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Kindergarten Registration Info

PIC provides this information in order to offer families the resources they need to support the growth and development of their children.
Kindergarten Registration for the 2017-2018 school year will be held February 28 through May 31, 2017.
Important dates
  • Kindergarten Registration: February 28-May 31, 2017
  • Kindergarten Open House Day: March 7, 2017
  • Kindergarten Open House Week: May 8-May 12, 2017
Kindergarten Registration Policies from the School District
  • Your child must be 5 years old on or before September 1. No exceptions.
  • The School District does not test for early admission to kindergarten under any circumstances.
  • Any 6-year-old child, who did not attend kindergarten, may attend kindergarten instead of 1st grade, at the written request of the parent(s).
  • For 1st grade, children must reach the compulsory school age of six on or before September 1.
  • Visit your neighborhood school or use School Finder (https://webapps1.philasd.org/school_finder/) to locate the nearest school. Be sure to bring the documents listed on the district website.
  • When a pupil applies for admission to any school, it becomes the responsibility of the school to complete enrollment if he/she resides within the boundary lines, or immediately secure accurate information as to where the pupil should apply.
If you have questions, contact Sharai Cunningham at shcunningham@philasd.org or call (215) 400-6140.