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Transition to Kindergarten

Preparing for Kindergarten

New Program: Kick-Off to Kindergarten

This summer, Lampeter Elementary School is offering a preview to kindergarten! Registered students will have the opportunity to come into the school, work in kindergarten classrooms, and increase their familiarity with the building. Incoming kindergartners can also meet new friends and learn about the daily routine to support a smooth transition into kindergarten. Two-day sessions run from June 20-30. Learn more, including how to sign up.

Please note that this program is open only to registered 2022-2023 kindergarten students. If you have not yet registered, please do so here

2022-2023 Kindergarten Registration Checklist

Lampeter-Strasburg School District is excited to welcome you to the 2022-2023 kindergarten class! It is our goal to provide a smooth transition to kindergarten for you and your child. Please use this checklist as a guide through the process.

  • Be sure you are receiving Early Childhood News emails. 
  • Complete registration online. Information and registration can be found herePlease note that your child's registration will not be complete without receipt of the required documents listed on the kindergarten registration page.
  • Sign up for and attend a Kindergarten Screening Appointment and receive a kindergarten readiness bag. You will be sent a sign-up link once your registration has been completed.
  • Watch the parent orientation video
  • Attend the Playground Night in August (date TBA)
  • Complete a self-guided tour before the start of the school year (dates and times TBA)


Congratulations! You are ready for the first day of kindergarten!

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