Throughout central Virginia, April 14 is the date to register children for kindergarten.
Kindergarten is a full-day program offered in every Chesterfield County elementary school. A child must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 30 to attend kindergarten.
Every Chesterfield County elementary school will register incoming kindergartners
9 a.m.-7 p.m. April 14, so parents should take their children to the elementary school they are zoned to attend. To find the correct school, parents may call 318-8743 or go online to mychesterfieldschools.com and click “find my school” in the parents section.
Children should come with their parents on April 14 for a brief evaluation. Parents must bring the child’s certified original birth certificate. To attend Chesterfield County Public Schools, children must reside in Chesterfield County with a parent or legal guardian, so parents must also bring to registration their photo ID and one of these proofs of residency:
Before the first day of school on Sept. 6, parents must supply medical records showing their child has had a physical examination within the past 12 months and listing the dates of each state-required immunization.
Parents can get more information by calling their neighborhood school or by visiting mychesterfieldschools.com/parents/preparing-for-school/student-registration.