WILL YOUR CHILD BE 5 BY SEPTEMBER 1, 2023?
Kindergarten Registration is now open
Enroll for Kindergarten
Complete Early Childhood Screening before September 2023
Complete the Home Language Survey. This must be completed by all families. On the Home Language Survey, fill out your name and email. Please ignore the other names and emails. These are staff who need to process the form after families fill it out.
If your student is Native American, please fill out the Title VI form. On the Title VI form, fill out your name and email. Please ignore the other names and emails. These are staff who need to process the form after families fill it out.
Apply for educational benefits (free and reduced lunch) beginning July 2023
If your student will ride the bus, fill out the Transportation form
Review bus safety information with our Kindergarten Transportation Tips
Prepare your child for school lunch
Add funds to your student's lunch account
Submit, or have your student's physician submit Immunization Information
If your student needs medication during the school day, complete the Administration of Medication form
Sign up for Infinite Campus Parent Portal. This is where families find information such as grades, assignments, bus route information, and more. A code will be emailed to you after enrollment is completed.
St. Francis Community Education offers a variety of classes for kindergarten-aged students as well as classes for families.
At all three elementary school sites, Kids Connection offers before and after-school care and full-day care in the summer and on some non-school days.
Kindergarten Connect is strongly encouraged for all incoming St. Francis Area Schools kindergartners.
Kindergarten Connect is an opportunity for kindergarten staff to meet with your child
and learn a little more about their academic and developmental skills.
The goal is to use this information to create kindergarten classes and
begin the year knowing as much about each child as possible
Parents are required to sign-up online for a 30-minute appointment.
Appointments will be available through myconferencetime.com. Find your child's school and choose a time that works for your family. If your family is unable to make an appointment at your child's school on either of the days listed, please call the school at the beginning of August to make other arrangements.
Cedar Creek Elementary
Monday, August 14 | 2:00-7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 15 | 2:00-7:00 p.m.
East Bethel Elementary
Wednesday, August 9 | 2:00-7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 15 | 9:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.
St. Francis Elementary
Tuesday, August 8 | 3:00-8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 9 | 3:00-8:00 p.m.
At Kindergarten Connect you and your child will:
Connect with Kindergarten staff
Complete skills assessment for future classroom placement
Access district resources
Schedule an Early Childhood Screening appointment if your child has not already been screened
Receive information from Education Benefits (free and reduced lunch program)
Open House Dates
Open house information will be communicated by the middle of August.
Meet your teacher, visit your school
Receive your parent information packet
Receive your student information folder needed for the first day of school
Bring your child’s supplies — supply lists for the 2023-24 school year will be available on each school's webpage by the beginning of August
Meet your school nurse
Bring your child’s immunization record and birth certificate, if not already submitted
Place money in a lunch account
First Week of Kindergarten
The first day of school is
Tuesday, September 5, 2023
September 5: Kindergarten students with last names starting A-L
September 6: Kindergarten students with last names starting M-Z
September 7-8: All kindergarten students attend
Kindergarten start and dismissal: 9:10 a.m.-3:40 p.m.