JEFFERSON - Kindergarten registration is soon to begin for the Jefferson Area Local Schools district.
JALS offers all-day, every-day kindergarten.
This registration is for children at Jefferson and Rock Creek Elementary schools.
Kindergarten children must be five years of age on or before Aug. 1, 2017.
Registration and screening will be by appointment only at:
—Jefferson Elementary School
Tuesday, April 11, and Wednesday, April 12
—Rock Creek Elementary School
Thursday, April 13
Make your appointment by calling your school office from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. starting Monday, March 13, through Friday, March 24.
Only parents/guardians are permitted to register their child. In cases of divorce or separation, only the custodial parent/guardian can register the child.
Important: During this call, please be prepared to give your child’s full name, mailing and street address, home phone number, cell-phone number, date of birth and the names and work phone numbers of parents/ custodian/guardians.
Parents/guardians need to bring their child to the registration appointment and their child’s:
1. Birth Certificate
2. Immunization Record – State law requires a complete series of: DTAP, IPV, MMR, Hepatitis B and Chicken Pox. The Complete Immunization Record is
required at the time of registration.
3. Proof of Residency. Parents/guardians must bring their recent electric or other utility bill – it must have their name, address and the date on it. (If parents/guardians are living with a relative or friend, bring their most recent electric or other utility bill. It must have their name, address and date on it.)
4. Legal document showing proof of custody if a divorce or separation is involved.
5. Child’s Social Security number
6. Drivers’ license
At the registration appointment, a series of screening tests will be given to the child. The areas screened will be language arts and math. The screening program will not exclude any children from school that are of legal age. However, it will help parents make informed decisions about their child’s school career. Allow approximately 45-60 minutes for the appointment.
Additional services offered include:
—Jefferson Safety Town registration – sponsored by the Jefferson Community Center
—Rock Creek Safety Town registration – sponsored by Rock Creek Elementary School PTO
School officials remind parents that it is important that they register their child on one of these dates so the school district can plan classes now for the fall.
For more information, contact Jefferson Elementary at (440) 576-2646 or Rock Creek Elementary at (440) 563-3820.