Kendall accepting registrations for Pre-K and kindergarten

Posted 16 March 2018 at 9:07 am

Press Release, Kendall Central School

KENDALL – Kendall Central School District is currently accepting registrations for its Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) and kindergarten programs for the 2018-19 school year.

Any child who is 4 years old by December 1, 2018 is eligible to enroll in UPK. Any child who is 5 years old by December 1, 2018 is eligible to enroll in kindergarten. Eligible students must be a resident of the Kendall Central School District.

Kindergarten follows the Elementary School calendar and schedule of 8:40 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Kindergarten screenings will occur on July 31 and August 1-2. You will receive a phone call in June to schedule an appointment.

The Kendall UPK program is held five days per week. The morning session is held from 8:40-11:30 a.m. and the afternoon session is from 12:50-3:30 p.m. The district offers transportation for children enrolled in the Kendall UPK program who are 4 years old. You are also welcome to transport your child on your own. Placement in the UPK morning or afternoon class will be determined by the transportation department and your address. Parents will be informed which UPK session their child has been assigned to in July.

Both the kindergarten and UPK programs follow the school district’s calendar and adhere to the district’s Board of Education student attendance policy.

Kendall Central School District has established a collaborative partnership with Head Start of Orleans County. The Head Start program is held at Kendall Elementary five days per week, following the district calendar and providing transportation for students. The main difference is the Head Start program is held Mondays through Thursdays from 11:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. and on Fridays from 11:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. To enroll your child in this program, you may contact Head Start at 585-659-8916.

If you would like to enroll your child in the Kendall UPK or kindergarten programs, please contact Tammie Miller at 585-659-8317, extension 1402, to have a registration packet and a list of required documents mailed to you. The completed packet and a copy of the required documents must be returned no later than May 4. The mailing address is Kendall Elementary School, Attention: Registration, 1932 Kendall Rd, Kendall, NY 14476.

If you have any questions about the kindergarten or UPK programs, please feel free to contact the Elementary Principal, Sharon Smith, at 585-659-8317, extension 1401.

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