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Kindergarten Registration


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Age Requirements:

In order to enter The Kenton County School District Kindergarten Program, Kentucky law requires that your child be 5 years of age on or before August 1.

Intent to Enroll

Please fill out our Intent to Enroll Form if you are planning to enroll your child in kindergarten in the Kenton County School District for the 2023-24 school year. This is only for planning purposes and making connections between families and the schools in the spring as we prepare for the new school year.  Full enrollment documentation will be through your neighborhood school.

Registration Documents:

  • Enrollment Sheet returned to the school office.

  • Original legal certificate of birth or other reliable proof of birth required by State Law 158.032.

  •  Driver’s license (State/Federal identification card)

  •  Proof of residency; such as current utility bill.

  •  Official custody documentation (if applicable)

  •  The district requests a Social Security number for each student as it is used for KEES Scholarship purposes


Up to date health information on KY forms as listed below:

  • Immunization Certificate Upon enrollment Must be current & valid with all immunizations up to date upon & throughout enrollment

  • Permission to share information on KYIR This will allow school nurses to enter immunization data into the KY Immunization Registry

  • Physical Exam Preschool upon enrollment; others within 30 days of enrollment date. Required for 1st entry to a KY public school & for all children enrolling in 6th grade. May be completed up to one year prior to initial entry.

  • Vision Exam Must be performed by an optometrist or ophthalmologist by January 1st of first year of enrollment for a 3, 4, 5, or 6 year old child.

  • Dental Exam January 1st of enrollment year in Kindergarten for a 5 or 6 year old child. May be completed by a dentist, dental hygienist, physician, registered nurse, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant. Must be between Jan. 1 & Dec. 31 of the year the child enrolls in Kindergarten.


School Specific Forms and Information
Your home school will have the most detailed information. 

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Caywood Elementary School


Fort Wright

Fort Wright

Hinsdale Elementary School







River Ridge Elementary School

River Ridge

Ryland Heights Elementary School

Ryland Heights 

Taylor Mill

Taylor Mill

Summit View
Summit View 

White's Tower

White's Tower

For general questions,
contact Ellen Zimmer,
Director of Early
Childhood Education
859-344-8888 or


Additional Information:

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Food Service (Menus, Meal Pay, Free and Reduced application)