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Kindergarten 2021-2022

Last Updated: 9/18/2020 5:01 PM

For the 2021-2022 school year, check here for online registration information and links in January 2021. 

 

Change in Birthday Cutoff Date for Kindergarten

In 2012, the Kentucky Legislature changed the birthday eligibility cutoff date for kindergarteners effective for the 2017-2018 school year. Children entering kindergarten must now turn 5 on or before August 1.

Early Kindergarten Entry

Parents of a child who turns 5 between August 2 and September 30 and exhibits high levels of cognitive, academic, and social/emotional aptitude may petition the school district for early enrollment in kindergarten. The process begins with the application which must be completed and returned to the district office by January 31. Once the application is received, parents will be notified of the next steps for admission. 

 

 

Required Documents  -

  • 2 Proofs of Residency (examples include lease, mortgage, utility bills)
  • Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card (required for state-funded student scholarship program called KEES)
  • Kentucky Immunization Form
  • Physical Examination Form*
  • Dental Form*
  • Vision Form*
  • Court documentation for shared parenting situations

For Explanation of Medical Requirements click here

*For Physical, Dental, Vision Forms click here

**Those listed above in bold are required to be submitted before any placement can be considered.  Other documents may be submitted at a later date prior to the first day of school.**

 

 

Link to District boundaries map: http://www.fortthomas.kyschools.us/Content/districtboundaries