Welcome to the Office of Early Childhood Education.

If you know a child who will be 5 years old on or before September 1st, it’s time to REGISTER FOR KINDERGARTEN!

During school closures SDP offers four ways to complete Kindergarten Registration:

  • Online

  • In-Person (by appointment only)

  • By Phone

  • Dropbox

Please visit the Kindergarten Registration page at philasd.org/thriveatfive for everything you need to get your student registered!

What else can we help you with?

  • Learn how you can participate in the District’s preschool services and programs that enroll more than 9,500 children annually;
  • Find out how to connect with the District’s many kindergarten transition activities and summer programs;
  • Investigate our family engagement programs; and,
  • Look into how the Office of Early Childhood Education works with our many partners to coordinate and integrate services for young children and their families throughout Philadelphia.