Registration for incoming kindergarten students in the for the 2012 -2013 school year will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., March 1, 2012.
Students will register at the following elementary schools:
- J. L. Mudd
- Mount Hope
- St. Peters
- Progress South
- Twin Chimneys
- Rock Creek
- Mid Rivers
- Pheasant Point
- Westhoff Elementary Schools.
To be eligible for kindergarten, a child must have reached the age of five years before Aug. 1. Children who have not attended kindergarten in the Fort Zumwalt School District and have reached the age of six years before Aug. 1, may register for the first grade on the same date and at the same locations.
A valid birth certificate, proof of residency, and immunization records must be presented at the time of registration.
For proof of residency, one of these documents must be submitted:
- Unpaid electric or gas bill
- Both lease/rental agreement
- Paid closing documentation from recent house purchase
At this time, the child’s parent or guardian will receive a packet of information including a physical examination form, which should be returned on or before the first school day.
Three doses of Hepatitis B vaccine are required for all students entering Kindergarten. The Hepatitis B vaccination series requires a six six month time span and must be completed, or in progress, before the first day of classes. Students must have completed all immunizations and have, at a minimum, begun the Hepatitis B series in order to be permitted to attend the first school day.
Immunizations may be scheduled through the St. Charles County Health Department, 1650 Boonslick, St. Charles, 636-949-1857.
Senate Bill 16 requires every child enrolling in kindergarten or first grade in a public elementary school receive one comprehensive vision examination performed by a state licensed optometrist or physician. This must be completed by January first of the first year the student is enrolled unless the parent requests an exemption in writing.