Kindergarten Information

January 6, 2020: A look ahead at what's to come!

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Join us for Kindergarten Information Week

Welcome incoming Kindergarten Class of school year 2021-2022! We are so happy that you are joining us and we are here to help you!


Kindergarten Information Week kicks off this Sunday, January 10th at 3pm. In past years we would host one Kindergarten Information Night where all of the incoming kindergarten parents/guardians would attend a presentation and then visit the cafeteria where various department representatives would be present to answer questions.


In this new virtual world, we have adjusted to be able to provide you with the same helpful information and access to to our departments. We are proud to present several 'Welcome to Kindergarten' videos where you will learn about our schools and some of the services that we provide.


The videos will go 'live' following the schedule below. Links to these videos will be shared in a new Smore, similar to this one, on Sunday, January 10th. Please tune-in when they launch or at your convenience after!


  • Sunday 1/10 at 3pm: Parent Information Center (PIC) YouTube Premiere

  • Sunday 1/10 at 4pm: Community Resource Development (CRD) YouTube Premiere

  • Sunday 1/10 at 4:30pm: Office of Multilingual Education (OME) YouTube Premiere

  • Sunday 1/10 at 5pm: Special Education Department You Tube Premiere

  • Sunday 1/10 at 5:30 pm: Health and Wellness Department You Tube Premiere

Kindergarten Booklet

Many of your questions can be answered by reviewing the Kindergarten Booklet. This can be found on the main page of the Parent Information Center website. We hope you’ll use the booklet as a resource as you go through the registration and assignment process.


Here are a few important pages in the booklet:

  • Required documents - Pages: 2 & 3
  • How assignments are made (Controlled School Choice) - Page: 4
  • Dual Language Programs - Page: 6
  • Transportation Policy - Page: 7
  • Calendar of School Tours - Pages: 8 & 9
  • School Hours - Page: 10
  • Elementary School Profiles - Starts on page 11
  • Before & After School Programs - Page: 20


Kindergarten Information Booklet Links

Kindergarten booklet (English)

Livro do Kindergarten (Português)

Folleto de Kindergarten (Español)

Framingham Public Schools Website (Overview)

www.framingham.k12.ma.us

Homepage

The homepage contains the main navigation to be able to access School and Department websites, as well as other important information. The rotating image carousel on top contains links to important current information. District News contains district-wide communication or announcements. The Press Release section contains anything news and noteworthy that has been shared with local media outlets for wider distribution.


PIC Website

The most important and relevant information here is focused on new student registration - both for Kindergarten or any grade for families who move into Framingham.


School Websites

Each school has a website and while these pages are a work in progress, you will be able to find contact information and news/updates. We are currently working on streamlining these pages and updating them with current information.


Department Websites

Each department such as Transportation, Office of Multilingual Education, Special Education, Health and Wellness, etc has their own website. Here they provide information on initiatives, contact information, access to forms, and more.

Have a Kindergarten / Registration question? Submit it in advance!

Please click here

Favor fazer sua pergunta aqui

Por favor haga clic aquí

Next Steps / Reminders


Anyone receiving this via email has already completed the pre-registration. If you have not, please do so now: Online Pre-Registration


If you have already done the pre-registration and need information on an upcoming Registration Appointment with PIC, please contact the Parent Information Center at parentinfo@framingham.k12.ma.us or at 508-424-3420.


Here is the general schedule / order of events:

  • Online pre-registration (through 4/2)
  • Schedule a phone appointment with PIC (through 4/2)
  • Watch videos / Attend virtual Office Hours during Kindergarten Information Week (Starts 1/10)
  • Virtual School Tours (March)
  • Deadline to submit school choice form is 4/8
  • Receive school assignment by 5/14
  • If you receive your school assignment and choose not to have your child attend Framingham Public Schools next year, we'll ask that you complete a form (to be provided) by 5/21.
  • Kindergarten Orientation on 6/1 (details TBD)

Framingham Public Schools

The mission of the Framingham Public Schools is to educate each student to learn and live productively as a critically-thinking, responsible citizen in a multicultural, democratic society by providing academically challenging instructional programs taught by highly-qualified staff and supported by comprehensive services in partnership with our entire community. For news, updates, and announcements, follow Framingham Public Schools (@FraminghamPS) on Facebook, Twitter, and (@framinghamschools) on Instagram. You can also join the conversation using #FraminghamSchools.