It’s Time to Register for Kindergarten!

We know that many parents have questions and concerns about this process, and we are here to help. Many schools have started to host virtual and in-person open houses for registration. Below are a few ways to find information on a school near you.

Indianapolis Schools

  • Emma Donnan Elementary & Middle School – Visit their website or download their flyer for resources and information. Sign up to attend here.
  • Enroll Indy – A centralized registration website for many Indianapolis-based charters, innovative and IPS choice schools. Enroll Indy offers OneMatch, an application that allows families to apply for up to 10 schools in one simple application. Applications are due April 29.
  • Hamilton Southeastern – Registration is now open. Parents can tour the building, meet the principal, network and learn about school programs on April 14. 
  • Herron Preparatory Academy – Join a virtual information session offered during lunch and at 7 p.m. on various dates through April 29Sign up to attend here.
  • Lawrence Township  – Visit their website for resources and information on how to register.
  • Mt. Vernon  – Applications can be emailed anytime and dropped off to your school on or after July 20.
  • The Oaks Academy – Offering virtual presentations from school leaders for parents to learn more about their school and core values. Parents will also have an opportunity to ask questions. There are no upcoming events at this time. Previous event recordings can be accessed here.
  • Pike Township  – Visit their website for resources and information on how to register.
  • Warren Township – Find more information and register online on their website.
  • Washington Township – Registration is open and parents can enroll online or schedule an in-person meeting.
  • Westfield Washington – Registration is open. Visit their site to find your child’s school based on your address.
  • Zionsville Community Schools – General information can be found on their website. To find specific instructions and information, parents will need to create an account here.

Lafayette and West Lafayette Schools

As this list may not cover every option available, you can also visit your school or district’s website for more information. We’ll continue sharing events and resources from other districts on this blog.

Continuing your child’s education at home is an important part of preparing them for kindergarten. Over the next few months, we will share at-home activities for you to enjoy with your little one. Each month we will send you a new activity to prepare for kindergarten. Get started below:

At-Home Activities

Activity #1: Guess the Number

Activity #2: Seeing and Describing Shape Parts

Activity #3: How Many in the Jar?

Activity #4: I Spy Shapes

Activity #5: Number Search

Additional Resources

Indiana Department of Education – Kickstarting Kindergarten

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10+ Ways To Ensure Your Child is Prepared for Kindergarten


Splish, Splash! Learning Through Water Play

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Kindergarten Preparedness: Over 10 Strategies to Ready Your Child


10 Brain-Boosting Activities for 4- and 5-Year-Olds


Why Routines are Important for Children

Eryca Atkins Teacher Spotlight

Teacher Spotlight: Eryca Atkins