Need a copy of a Birth Certificate? The Health Department can help. We've included instructions here.
Need immunization Records or have incomplete records? Please turn in what you have and our nurse will contact you with guidance.
Wondering what happens if you child turns 5 after August 1? According to Board Policy, a child is eligible for entrance into kindergarten if s/he attains the age of five (5) on or before August 1st of the year in which s/he applies for entrance. The Board may admit a younger child to kindergarten if the child satisfies the Board's early entrance criteria. A child under age six (6) who is enrolled in kindergarten will be considered of compulsory school age. Any student residing in the District may be referred by an educator employed by the District, a preschool educator who knows the child, the child's parent or guardian, or a pediatrician or psychologist who knows the child. The referral should be made to Carrie Knoch ([email protected] or 419-739-5064). Before a student is evaluated for early entrance, the principal (or his/her designee) of the school to which the child may be admitted shall obtain written permission from the child's parent/guardian.
Children referred for early entrance will be evaluated in a prompt manner. The principal of the school to which the child may be admitted shall convene an acceleration evaluation committee to determine whether early entrance is appropriate for that child. The acceleration evaluation committee shall include the following:
a parent/legal guardian or a representative designated by the parent/guardian
a gifted education coordinator or gifted education specialist, or, if neither is available, a school psychologist or a guidance counselor with expertise in the appropriate use of academic acceleration
the principal or assistant principal of the school to which the child may be admitted
a teacher at the grade level to which the student may be admitted
The acceleration evaluation committee shall be responsible for conducting a fair and thorough evaluation of the student. The acceleration evaluation committee will also consider the student's own thoughts on possible accelerated placement in its deliberations. Children considered for early entrance shall be evaluated using an acceleration assessment process approved by the Ohio Department of Education.
Kindergarten Orientation/Screening will be June 1-3. More information will be available soon!