2018-19 Kindergarten Enrollment

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    REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
    Please use the 2018-19 Kindergarten Registration Form if you are enrolling a student for the Fall of 2018.
    The 2017-18 Kindergarten Registration Form is only to be used if you are enrolling a student for this year.


    Northern York County School District offers a half-day Kindergarten Program for students that turn 5 years of age by September 1 of the given school year.  



    Click the dates below for more details on these events.

    2018 Dates to Remember

    February 1, 2018 - Sapphire online registration form.
    Click the date for directions on how to create a registration account.

    April 7, 2018 - Registration/Screening Day - Student must attend with Parent
    Dillsburg Elementary School – 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    by appointment only 

    May 9, 2018 - Registration/Screening Day 2 - Student must attend with Parent
    NYCSD Administration Building – 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    by appointment only 


    Ready Freddy - CLOSED - Registration is FULL
    April 12, April 19, April 26, May 3, and May 17, 2018 - Ready Freddy
    Northern Elementary School – 6:30 to 8:00 PM (FREE but registration required) 


    Kindergarten Hours:                      Modified Kindergarten Hours (for 2-hour delays):
    The determination of AM or PM is set annually based off of the geographical location of a student any given school year.
    AM          8:50 - 11:35 AM               AM         10:50 - 12:35
    PM        12:55 -   3:40PM                PM           1:55 -   3:40

    Registration Process:
    Once your online registration form has been filled out and submitted you will be contacted to set-up an appointment to complete the enrollment paperwork. Documents needed at time of meeting:

    • Proof of residency in the Northern York County School District
      - Acceptable forms include but are not limited to: current driver’s license, sales/lease agreement, utility bill.
    • Most Current Immunization Records
    • Copy of the Original Birth Certificate
    • Any Special Education or Gifted Program Documents, ex IEP (if applies)
    • Any Legal Documents involving custody/guardianship issues (if applies)

    Class Placement/Busing Assignment:
    A letter will be mailed the beginning of August providing information regarding the assigned session (AM or PM), busing information, and teacher assignments. This letter will also be communicated via the Parent Portal.  

    Orientation/Back-to-School Night:
    An orientation for incoming kindergarten students is typically held one evening the week before instruction begins. This orientation gives the students an opportunity to visit the classrooms, as well as ride the bus.  Parents attend orientation with their child (no younger siblings please).  A building wide Back-to-School night will also be held in September. More information regarding these events will be posted on each school buildings website closer to the first day of school.  

    Communication:
    In order to receive any further notifications you will need to sign up for a  Sapphire Parent Portal account.   Sapphire is NYCSD's central online portal for attendance, grades, discipline, student demographic information, and health information. Parents/guardians and students can log into the Community Web Portal to view grades, attendance and schedules in real-time.  Assignment grades will be provided for students in Grades 3-12 only. More information can be found on the Northern York County School District website within the Sapphire Information section.