Kindergarten Registration

KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT
Welcome to Kearney Public Schools

A child must be 5-years-old on or before July 31 to be eligible for kindergarten.

In-Person Registration
Please pick up a registration packet at the Enrollment Office at 320 West 24th Street     
Monday-Friday  8:00am-5:00pm   (8:00am-4:00pm in the summer)

Online Registration
Please click on the link:  Online Registration.

 

To register, you will need the following items:

  1. Certified Birth Certificate
    This needs to have the raised seal. (A copy will be made for our files and your original returned)  State law requires that all new students must provide a certified copy of the student's birth certificate.  To obtain an application for a birth certificate go to the following site:  dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Pages/ced_bicert.aspx
  2. Proof of Residency
    You will need proof of Residency in the Kearney Public School district. Your name and address must be on the documents you provide. Examples: Rent receipt, lease agreement, mortgage document, property tax record, voter registration record, current utility bill, government benefits documentation such as Medicare, disability or food stamps.
  3. Immunizations
    The form is required by the State of Nebraska and is due before a child can attend school.
  4. KPS Health Questions
    This form helps Kearney Public Schools to monitor health conditions of all of our students.
  5. Physical Form
    This is required for students entering kindergarten and seventh grade. The form should be signed by a physician.  A kindergarten physical cannot be completed any earlier than 6 months prior (February) to entering Kindergarten.
  6. Home Language Survey
    This survey helps us to communicate effectively with families and students who speak a language other than English.
  7. Release Student Records (Except for Kindergarten)
    Complete this form only if you are transferring from another school district.
  8. Voluntary Transfer Form 
    Complete this form if you are requesting to attend a school different from your neighborhood school.
  9. FERPA - Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
    Parents may elect to restrict their child's information or allow their child's information to be included in press releases, birthday lists, honors lists, etc.

 


ENROLLMENT OFFICE
Sarah Larsen
Phone (308) 698-8029
Fax (308) 698-8001
sarlarsen@kearneycats.com
320 West 24th Street   Kearney, Nebraska 68845