Future Kindergarten Information
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Kindergarten Registration Information
STEP #1 Complete Online Registration
Your child is eligible for kindergarten if they are 5 years of age by August 1 and have a legal settlement in the Westfield Washington School System.
1. Click here to register.
2. Using the map/address tool on the registration page, please verify which school your child should attend. Please select the correct school when registering.
3. Create your account (must have an email address to register).
Documents for Registration – Birth Certificate, Proof of Residency, Driver's License and Current/Updated Immunizations.
These items may be scanned during the registration process or you may bring them to the office to have copies made.
STEP #2 Sign up for a Kindergarten Screening
All kindergarten students will be screened.
Kindergarten Screening Date/Times: Monday, July 19th from 10 AM to 1:00 PM. Please come to Door #1 at Shamrock Springs, 747 W. 16st Street, Westfield. If this date does not work with your family schedule, please don't worry. Your child will be assessed within the first couple weeks of school by their classroom teacher..
Our kindergarten teachers do a basic screening with every child that registers for kindergarten. This screening takes approximately 20 minutes to complete. The purpose is to get a sense of your child's readiness for kindergarten.
Click here for a Kindergarten Readiness worksheet.
Click here to register for a screening time.
STEP #3 Fill out the "Getting to Know Your Child Form"
Please click here to complete the "Getting to Know Your Child" form. This will give the teachers basic background/developmental information about your child.
STEP #4: View the Little Shamrock Night Presentation
Click here to view the Little Shamrock Night Presentation from 2020. (This video was made before COVID restrictions were in place)
STEP #5 Purchase Supplies
The deadline for ordering Student Supply kits from the PTO has passed. All of the items listed can be purchased from Walmart, Target, CVS, Walgreens or grocery stores. You may download a copy of the kindergarten supply list here.
STEP #6 Sign Up for Before and After School Care (if needed)
Registration for BAC for 2021-2022 school year will begin May 10, 2021 at 6 am..
If your child will need Before and/or After School Care, please click here to visit the Student Support Service Page for the BAC program. This program is very popular and fills up quickly.
STEP #7 Fill Out Safe Visitor Background Check
AT THIS TIME, DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS, NO VISITORS ARE ALLOWED
We recommend this process is completed before the start of school. Background checks can take between 5-10 business days to complete.
Background checks: A SafeVisitor background check will be required for anyone who visits our schools, including family members and friends of our students. If you are planning on being a lunch guest, attending classroom parties, volunteering in the classroom, being a room parent or attending any of the field trips as a chaperone, a background check is required. You may come into the school office without a background check, however, you will not be allowed into the rest of the school.
Click here for a form that explains the SafeVisitor Visitor Management Process.