Kindergarten Sign Up
Make sure your child is ready to begin Kindergarten for the 2015-2016 school year.
The sign-up process for Kindergarten begins March 11th. Please read the information below to find out what information is required to complete this process.
DO YOU ALREADY HAVE CHILDREN ATTENDING A DMPS SCHOOL OR PRESCHOOL?
Parents or guardians who already have a child or children attending a DMPS school or preschool may sign-up on Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at Samuelson between the hours of 3:00 and 7:30.
IS THIS YOUR FIRST CHILD TO ATTEND DMPS?
Families who are new to Des Moines Public Schools can sign-up in one of the following ways:
- Visit the Enrollment Center on Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM. No appointment is needed during this time.
- If you are not available to visit on March 11th, please call the Welcome Center at 515-242-7371 to make a separate appointment.
The Enrollment Center is located at 1301 2nd Avenue. Regular hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?
Everyone is required to bring the following documents to kindergarten sign-ups:
- Birth certificate;
- Resident verification (two of the following items: rental or purchase agreement, valid identification, utility bill, cell phone bill or credit card statement);
- Immunization records.
Please note that children must be five years old on or before September 15, 2015 in order to enroll for Kindergarten for the 2015-2016 school year.
WANT TO BE PREPARED WHEN YOU COME IN ON MARCH 11TH?
Click on the link below for the paperwork needed for Kindergarten Sign Up. Fill out these forms and bring them with you to Kindergarten Sign Up along with your proof of address, child’s birth certificate, and immunizations.
CANNOT MAKE IT TO SIGN UP ON MARCH 11TH?
If you cannot make it to Kindergarten Sign Up you are more than welcome to fax the Kindergarten Sign Up packet along with your proof of address, child’s birth certificate, and immunizations to the Samuelson office at (515)331-0971. You may also scan and email these items to Samuelson@dmschools.org.