Kindergarten Registration
Kindergarten Registration
Posted on 03/17/2015

To be admitted to a kindergarten program, a child must be not less 5 years of age prior to September 1st of that school year.

 

Kindergarten registration for 2015-16 will be held at the elementary school of residence for the student enrolling. Registration begins March 17, 2015, from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. and will be held every day during the day thereafter.

 

 Required immunizations:

 

 State law requires that children entering Washington public schools must show proof of having had the following immunizations:

 

  • Diphtheria, Tetanus, and acellular Pertussis vaccine (DTaP). Four doses, the last of which must have been given on or after the child’s fourth birthday.
  • Polio vaccine. Three doses if the last dose is given on or after the fourth birthday. Four doses if all doses are given before the child's fourth birthday.
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR). Two doses. The first dose must be given on or after the first birthday and at least 28 days prior to the second dose.
  • Hepatitis B. Three doses at recommended intervals.
  • Varicella (chickenpox). Two doses received on or after the first birthday and at least 28 days apart, or one of the following:
    • A health care provider’s note giving diagnosis or verification of a history of varicella disease or herpes zoster. Parental documentation of history of varicella will no longer be accepted for kindergarten students.
    • Date of blood test (titer) showing serological proof of immunity to varicella or herpes zoster.
    • Exemption from immunity based on a medical, religious, or personal reasons.

 

Required immunizations can be obtained from a family physician or by contacting the Multicare (formerly Good Samaritan) Mobile Health Services at (253) 697-4010. Children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and a shot record is required. Click here to visit the Multicare Mobile Health Services Web site.

 

 For questions about kindergarten registration, call the district Student Learning and Instructional Support department at (253) 435-6726.

 

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