Kindergarten Enrollment Packet 2021
West Hartford Public Schools
Parent/Guardian Evenings for Incoming Kindergarteners
Not sure which school is yours? Use the street selector tool on the Residency Office webpage.
What You Need To Do Now
Your first and most important job is to establish residency
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If you are currently enrolled in a WHPS Pre-K you do not have to register again.
It is a requirement to have a State of CT Health Record Form (including immunizations) on file with the school nurse. Please provide your most recent completed form to your school office by August 15, 2021. If you do not have one, please ask your pediatrician to complete one.
**Please complete the Health Records Signature Page
You may find these additional forms helpful:
Permission to Communicate with Your Child's Preschool/Childcare Provider
Before and After School Care
Each elementary school has a licensed program that provides before and after care for students in K-5th grade. To learn more about rates and hours please contact programs directly.
Checklist - make sure you complete all the items above!
- Call your school to let them know your kindergarten is coming this fall!
- Attend Kindergarten Orientation Evening
- Complete all three steps of online registration
- Send updated physical to the school nurse by August 15th
- Complete the Health Signature Page
- Complete the Parent/Caregiver Questionnaire
- Sign the waiver allowing Kindergarten and preschool teachers to communicate
- Sign up for before/after school care program.
What You Can Do Later
A practice bus ride will be available for incoming kindergarten students on Monday, August 9, 2021. Practice rides will take place at your elementary school at 9:00 a.m. More information
We encourage families to apply early for free & reduced priced lunch. If you qualify for free or reduced price lunch, breakfast is free.
Regular school day hours are:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:35 a.m.- 3:20 p.m.
Wednesday 8:35 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Learn more in the Parent Guide to Special Education in West Hartford Public Schools.