Important Dates

January 2019 - Kindergarten Registration Information Mailed Home
Kindergarten Registration packets will be mailed home around the end of January, 2019. If you have not received a registration packet in the mail by March 1, or if you have any questions regarding open enrollment you may contact the Registrar at 293-1800, ext. 2041.

March 2019 - Kindergarten Registration
Children must be 5 years old on or before December 1, 2019 to be eligible for enrollment into Kindergarten in September 2019. You must register your child at the elementary school that he/she will be attending during the following dates and times.

No appointment is necessary. If you cannot attend open enrollment, please bring them in person to District Office, 139 Fairbanks road, AFTER April 1st. Do not send registration forms to school with your older siblings as they will not be processed.
Churchville ElementaryMonday, March 4 - Tuesday, March 512:00 PM-6:00 PM
Fairbanks Road SchoolMonday, March 11 - Tuesday, March 1212:00 PM-6:00 PM
Chestnut Ridge SchoolMonday, March 18 - Tuesday, March 1912:00 PM-6:00 PM
April/May 2019 - Parent Information Night
This night will provide parents with information to help prepare their child for Kindergarten and share what a day in the life of a Kindergartner will look like.
School Date Time
Chestnut Ridge Elementary May 1, 2019 6:00 PM
Churchville Elementary April 25, 2019 6:30-8 PM
Fairbanks Road Elementary May 9, 2019  6:00 PM
August 2019 - Kindergarten Screening 
This screening looks at your child’s development in the areas of language (knowledge of letters, words, and problem solving skills), concepts (knowledge of colors, counting), and motor skills (skipping, hopping, cutting, writing).
  • Takes about 1 hour to complete
  • Your child will have an opportunity to ride the school bus
  • Parents will fill out a questionnaire while the child is being screened
  • A letter will be sent later in the fall with a brief summary of screening results
School Date Screening Location
Chestnut Ridge Elementary Aug. 13 and 14 Chestnut Ridge
Churchville Elementary Aug. 13 and 14 Churchville Elementary
Fairbanks Road Elementary Aug. 13 and 14 Fairbanks Road 
September 2019 - Meet and Greet
This is a chance for you and your child to meet their teacher. You will receive a letter with more specific details on supplies you can bring that day. You will be able to walk around the school and become familiar with it.
Date Location Time
September 2019 Your Home School
September 2019 - First Day of School
The first day of school will be September 4, 2019. It will be a full day beginning at 9:15. Student drop-off begins at 9:05 a.m.

September 2019 - Parent Curriculum Night
This is a parent-only evening where you learn more about the Kindergarten curriculum, expectations, and routines.
School Date Time
Chestnut Ridge Elementary    
Churchville Elementary    
Fairbanks Road Elementary    
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