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Kindergarten Registration Information

Grandview Heights Schools Kindergarten Registration Information
 
Kindergarten registration for the 2019-2020 school year opens Monday, January 28
 


A Message from Principal Angela Ullum Regarding
Registration for the 2019-2020 School Year

Dear Families,


In kindergarten, it is our mission to provide a supportive environment in which children can grow as learners and as members of a community.  Through thoughtful activities, students learn to interact with one another in a caring way while learning the academics and social skills they need to be successful.  Children are empowered to imagine, explore, problem-solve, and become independent learners. Children are encouraged to solve problems on their own, and communicate their thoughts and feelings.  Kindergartners learn to be accountable for their choices and use mistakes as learning opportunities. We are committed to developing and honoring the whole child.


Welcoming your child to kindergarten is one of the most exciting times of the year.  Below are some important dates for you calendars. Please be sure to carefully read the registration information and procedures. While the registration part of the process is my least favorite (the paperwork and details), it paves the way for what I know will be an exciting learning adventure in the fall.  


Dates for your calendar:

Online Registration Opens - Monday, January 28, 2019

Parent Information Night - Thursday, February 21, 2019

Document Verification - February 11, 2019, through March 22, 2019

Kindergarten Screening - April 4 or 5, 2019


I look forward to meeting each of you soon and the members of the Class of 2032.


Sincerely,


Angela Ullum, Principal

ullum@ghcsd.org

614-485-4200




Kindergarten Registration Information and Procedures


Children must be five-years-old on or before August 1 to register for kindergarten and live within the district residential boundaries.  To confirm that your residence is within the Grandview Heights Schools district boundaries, please complete the following steps:

  • Visit the Franklin County Auditor’s website at: http://www.franklincountyauditor.com
  • Click on Your Property, then click on Property Search.
  • Click either Search by Owner or Search by Address and provide the appropriate name or address and an information screen should appear.
  • Under Tax Status, locate School District.  If the school district listed is "2504 Grandview Heights CSD", then you live within the Grandview Heights Schools boundaries.

 

For more information on kindergarten readiness, please click on the Parents tab at the top of the web page and click on the "Kindergarten Readiness" menu on the right.

 

A Kindergarten Parent Information Night will be held Thursday, February 21, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at Stevenson Elementary located at 1065 Oxley Road, Columbus, Ohio. This is an opportunity for parents to learn about curriculum and after-school child care.


The kindergarten registration process opens Monday, January 28, 2019. To begin the registration process, please complete and submit the New Student Initial Registration online form.

Once completed and submitted, you will receive an email from Denise McGee, Administrative Assistant, providing access to complete the online PowerSchool registration process. The email will contain a Snapcode specific to your child along with instructions to complete the online portion of the registration process. Please complete this as quickly as possible.   

Once you complete and submit, you will receive a second email from Mrs. McGee to set up a document verification appointment to review all required documents. A complete list of required documents is listed below. During your appointment, you will schedule your child’s kindergarten screening appointment on April 4 or 5, 2019.  Students WILL NOT be given a screening schedule until the registration appointment is completed.  Registration appointments will be held at Stevenson Elementary.

 

For more questions or concerns, contact Denise McGee, Administrative Assistant, at 614-485-4200 or via email at denise.mcgee@ghcsd.org.

 

 

Required Documents (Information)


  1. Parent Photo Identification

It’s important that we can verify the identification of those requesting to enroll their child in the Grandview Heights City Schools. Please be prepared to show photo identification at the time of your visit.

  1. Verification of Student Identification (must present any one of the following items)
  • Student Birth Certificate (verification of birth issued by Ohio or a comparable certification issued by another state, territory, possession or nation);
  • Passport or attested transcript of a passport filed with the registrar of passports showing the date and place of birth of the child;
  • Attested/certified transcript of the certificate of birth; attested/certified transcript of the certificate of baptism or other religious record showing the date and place of birth of the child;
  • An attested/certified transcript of a hospital record showing the date and place of birth of the child; or a birth affidavit.
  1. Proof of Custody/Guardianship (if other than biological/residential parent)

Custody Document - Certified copy of a judge’s order or decree or modification of such order allocating parental rights and responsibilities and designating a residential parent and legal custodian of the child (if applicable).

  1. Address Verification
  • If you lease: A current signed lease agreement with parent/guardian's name listing all occupants. Name and phone number of the landlord must be provided in order to verify the lease.
  • If you own your home: Verification from the Franklin County Auditor’s website confirming ownership or a copy of the Warranty Deed from a recent closing.
  1. Immunization Record (Shot Record)

To assure that all schools provide safe and healthy learning environments, the Ohio Department of Health requires all students be immunized upon enrollment. Please bring your child’s most current immunization record with you for enrollment purposes. All of the required documents must be on file before your child can be enrolled in school. Buildings will call or email you to make arrangements for a start date for your child(ren).

  1. Copy of Most Recent Individualized Education Plan (if applicable)