WEEK OF MARCH 13 - 17, 2017
WILDWOOD EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER
9:00-11:00 AM and 12:45-2:30 PM
BOUTWELL EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER
8:30-10:30 AM and 12:15-2:15 PM
SCREENING DATES May 30, 31, and June 1, 2017 9:00-2:30
If your child reaches age five (5) on or before August 31, 2017 he/she should register for Kindergarten at this time.
In accordance with School Committee policy, no child will be registered to enter first grade if he/she has not turned six (6) prior to August 31, 2017 even if they have completed a kindergarten program elsewhere.
The following items must be presented at the time of registration:
I. Original birth certificate with official seal
II. Proof of Residency (one of the following items)
III. Proof of Occupancy (one of the following items)
IV. Proof of Identity (one of the following items)
V. Proof of Medical
NOTE: Parents registering children for Kindergarten will also register at this time for the Early Childhood Kindergarten/Preschool screening. This screening will be conducted in MAY and JUNE, further information will be provided at the time of registration. Also, screening is available to three (3) and four (4) year olds whose parents believe that their child has a reasonable likelihood of having any disabilities. Parents of three (3) and four (4) year olds wishing to have their child screened may also schedule an appointment during the above dates at the Boutwell and Wildwood Early Childhood Centers.
The school administration is directed to enforce the above policy without exception.
Admission and grade placement of transfer and special needs students shall be an administrative decision. The decision will involve a consideration of both chronological age and the readiness of the child to do the work of the particular grade. Appropriate input from the parent(s) will be sought in forming the decision.
LEGAL REFS.: M.G.L. 15:1G Board of Education Regulations for Entrance to First Grade and Kindergarten, adopted 7/20/71