Families get ready for kindergarten registration

Families of prospective kindergarten students can start planning to register their child.

Local public schools have released details of their kindergarten registration events.

Children who will be 5 by Aug. 1 can be enrolled in kindergarten for the 2017-18 school year.

In general, parents are asked to bring a birth certificate, Social Security number, proof of residence and vaccination records.

Events are:

Center Grove

When: Enrollment is now open online for students. Kindergarten round up is 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 13.

Where: centergrove.k12.in.us and click on “new student registration.” Roundup is at each elementary school.

Notes: Children who turn 5 between Aug. 2 to 9 can apply for an early registration waiver. Those applications are accepted at centergrove.k12.in.us/kindergarten and by clicking on “Early Entrance Waiver Application.”


When: 4 to 7 p.m. April 12.

Where: The elementary school where your child will attend.

Notes: Children should also attend.


When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 13

Where: East Side Elementary School, 810 E. Main Cross St., Edinburgh.

Notes: For kindergarten, call 812- 526-9771 to schedule an appointment. For pre-kindergarten, parents should visit the on April 13.


When: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. April 19.

Where: The elementary school where your child will attend.

Notes: Families who live out of Greenwood Community school district but want to apply for an out-of-district status can find transfer applications and information at gws.k12.in.us

Indian Creek

When: 9 to 10:30 a.m.; 1 to 2:30 p.m.; 6:30 to 8 p.m., April 11.

Where: Indian Creek Elementary School, 1002 S. Indian Creek Drive.

Notes: Parents should bring their child.