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Kindergarten Registration Begins March 19 in Puyallup

Kindergarten registration begins the evening of March 19 for students who will enter the district for the first time in fall 2013.

Mark your calendar--kindergarten registration in Puyallup begins next month.

Evening registration will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19. Daytime registration begins on Wednesday, March 20 and continues through the remainder of the school year. Check with local schools for daytime registration hours, as times may vary.

Parents of all students entering kindergarten should register at their neighborhood school or at the school near their daycare center. Early registration is necessary to plan for appropriate staffing levels.

Kindergarten registration packets are available at elementary schools the week prior to registration but will not be accepted until registration begins.

The following are required at the time of registration:

  • Proof of the child’s birthday, such as a birth certificate. Children must be 5 years old on or before August 31, 2013 to be eligible to register for kindergarten.
  • The district does not test for early entrance.
  • Proof of address (recent utility bill, lease agreement, etc.).
  • Proof that the child has had the state-required immunizations, including the dates given.

Click on the school district website to see the immunizations that are required by state law and see the links under Vaccination information for 2012-13.

Required immunizations can be obtained from a family physician or by contacting the Mary Bridge Mobile Immunization Clinic at (253) 403-1767.

Free child immunizations for infants through age 19 are also available between 12:30 and 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays at the MultiCare Immunization Clinic at South Hill Mall in Puyallup. Shot records are required, and children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

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