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Kindergarten registration 2020

Registration for new kindergarten students begins Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. Parents of eligible students can visit their

neighborhood school to pick-up a registration packet. A child must be five years old by August 31 of the current year to be eligible for kindergarten enrollment.

Parents can fill out the necessary paperwork and register their child now. Tours of schools and meetings with teachers will be conducted in mid-April during the “Ready for Kindergarten” events being held at each school where staff will share expectations for students as they enter kindergarten and provide families with some fun activities to help ensure that your child is prepared.

We offer free full‚Äźday Kindergarten program in every elementary school. Kindergartners attend school on the same schedule as those 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 or PE
  • Transportation is provided to students on an established bus route

Register for Kindergarten

Getting Ready for Kindergarten


Students turning five years old between September 1st and September 30, 2020, are eligible to apply for Early Entrance to Kindergarten. To apply for early entrance, please contact Cheri Eckstein (425-204-2398). The deadline for application is June 5, 2020. 

Applications may be e-mailed, mailed or hand-delivered to Cheri Eckstein at the Renton School District office located at Kohlwes Education Center, 300 SW 7th Street Renton, WA 98057.  Must be received by 4:00 p.m. on June 5, 2020.