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About Kindergarten and Early Kindergarten Enrollment

Kindergarten enrollment

Children who will be 5 years old on or before Sept. 15, 2017 are eligible for enrollment in kindergarten. We assign kindergarten students to the school in the boundary area that corresponds to their home address. Students who enroll after classes are full in their grade level at their boundary school may be assigned to a different school.

Early Kindergarten enrollment

Enrolling in Early Kindergarten is an option for children who will be 5 years old by September 15 but may not be ready for a full-day kindergarten program. We offer morning and afternoon half-day classes at Northwood Preschool Center, Monday through Friday, based on a regular kindergarten curriculum.

More information about Early Kindergarten

 To enroll in Kindergarten or Early Kindergarten

1, Please complete this online information request 

2017-18 Kindergarten/Early K information request

2. Come to the Registrar’s office at 2005 24th St.in Ames to complete the process.

Bring:

  • Evidence of child’s age, such original birth certificate or passport, 
  • Proof of residence, such as ease, mortgage, house title, or utility bill with current address,
  • Adoption or guardianship papers, if applicable.
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