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North Branford Kindergarten Registration Announced

Scott Schoonmaker, Superintendent of North Branford Public Schools, announces that Kindergarten registration for North Branford residents with children eligible to enter school in the fall of 2022 will be held as follows:

This year due to Covid restrictions, we are having staggered registration times in order to limit the number of people in the building. We will be registering students at specific times based on the 1st letter of their last name. Please adhere to these times.

Jerome Harrison Elementary School 335 Foxon Road - North Branford: Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - A-E 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. F-J 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. K-O 4:30-5:30 p.m.  Thursday, February 3, 2022 - P – T 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. U-Z 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

In order to facilitate registration, we ask that you begin the process online by following the directions on our website  Click on the "Kindergarten Registration" button. Here you will see directions on starting the enrollment process and the downloadable forms that are required by the district. Your child does not need to be present at the time of registration.

In order for a child to be registered in Kindergarten, the following requirements must be met:
1. Child must be five (5) years of age on or before January 1, 2023.
2. The birth record or other evidence of the child's age has been examined by the principal or designee.
3. Your child must have a current physical exam date; one that was completed after September 2nd, 2021. The physician and the parent must complete the blue Health Assessment Record provided by the school. The form must be filed with the school prior to the first day of Kindergarten unless alternative arrangements have been made with the building principal.
4. Proof of residence has been examined and approved by principal or designee such as: deed to home or dated rental agreement, escrow papers or signed mortgage commitment, current utility or telephone bill, and/or notarized letter from landlord or owner acknowledging parent/guardian's and student's residence.

In addition, if you have specific concerns about your preschool child's development, please call (203) 484-1235.

In the event of a school cancellation due to inclement weather, registration will be held on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 and Thursday, February 17, 2022 at the same times noted above.

The North Branford Board of Education policies prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex sexual
orientation, marital status, age, disability (including pregnancy), or gender identity or expression, or against homeless children and

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