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Transition to Kindergarten

Preparing for Kindergarten

2023-2024 Kindergarten Registration Checklist

  1. Sign up for and receive your child's readiness bag (sign-up now closed)
  2. Follow Lampeter-Strasburg on social media and ensure you receive the District's Early Childhood News. Sign up here
  3. Attend our Early Childhood events, like Preschool Morning Out and Preschool Story Hour
  4. Visit our Health Department page to verify what is needed for registration
  5. Complete Online Kindergarten Registration (opens February 1)
  6. Begin thinking about before and after-school child care. Register for our School Age Child Care (SACC) program if needed (online registration opens February 13 at 8 a.m.)
  7. Attend our Kindergarten Expo to learn about our kindergarten program, meet the staff, and gather important information (March 14 from 5-7 p.m.)
  8. Join us for Pre-K Pals Transition Nights (May 2, 9, or 16, based on your child's last name) Details
  9. Sign your child up for a Kindergarten Screening appointment (June 5-8, by appointment) Details
  10. Attend Kickoff to Kindergarten (June) and Playground Night (August), and take a self-guided tour (August).


Please visit the early childhood Department for more pre-kindergarten activities and resources and the Kindergarten Registration page to begin the registration process.