Registration for pre-school, kindergarten scheduled for March 15-19

Early enrollment for preschool and kindergarten students in Lenoir County for the 2021-2022 school year is March 15-19 at all LCPS elementary schools during regular school hours.

To be eligible, kindergarten teachers must be 5 years old on or before August 31, 2021, and preschoolers must be 4 years old on or before August 31, 2021.

On Thursday, March 18, registration will be offered on an extended schedule from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Preschool registration for children who will be 3 years old on or before August 31, 2021 begins June 1.

Lenoir County Public Schools recommend early registration to ensure children meet all of the requirements for day one of school and that parents and guardians have an opportunity to answer questions about vaccinations, transportation, nutrition programs, and others Aspects of school to receive preschool and kindergarten programs.

The 2021-2022 school year begins on August 23, although Kindergarten and Pre-K students are enrolled in stages in the first week of school.

Certain documents are required to enroll kindergarten teachers and preschoolers.

Registration in kindergarten requires: a certified birth certificate, a full record of the child’s vaccination, the child’s social security card and two documents confirming residence.

The following are valid as proof of residence: current electricity, gas or water bill; current federal or state income tax records; Place of residence listed by the Department of Social Services for home visiting and receiving benefits (not Medicaid); or a current lease or mortgage statement.

Preschool age registration requires: a birth certificate; Checking household income, e.g. B. Recent pay slips; Review of benefits received in the previous year through TANF, child benefit, social security, unemployment or other household income; and, if necessary, review of guardianship.

For more information on registering in kindergarten, contact Angela Jones at 252-527-1109.

For more information on preschool registration, contact Partnership for Children of Lenoir & Greene Counties at 252-939-1200 or Meredith Gurley at 252-527-8099.

After March 19, children in all Lenoir County’s elementary schools will be able to enroll in the 2021-2022 Kindergarten program. Registration for preschoolers will continue after March 19 at the Partnership for Children offices on 1465 Hwy. 258 North, Kinston.

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