Kindergarten registration for all school divisions in Central Virginia is April 19. 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, 2018, to attend kindergarten.
Every Chesterfield County elementary school will register incoming kindergartners from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. on April 19. Parents are asked to 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 families section.
Children should come with their parents on April 19 for a brief evaluation. Parents must bring the child’s certified original birth certificate or execute a school age affidavit during registration in accordance with state law. New this year, parents will be able to preregister students online prior to coming to the on-site registration date. Online preregistration will open on April 9 at mychesterfieldschools.com.
To attend Chesterfield County Public Schools, children must reside in Chesterfield County with a parent or legal guardian, so parents must also bring their photo ID and one of these proofs of residency to the registration:
Before the first day of school on Sept. 4, 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 find out more information about kindergarten registration by calling their neighborhood school or by visiting mychesterfieldschools.com.