Kindergarten Registration for 2019-2020
Each year the Big Spring School District begins the process of preliminary registration for children in the District who are eligible to attend kindergarten in the upcoming school year. All families must complete the preliminary registration process, but completing the online Registration Gateway process prior to coming to the District Offices will significantly reduce your time investment at the District Office during the preliminary registration. Workstations are available at the District Office prior to and during preliminary registration for anyone who doesn't have online access.
The District has designated the following dates and times for the preliminary kindergarten registration process:
All sessions have been held. Please call 717-776-2000 for an appointment.
If you have a child who will be five years old on or before September 1, 2019, please plan to attend the preliminary kindergarten registration that will be held at the Big Spring School District Administrative Office. The preliminary registration will be open to all interested families of kindergarten eligible children and appointments are not necessary. Please come to the Administrative Office anytime between the designated hours listed above to complete the necessary process.
During your time at the preliminary kindergarten registration, you can expect to complete several important documents that will be reviewed. Please note that the preliminary registration process does not require the attendance of your kindergarten-aged child and securing necessary care for them while you are completing this process will even serve to make the process more efficient.
To access and complete the online forms in the new registration system (Registration Gateway) prior to the preliminary registration dates, click the "Click Here for Kindergarten Registration" graphic below. Printing and completing the Kindergarten Enrollment Documents prior to beginning the online process is recommended. During the online registration process, you will have the opportunity to upload all required documents or blank enrollment documents will be available to complete at the District Office during preliminary registration.
Kindergarten Enrollment Documents -- NOTE: The preliminary registration process should be started even if the child has not yet received his or her 5-year old physical.
There will also be several documents that will be necessary for you to furnish to complete this process as well. Please plan on bringing the following required documents (even if uploaded) with you to the preliminary registration for review:
- Birth Certificate
- Immunization Records
- Proof of Residency
- Driver's License of Parent/Legal Guardian Enrolling Student
- Completed Health Survey
- Speech and Hearing Questionnaire
- Court Order, PFA, and/or Custody Agreement if applicable
Proof of Residency is for the parent/legal guardian and is defined as one of the following:
- Sales Agreement
- Copy of Current Utility Bill
(Proof of residency is a copy of a rental agreement that includes the address where you are living in the Big Spring School District, a copy of a sales agreement for a residence you purchased or are in the process of purchasing in the Big Spring School District, a copy of a current utility bill (electric bill, water/sewer bill, cell or telephone bill) in the name of the parent/guardian completing the Address Change Form which includes the new address where you are living in the Big Spring School District.)
For questions regarding these documents and acceptable documentation of each, feel free to call the District at 717-776-2000.
Upon successful completion of the preliminary registration, each family will receive confirmation of the scheduled time to attend Kindergarten Registration at one of the elementary buildings. It is during this time that our future kindergarten students will be able to meet kindergarten teachers, see the building, and start the process of becoming a Big Spring Bulldog! Again, dates and times for those events will be given at the completion of the preliminary registration process.