Back-to-School Schedule for Kindergarten Students

Please note: From August 31st through September 8th, Kindergartners will have half days and receive instruction in the morning only. If you need additional child care support for those first five days, please reach out directly to your regular child care provider, visit Philadelphia’s Early Learning Resource Center website at or call 1-888-461-KIDS (5437). Your child’s principal will share more detailed information about the school schedule in August.

Register for Kindergarten

2021-2022 Online Registration for Kindergarten

Kindergarten Registration for the 2021-2022 School Year started on January 19th, 2021, families will need specific documents to help them complete the process.  In preparation, please be sure to gather these documents ahead of time. Families will have to have these items ready to upload in order to successfully register so make copies or scans of these items between now and then!

Families may Register for Kindergarten here.  Kindergarten registration is also available by Telephone, via Drop Box or in Person. For questions about registration, please email the Office of Student Placement and Enrollment at  Questions pertaining to school supplies and other school related concerns, please contact your neighborhood school.

Get your child started with Kindergarten Registration

Registering online is easy but does require a number of steps, and a number of documents you’ll need to provide.

Be prepared to spend 15 minutes to a half hour filling out the form online, plus whatever time you’ll need to collect and prepare the documents we’ll need.

Step 1

Families may use the School Finder application to identify their school.


PLEASE NOTE: Students must be 5 years of age on or before September 1st. THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS TO THIS POLICY.

Step 2

Registration Guidelines will provide specific examples of the documents needed to register.

Step 3

Please make sure you have all of the proper documents in electronic format before starting and follow all instructions carefully.


Kindergarten registration is also available by Telephone, via Drop Box or in Person.