HENDERSON, Ky. (3/26/13) – The Henderson County Schools has announced its dates for pre-registration of kindergarten students for the 2013-2014 school year.
Preregistration will be held during the weeks of April 8-19, and parents must meet several requirements for enrolling their children in the public school district.
Children who are five years of age on or before October 1, 2013 are eligible to attend kindergarten for the 2013-14 school year.
Children who attend the Thelma B. Johnson Early Learning Center will have their paperwork (i.e. immunizations, birth certificate, eye exam, etc). forwarded to their receiving elementary school.
Children who are not enrolled at the Thelma B. Johnson Early Learning Center should register their children at their local elementary school in which they plan to attend. Those who have questions about which school is considered their local school should contact the Henderson County Transportation Department at 831-5120.
All elementary schools will take registrations from 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. each day. Each elementary school will have one night each week to register during the evening. To find out dates and times for evening registrations you must contact that particular school.
Before the first day of school in August 2013, parents will need to provide the following:
• A state-issued copy of the birth certificate;
• Updated Kentucky Immunization Certificate;
• Current physical on Kentucky forms-parents have 30 days from enrollment to complete and provide this to the school;
• Vision Exam required by January 1st of the kindergarten year; and
• Kentucky Dental Screening Exam by January 1st of the kindergarten year.
Every kindergarten student enrolled in Henderson County Schools will receive a notice for a free mandatory screening, which will take place July 22, 2013- August 17, 2013 at the Thelma B. Johnson Early Learning Center.
Preschool registration for the Thelma B. Johnson Early Learning Center will begin April 22, 2013 at the Professional Development Center located at 631 North Green Street. Free development screening for ages 3-4 will be offered at the Thelma B. Johnson Early Learning Center starting May 22, 2013.
Contact the Thelma B. Johnson Early Learning Center at 270.854.0140 for more information.
Information provided by Danielle Crafton
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