Preschool Registration Information

Shelby County Public Schools

Northside Early Childhood Center

Sign up for a Development Screening: August 2nd and 3rd Call 502-633-5123

Preschool Registration Information: What you need to know?

We will begin our preschool registration for the 2021-22 school year on April 1st, and continue throughout the year. Preschool Application can be picked up at Northside Early Childhood Center in person Monday-Friday 8am-3am. For after hour pick up, applications can be picked up in the file cabinet at the front entrace of Northside. (Orange folders are Spanish and Yellow Folders are English.)


The Kentucky Preschool Program is available to all children determined to be eligible. Families may begin the process to determine eligibility at Northside Early Childhood Center.


Four-year-old children without a disability or developmental delay must meet ALL the following criteria:

* Must be 4 years old before or on August 1 of the current school year

* Must be a resident of the Shelby County School District

* Must meet income eligibility guidelines (160%) - click income guidelines

Three and four-year-old children may be eligible for preschool upon the child’s third birthday if the determination has been made by the Admissions and Release Committee that the child has a developmental delay or disability and may be in need of special education services.


The following are the required documents your child will need prior to attending Northside Early Childhood Center Preschool Program:

  • 2 proofs of address
  • Proof of Income (2 paycheck stubs/or tax forms)
  • Copy of Birth Certificate

  • Physical Examination Form

  • Immunization Certificate

  • Vision Examination by an eye doctor

All immunizations must be up to date.


Register for a Development Preschool Screening:

Northside has several preschool screening throughout the year. If you are interested in a screening. You can complete this form and we will contact you to schedule a development screening.


Registro preescolar: ¿Qué necesitas saber?

Comenzaremos nuestra matriculas de preescolar el 1 de Abril.


El Programa Preescolar de Kentucky está disponible para todos los niños que se determine que son elegibles. Las familias pueden comenzar el proceso para determinar la elegibilidad en su escuela de origen.

Los niños de cuatro años sin discapacidad o retraso en el desarrollo deben cumplir TODOS los siguientes criterios:


* Debe tener 4 años de edad antes o el 1 de agosto del año escolar actual

* Debe ser residente del Distrito Escolar del Condado de Shelby

* Debe cumplir con las pautas de elegibilidad de ingresos: haga clic aquí para obtener pautas


Los niños de tres y cuatro años pueden ser elegibles para la educación preescolar en el tercer cumpleaños del niño si el Comité de Admisiones y Liberaciones ha determinado que el niño tiene un retraso o discapacidad en el desarrollo y puede necesitar servicios de educación especial.


Los siguientes son los documentos requeridos que su hijo necesitará antes de asistir al Programa Preescolar Northside Early Childhood Center:


  • Copia del certificado de nacimiento

  • Formulario de examen físico

  • Certificado de inmunizacion (vacunas)

  • Examen de la vista por un oculista

  • Todas las vacunas deben estar al día.
  • Dos comprobantes de domicilio
  • Comprobante de ingresos (dos talones de cheques/los impuestos)



Regístrese para una evaluación preescolar de desarrollo:


Northside tiene varias evaluaciones preescolares durante todo el año. Si está interesado en una proyección. Puede completar este formulario y nos comunicaremos con usted para programar una evaluación de desarrollo.




Preschool Office Staff

821 College Street

502-633-5123


Emily Swindler

Northside Early Childhood Center Principal

emily.swindler@shelby.kyschools.us


Mirza Mendizabal

Adminstrative Secretary

mirza.mendizabal@shelby.kyschools.us


Kim Malone

Response to Intervention Coordinator

kimberly.malone@shelby.kyschools.us


Mary Bracken

Special Education Consultant

mary.bracken@shelby.kyschools.us

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Shelby County: Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative Head Start Program

Head Start is offered to children who will be 3 years old on or before August 1st AND who meet Head Start eligibility requirements. The program is offered through the Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative locations at Clear Creek Elementary, Painted Stone Elementary and Northside Early Childhood Center. ONLINE applications are currently being taken. Please visit us at www.facebook.com/ovecheadstart or www.ovec.org to start your child’s application today!



If your child will be attending the Head Start Program, one or more of the following income documents will be required in addition to the documents listed above.


· Copy of 2019 1040 Tax Return from ALL parents/guardians living in home

· Copy of K-TAP Award Letter

· Copy of SSI Award Letter

· Copy of Foster Parent Contract OR TEMPORARY Custody Court Order


If you are interested in more information about Head Start, please contact one of their Shelby County Family Advocate below:


Avery Davis adavis@ovec.org 502-203-5193 (Northside Early Childhood Center Office)

Rachael Noyes rnoyes@ovec.org 502-525-4028 (Painted Stone Elementry Office)

Vanesa Arteaga varteaga@ovec.org 502-779-0527 (Clear Creek Elementary Office)

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Preschool Screening to Referrall Process

Call or Email Northside to Schedule your Development Screener today!!



Email Kim Malone or Call 502-633-5123

kimberly.malone@shelby.kyschools.us