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Kindergarten Registration

 

Early Entrance Request Procedure

New entry age for kindergarten (click here)


 

Parents of children who are eligible for Kindergarten in August of 2024 as well as Grade One (1) students who have been attending a private kindergarten program, are urged to register their children. Children must be five (5) years of age as of September 1, 2024 to be eligible to attend Kindergarten in August 2024.

 

The registration link is now available, and you will be able to enter your information to request the registration documents.  Once the packet is complete, an appointment is required to drop off the documents Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.  To schedule an appointment please reach out to 203-888-4564 x1900 or poakley@seymourschools.org .

 

Parents must provide a copy of the child’s official birth certificate, immunization records and proof of residency. Proof of residency documentation includes driver’s license, house deed or lease and two utility bills. Children should have the required immunization inoculations and boosters for the following: Polio, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, DTaP, Varicella, Hib (Hemophilus Influenza Type B), and Hep B (Hepatitis B), Pneumococcal, and Hep A.

 

Connecticut State Education Law requires that all school children have a health examination prior to entering kindergarten. We strongly encourage you to have your private physician perform this examination prior to August 1, 2024 so that your child may be admitted to school on August 30, 2024. Your private physician is the health individual who knows the most about your child's health and can contribute to the preservation of your child's health.

 

Completed physical paperwork must be returned no later than August 14, 2024 in order for students to start school.

 

Along with the health examination, a hematocrit or hemoglobin blood test, vision, auditory, and postural screening must be performed, plus adequate immunizations. The following are the immunization requirements prior to registration:

 

1.         DTaP– At least four (4) doses. The last dose must be given on or after 4th birthday

2.         Polio – At least three (3) doses. The last dose must be given on or after 4th birthday

3.         MMR – Two (2) doses separated by at least 28 days, first dose on or after the 1st birthday

4.         Hib – One (1) dose on or after the 1st birthday for children less than 5 years old

5.         Hep B – Three (3) doses, last dose on or after 24 weeks of age

6.         Varicella (Chicken Pox) – Two (2) doses separated by at least 3 months, 1st dose on or after the  1st birthday or verification of disease

7.         Pneumococcal – One (1) dose on or after 1st birthday for children less than 5 years old

8.         Hep A – Two (2) doses given Six (6) calendar months apart, first dose on or after 1st birthday

 

If you have any questions, feel free to discuss them with your child's private physician or contact the principal of your child's school.

 

Click here for registration materials: https://forms.gle/zYrevYR4YFYSM2CJ8