Kindergarten enrollment dates announced
Kindergarten enrollment dates
Kindergarten enrollment will be held online on May 12, 13 and 14 with parents using an online Google form. Please note that each elementary school has its own form.
To be eligible to attend kindergarten, a student must be age 5 before Aug. 1, 2020. According to Missouri law, a child is eligible for admission to kindergarten if the child reaches the age of 5 prior Aug. 1, 2020, or if the child is a military dependent who has successfully completed a state-accredited pre-kindergarten program or has attended a state-accredited kindergarten program in another state. Please note there are no exceptions made to this state law.
Parents will need to know which school their child will attend, which is based on where they live. The district has five elementary schools – East, Freedom, Partridge, Thayer and Wood. The streets they serve are listed on the 2020-21 Enrollment Information Form at https://www.waynesville.k12.
In addition to knowing which school their child will attend, parents will need the following items:
1) Child’s birth certificate*
2) Child’s shot record*
3) Proof of residence* (See detailed info)
4) Discipline Form* (https://www.waynesville.k12.
5) Transportation Form* (https://www.waynesville.k12.
6) FERPA Form/Directory Information Form* (https://www.waynesville.k12.
* Please scan the item or take a photo of each completed document so that you will be prepared to upload the documents at the end of the Google form before you click submit. Forms 4, 5 and 6 have links above. Print the forms, fill them out and sign them. You will upload these documents at the end of the Google form.
Proof of Residence
Any ONE of the following documents in the parent/guardian’s name meets the state’s proof of residence requirements:
1) property tax statement
2) utility bill/agreement (must be dated within the last
60 days). Utilities include water, electric, trash, gas
and home phone/internet. Cell phone agreements
may not be used to meet this criteria.
3) real estate contract
4) rental agreement/receipt
5) military housing contract
If you have questions about these documents, please contact 573-842-2092.
Steps for registration
Once you have acquired and completed your required documents, please take the following steps on May 12, 13 or 14:
Step 1: Determine if your child is eligible to enter kindergarten.
(See Eligibility requirements.)
Step 2: Determine the school your child will attend. (See
Step 3: Scan or take a photo of the required documents. (See
Step 4: Go to the link to the Google doc (that will be available
after 5 p.m. on Friday, May 8) for the school that your
kindergartner will attend
Step 5: Complete the sections in the Google doc and then upload
the 6 required documents (birth certificate, shot record, proof
of residence, discipline form, transportation form and FERPA/
Directory Information Form)
Step. 6: Click submit
Please note that the link to the Google doc for kindergarten registration will be available after 5 p.m. on Friday, May 8.
What if I am unable to do this at home?
Parents who are unable to complete the Google form online at home will need to set up an appointment with the school where their child will attend. Please remember to bring the birth certificate, shot record and proof of residence required documents to the appointment. Phone numbers are listed at https://www.waynesville.k12.
What if I need help or have questions?
If you need help or have questions along the way, please call 573-842-2092 or 573-842-2038.
May 4, 2020