register FOR kindergarten 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR
It's time for Kindergarten registration! To register, children must be 5-years-old by Aug. 31, 2022.
Renton School District offers free full‐day kindergarten programs in every elementary school. Kindergartners attend school on the same schedule as students in grades 1-5. Core curriculum of reading; writing; mathematics; science; social studies; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM); and additional experiences in art, music and PE.
Find your neighborhood school by entering your home address into the "Find Your School" below, then complete the online registration process.
To register, you'll need:
- Child's birth certificate
- Proof of residence (rental agreement, mortgage statement, utility bill, etc.)
- Emergency contacts
- Child's health & immunization records
If your student(s) currently attend Meadow Crest Early Learning Center registration for kindergarten is not needed. However, please connect with your neighborhood school to provide updated student immunization records prior to the start of school.
- Kindergarten Early Entrance Application
- What children are eligible for Early Entrance Testing?
- Why does my child, with a September birthday, have to be assessed when children with August birthdays do not?
- What will the assessment be like?
- Why is the process for Early Entrance so rigorous?
- Why do some students take longer or shorter amounts of time to complete the assessment?
- Should I talk to my child about going to Kindergarten this year?
- Is there an appeal process if my child DOES NOT qualify for Early Entrance into Kindergarten?
- Does Renton accept outside evaluations that show my child is ready for Kindergarten?
- Can my child be retested if they do not qualify?