When and How to Register for Kindergarten 2023-2024
If you have a child who will turn five (5) years of age on or before January 1, 2024, please complete the online registration below.
Prior to registering your child(ren), please check our Schools By Streets for the school in your home district. Then fill out form below.
Once the form has been submitted online, you will receive an email confirmation and a request to provide copies of all required residency documentation and updated CT health forms (see below) to the school that serves your address.
Your child's registration will not be finalized until all of the documents and forms are received.
What documents will I need to provide to register my child?
Child's Certified Birth Certificate with Seal
Photo ID of parent/guardian, for example, driver’s license or passport
Health Assessment Record
Please review the front of the form with your health care provider, sign it, and return it to the school prior to the start of the school year. If you have any questions, please contact the School Nurse at your child’s school. Parents are encouraged to make 2 complete copies of the Health Assessment Form complete with Immunizations. They should keep one for their own records and another copy in the event it is necessary for before and after school programs.
Proof of Residency (i.e., copy of valid lease, mortgage contract, real estate tax bill).
If applicable Court ordered documentation regarding custody and/or guardianship
If applicable Residency Attestation
If you are living with another Middletown resident, you are required to submit the following:
A notarized letter from parent/guardian attesting to where you are residing,
A notarized letter from the Middletown resident holding the lease or mortgage contract confirming your residence, and
A copy of a valid lease, mortgage contract or real estate tax bill from the Middletown resident with whom you are residing.
You will be able to register online prior to attending your scheduled registration appointment by going to the district online registration website. or at the school during your scheduled registration appointment.
What Immunizations will my Child Need?
Connecticut law requires that school-age children receive certain mandatory vaccinations prior to enrolling in school. This is Public Act 21-6; more information can be found here.
This document (linked here) shows all of the necessary immunizations for students in the 2022-23 school year; they are likely to be the same in the 2023-24 school year.
DTaP: At least 4 doses. The last dose must be given on or after 4th birthday.
Polio: At least 3 doses. The last dose must be given on or after 4th birthday.
MMR: 2 doses separated by at least 28 days, 1st dose on or after the 1st birthday.
Hep B: 3 doses, last dose on or after 24 weeks of age.
Varicella: 2 doses separated by at least 3 months, 1st dose on or after the 1st birthday; or verification of disease. 28 days between doses is acceptable if the doses have already been administered
Hib: 1 dose on or after 1st birthday for children less than 5 years old.
Pneumococcal: 1 dose on or after the 1st birthday for children less than 5 years old.
Hepatitis A: 2 doses given six calendar months apart, 1st dose on or after 1st birthday.
Will my child be able to visit his/her school?
Children will have the chance to visit their school during Kindergarten Orientation and prior to the start of school in August. Dates coming soon.