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Kindergarten!Registration!
Information!2017!
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Prepare!your!family!for!
Kindergarten!
Registration!and!the!
transition!to!
Kindergarten!
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Thursday,!March!9
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!at!your!neighborhood!school!
Check!school’s!website!for!registration!times!!
It!is!important!to!register!on!the!9
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space!
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By!state!law,!students!entering!Kindergarten!
must!be!five!years!old!on!or!before!
September!1,!2017!
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Registration!Day!!
What!to!bring!
Your!child!registering!for!kindergarten!!
Certified!birth!certificate!!
Immunization!record!
Proof!of!residence!(electrical!bill)!
Paperwork!to!complete!!
Enrollment!Form!
Health!History!Form!
Home!Language!survey!!
Forms!can!be!picked!up!at!schools!ahead!of!time.!
Information!you !will!rece ive!
Kindergarten!Readiness!Resources!
School!calendar!
What!happens!!
Your!child!will!participate!in!school!readiness!activities!
You!will!have!the!opportunity!to!meet!school!staff!
You!will!have!the!opportunity!to!ask!questions!
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District!Transportation!!
!First!Student!bus!company!provides!
transportation!for!the!Boise!Sc ho ol !Dist rict!
Regular!bus!stops!are!created!
Transportation!is!the!responsibility!of!the!parent,!if!you!live!outside!the!school!
boundaries!!
For!further!information!concerning!the!criteria!for!transportation,!go!to!
www.boiseschools.org!
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Kindergarten!Day!
23!students!per!class!
One!teacher!
5!days!a!week!
AM!Session!8:45!–!11:30!or!*9:15-12:00!
PM!Session!12:30!–!3:15!or!*1:00-3:45!!
*Amity,!Hawthorne,!Hillcrest,!Lowell,!Morley!Nelson,!River!Side,!Shadow!Hills,!
Whittier!
Food!Programs!differ!with!each!school!or!teacher!
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Before/After!School!Care!!
Discuss!with!your!childcare!transportation!to!and!from!school!
Just!For!Kids”! is !a!Boise!School!District!on-site!childcare!
program!
o Located!at!12!elementary!school!sites!!
o Tuition!based!
o Applications!are!located!at!www.boiseschools.org!!
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Preparing!your!child!for!Kindergarten!!!
Take!a!tour!of!the!school!
Play!on!the!school’s!playground!during!the!summer!
Sing!and!play!with!language,!nursery!rhymes!
Use!the!Kindergarten!Readiness!Resources!to!have!your!child:!!!
o Practice!writing!his/her!name!!
o Practice!counting!and!finding!numbers!0-10!
o Practice!identifying!letters!and!reading!them!in!and!out!of!order!
Hop,!jump,!skip!
Enjoy!your!summer!!
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OPTIONS!
Open!Enrollment!!
Parents!desiring!to!enroll!their!child!in!a!school!other!than!their!neighborhood!school,!
need!to!apply!for!admission!to!that!school!
Application!Process!
Read!the!Board!Policy!Manual!section!on!Open!Enrollment!
Fill!out!Open!Enrollment!form!
Fill!out!Contract!
Return!the!completed!form!to!the!appr op ria t e!sc ho ol!
Forms!are!located!at!www.boiseschools.org!!
Deadline!for!first!consideration-!Feb.!1!
Points!to!Remember!!
Register!at!your!neighborhood!school!
Transportation!is!the!responsibility!of!the!parent!!
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Extended!Day!Kindergarten!
The!District!offers!a!tuition-based!full-day!kindergarten!program.!Parents!who!wish!to!
have!their!child!participate!in!the!additional!half-day!kindergarten,!pay!a!tuition!fee!to!
support!the!extra!instruction.!!
Participating!School!(if!enrollment!is!sufficient)!!
o Amity!Elementary!!
o Hidden!Springs!Elementary!
o Highlands!Elementary!
o Liberty!Elementary!
o Longfellow!Elementary!
o Lowell!Elementary!
o Maple!Grove!
o Pierce!Park!Elementary!
o Roosevelt!Elementary!
o Shadow!Hills!Elementary!!
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Annual!tuition!is!$2,250.00,!to!be!paid!in!nine!equal!installments!of!$250.00!per!
month!from!September-May.!There!is!also!a!non-refundable!$35.00!registration!fee!
that!will!be!collected!at!the!time!of!acceptance!into!the!program.!
Application!can!be!made!directly!to!one!of!the!participating!schools!listed!above.!
Forms!are!located!at!www.boiseschools.org!!
Register!at!your!neighborhood!school!
Transportation!is!the!responsibility!of!the!parent!
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Dual!Language!Program!
The!Dual!Language!is!a!program!strand!where!half!of!the!instruction!is!provided!in!Eng lis h !
and!the!other!half!in!Spanish.!!
Programs!are!located!at!Whitney!and!Whittier!Elementary!!
Application!Process!
Fill!out!application!form!
Forms!are!located!at!www.boiseschools.!org!
Deadline-!April!1!!
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Points!to!Remember!!
Register!at!your!neighborhood!school!
Transportation!is!the!responsibility!of!the!parent!
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Contact!Information:!
www.boiseschools.org!(Boise!School!District!!/!Parents!&!Patrons!/!How!To!
Enroll!/!Kindergarten!Registration)!or!contact!your!neighborhood!school.!
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