procedure - If your child will turn 5 between August 2 - October 1 and you wish to enroll the child in the kindergarten program, please review and complete the Early Entrance Procedure.Children 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
- Proof of residency
- Birth certificate
- Immunization records
Children entering kindergarten are encouraged to demonstrate success in these skills.
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