RENO — Registration for kindergarten or first-grade students who are new to the Washoe County School District for the 2012-2013 school year begins Monday. Parents can fill out the registration forms prior to this date using the district’s online registration system. Registration must be completed, however, at the student’s zoned school anytime on or after Monday.
“We’re looking forward to welcoming our youngest students to school in the coming year,” said Dawna Ogden, kindergarten program coordinator for the Washoe County School District. “The new online registration process will make it easier for parents to begin the registration process for their child. We are always still available to help whenever parents have questions to ensure that students and parents are ready for school and get off to a positive start.”
Students must be 5 years old by Sept. 30 to register for kindergarten, and 6 years old by that date to register for first grade. In order to register for first grade in Nevada, a student must have completed an approved kindergarten program. Parents of kindergarteners and first-graders who have not yet attended school will need to bring the child’s original birth certificate, immunization record, proof of residence and Social Security number (optional).
Families that do not have access to a computer to complete the first part of the registration process may use a computer at their child’s school. Contact the elementary school nearest you for more information.
For instructions and detailed information about registering your child for school, visit www.washoecountyschools.org/schools/register.