Kindergarten registration for the 2023-24 school year is now open! Parents are encouraged to register their child for kindergarten if he/she will be 5 by August 1, 2023.Note: If you want to enroll a Kindergarten student who lives out-of-district, please complete a 2023-24 New Student Enrollment application as soon as possible. That application will be placed on hold until after the student's Inter-District transfer application can be reviewed.Center Grove offers a full-day Kindergarten Program which meets daily. There is no tuition cost for the full-day program. Parents will pay textbook and supply fees. Quick links to websites for each elementary school are available at the bottom of this page.
To ensure that your child is ready and prepared for kindergarten, please see the Kindergarten Readiness page for links to documents and videos related to skills that are necessary for success in kindergarten.
In order to enroll in Center Grove schools, students must be 5 years of age on or before August 1, 2023.
Early Entrance Waivers
Center Grove does not have a waiver option for incoming Kindergarten students whose birthday is after August 1. Click here to view information about Center Grove's policy and practice for Kindergarten enrollment and early entrance waivers for incoming 1st grade students.
Required Enrollment Documents
(Please upload via the new student online application portal):
- Your child's birth certificate
- Your child’s immunization records
- Proof of residency (example: lease, utility bill)
Find out which elementary school your neighborhood attends by using the locator tool located on our Boundaries and Transfer Information page. If you wish to request to transfer your child from his/her assigned school, you will need to fill out a Transfer Request Application. Information about intra-district (within Center Grove) and inter-district (outside Center Grove) transfers are also available on the Boundaries and Transfer Information page.Advice for Incoming Kindergarten Students
Click the video below to see what incoming students can expect in Kindergarten!Take a 360 Degree Tour of a Kindergarten Classroom!
WGES Kindergarten Classroom
Walnut Grove - Kindergarten - Nikki Hendricks #theta360 - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA
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