The St. Johns County School District (SJCSD) will hold early registration for children entering kindergarten on the below dates and times.
Tuesday, February 2 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Friday, April 8 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Thursday, March 10 1 – 5 p.m. Monday, May 9 1 – 5 p.m.
To be eligible for public kindergarten in St. Johns County, children must be 5 years old on or before September 1 and must reside in St. Johns County. To register for first grade, children must be 6 years old on or before September 1 and have documentation of successful completion of kindergarten. Parents must register children at the school where they are zoned for the 2016-2017 school year. To find your school, enter your street address on the Attendance Zone Locator at www.stjohns.k12.fl.us/zoning/.
Requirements for registration:
- Birth certificate
- Documentation of a health examination performed within one year of enrollment
- Proof of completed required immunizations on Form DH680
- Proof of residence per the Residency and Guardianship Policy located at www.stjohns.k12.fl.us/student/residency/
Parents are encouraged to register early so that schools can adequately prepare for the new school year. Contact the Student Services Department at 547-7598 for additional information on registration and zoning.
Voluntary Pre-kindergarten (VPK) early registration will also take place at select schools on the above dates and times. Children entering the VPK program must be 4 years old on or before September 1. The St. Johns County School District VPK offers a high-quality early childhood education program with small class sizes and degreed teachers with certification in disabilities.
VPK is available at John A. Crookshank, Cunningham Creek, Durbin Creek, Ketterlinus, Otis Mason, Mill Creek, Ocean Palms, Osceola, PVPV/Rawlings, South Woods, Timberlin Creek and Wards Creek elementary schools as well as The Webster School and Valley Ridge Academy.
The SJCSD Head Start Program will begin taking applications for the 2016-2017 school year on Wednesday, February 3 at the Head Start Office located at 102 Martin Luther King Ave. in St. Augustine.
For additional information on VPK or Head Start, please contact Early Childhood Services at 547-8965.