Believe it or not, it is time to start thinking about kindergarten enrollment for the 2023–2024 school year. If you have a child who will be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2023, it is time to contact your neighborhood school. If you know a kindergarten-aged child in your neighborhood, please share this information with their parents.
Step 1: Calling All Five Year Olds!
It's important to let us know your child will be attending kindergarten in the fall as soon as possible. You can do that by completing the form online.
Important information as well as Invitations to kindergarten transition events will be emailed to everyone who completes this form. Please fill it out as soon as possible to ensure you stay up-to-date and have all of the information you need to help your child successfully transition to kindergarten in the fall.
School contact information is listed to the right on this page (or below if you are on a mobile device). If you are not sure which school your child would attend, call 724-287-8723.
Thank you for your help! We look forward to seeing your family soon!
Step 2: Complete the Enrollment Packet
Click to download the 2023-2024 enrollment packet. If you don't have access to a printer, you can pick up a packet at the District Administration Building (110 Campus Lane, Butler, PA 16001) or any of our K-5 elementary schools.
Once you have completed your child's kindergarten enrollment packet, there are several options for submitting the information. You can submit your child’s paperwork in one of three ways.
- Drop it off at your child's school.
- Mail it to your child's school.
- Email it to the main office of your child's school.
You only have to do one of the three options. More details about each one is included below.
What information and forms are required to submit my child’s kindergarten registration?
Please note that enrollment materials must include:
- Copies of the student’s birth certificate, immunization records and parent’s proof of residency
- Download the 2023-2024 kindergarten enrollment packet.
Drop Off Your Kindergarten Registration Packet
You may drop off your child's kindergarten registration paperwork at his/her school. The address for each elementary school can be found on the right (or below if you are using a mobile device).
Mail Your Kindergarten Registration Packet
You can also mail your child’s kindergarten registration paperwork to his/her school. The address for each elementary school can be found on the right (or below if you are using a mobile device).
Email Your Kindergarten Registration Packet
You can email your completed paperwork to the appropriate address for your child's school.
Broad Street -- email@example.com
Center Township -- firstname.lastname@example.org
Connoquenessing -- email@example.com
Emily Brittain -- firstname.lastname@example.org
McQuistion -- email@example.com
Northwest -- firstname.lastname@example.org
Summit -- email@example.com
How do I get the kindergarten registration packet?
You can download the packet from our website and print it at home.
If you are unable to print at home, you can also pick up a packet at the District Administration Building (110 Campus Lane, Butler, PA 16001) or any of our K-4 elementary schools.
I still have a question!
If you would like help with the registration process, please contact the main office of your child's school. ** Please leave a message and somebody will return your call as soon as possible.
Broad Street -- Vanessa Boyd -- 724-214-3630
Center Township --Theresa Cherry -- 724-214-3800
Connoquenessing -- Hope Hull -- 724-214-4041
Emily Brittain -- Joshua Hundertmark -- 724-214-4200
McQuistion -- Carrie Morgan-Davis -- 724-214-3900
Northwest -- Matt Martinez -- 724-214-4100
Summit -- Chad Broman -- 724-214-3880
Kindergarten Registration Timeline
Please note: Our timeline has been modified this year.
Begin the Process!
Complete the "Calling All 5 Year Old" kindergarten preregistration form and return it to your child's school by February 1, 2022. Click to complete the form online.
Please complete the Kindergarten Enrollment Packet, which now includes the Health History/Nursing information, and submit that along with copies of your child's birth certificate, your child's immunization records, and two forms of proof of residency. You can mail this information, email this information or drop it off at your child's school. Please note: Since we are not hosting an in-person registration event this year, you will not need to send the original documents. Copies are fine. The kindergarten registration checklist can be found below.
Spring Into Kindergarten
Spring Into Kindergarten is a fun event for incoming kindergarten students and their parents/guardians. Students and parents/guardians will take a tour of their school and learn about ways to better prepare your child for kindergarten in the fall. Each child will go home with a gift bag full of tools they need to keep learning and growing all summer long. You will receive more information about this event as well as the dates and times after your complete your child's registration.
Kindergarten Screening is mandatory for incoming kindergarten students. This helps us ensure we are prepared to meet the needs of all of our students in the fall. Save the date for this year's Kindergarten Screening on May 12. Additional details will be shared with incoming K families this spring.
Jump Start Kindergarten
Kindergarten here we come! Jump Start Kindergarten is an opportunity for students to learn all about kindergarten, meet their teachers, see their classroom, take a bus trip and even check out the cafeteria. You will receive the Jump Start Kindergarten date and time over the summer.
Kindergarten Registration Check List
Please print and complete the Kindergarten Enrollment Packet. If you are unable to print the forms, you may pick up a copy at our district administration office or any of our K-4 elementary schools.
In addition to completing the Kindergarten Enrollment Packet, please include copies of the items listed below.
- Your child's original birth certificate
- Your child's immunization records
- Two forms of proof of residency
Proof of the following immunizations must be presented before a child can enter school.
- Diptheria – 4 doses of toxoid, one dose given after age four
- Tetanus – 4 doses of toxoid, one dose given after age four
- Polio – 4 doses of vaccine (IPV or OPV), one dose given after age four
- Measles – 2 doses of vaccine, first dose administered at 12 months or older (usually MMR)
- Mumps – 2 doses of vaccine, first dose administered at 12 months or older (usually MMR)
- Rubella – 1 dose of vaccine, first dose administered at 12 months or older (usually MMR)
- Hepatitis B – 3 doses of vaccine, 3rd dose must be given after 6 months of age
- Varicella – 2 doses of vaccine, first dose administered on or after first birthday or a doctor’s written statement of history of child having had varicella (chicken pox)
- Proof of lead levels in blood (new building requirement beginning January 1, 2008)
Proof of Residency
You will need two proofs of residency, one from each list below, to register your child for school in the Butler Area School District. The following documents may be used as proof of residency within the Butler Area School District. Please include a copy of one proof of residency from each list below when you submit your child's Kindergarten Enrollment Packet.
|Proof of Residency
|Proof of Residency
|Driver's License||Current Lease|
|DOT Identification Card||Current Utility Bill|
|Passport||Current Credit Card Bill|
|Property Tax Bill|
Visit Our Virtual Kindergarten Classroom
Get ready for kindergarten by visiting our virtual classroom! Click to visit the K Virtual Classroom.