Kindergarten Registration

  • Kindergarten registration for the 2024-2025 school year will open on January 16, 2024.

    A few things to note:

    • New kindergarten students must turn 5 years old by Sept. 30 of the year that they start school.
    • DCS Kindergarten is half-day (AM or PM).
    • Placement for AM or PM kindergarten will take place at the building level.
    • Preschoolers currently enrolled and attending classes in our Preschool building DO NOT need to enroll again.  If a preschool student receives services through the preschool but does not attend full-time, they will need to re-enroll.
    • Health and Clinic Information for Kindergarten Students
    • Kindergarten Information Night for the 2024-25 school year is April 23, 2024 @ 6:30 p.m. at each of our elementary schools.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • At what age should my child start kindergarten?

  • How do I enroll my kindergartener?

  • When is Kindergarten Info Night?

  • Is kindergarten all-day or half-day?

  • Do kindergarteners receive transportation services?

  • What else should I know about kindergarten transportation?

  • What immunizations are required for school attendance?

  • How can I prepare my child for kindergarten?

  • Does Ohio require children to attend kindergarten?

  • Can I home school my child for kindergarten in the upcoming school year, even if my child will not be old enough to attend kindergarten?

  • What is early entrance to kindergarten or first grade?

  • How do I refer my child for early entrance to kindergarten?

  • Is there a dress code?

  • What is the process if my child rides a bus?