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March 25, 2019

Kindergarten Registration

It's kindergarten registration time!

Online registration is temporarily unavailable so please check back. Save the date for in-person registration events in the coming weeks.

Here's the registration event schedule:

Amistad Elementary - April 17, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Amon Creek Elementary - May 22 at 2:30 p.m. and May 30 at 6:30 p.m.

Canyon View Elementary - April 17, 2:30 to 4 p.m. 

Cascade Elementary - April 23-24, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Cottonwood Elementary - April 17, 1:30 to 2:45 p.m.

Eastgate Elementary - April 17, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. 

Edison Elementary - April 24, 2 to 3:30 p.m. 

Hawthorne Elementary - May 15, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. 

Lincoln Elementary - April 24, 2 to 3 p.m. 

Ridge View Elementary - April 24, 2:30 to 4 p.m. 

Sage Crest Elementary - April 18, 5 to 6 p.m. 

Southgate Elementary - April 24, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. 

Sunset View Elementary - May 8, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. 

Vista Elementary - Packets available starting April 8.

Washington Elementary - May 8, 3:20 to 4:20 p.m. 

Westgate Elementary - April 17, 2:15 to 4 p.m.

What to bring:

  • Proof of Age & Name: All children must be at least five years old by August 31 of the current school year.  Please bring a document verifying the age and name of the student. This may be a birth certificate, hospital certificate, adoption record, affidavit from a parent, passport, previously verified school records, or any other documents permitted by law that showing date of birth and name.
  • Proof of Residence: You may provide a utility bill (water, electrical, garbage), rental/lease statement, income tax return statement, proof of home ownership (including a mortgage statement), or any official document showing both your name and address.
  • Immunization Records: Must be current.

Find your school

Is your child ready? All incoming kindergartners in Kennewick schools are assessed on the following skills when they start school:

  • Upper Case Letter Recognition
  • Lower Case Letter Recognition
  • Consonant Sound Recognition
  • Short and Long Vowel Sound Recognition
  • Rhyming Recognition
  • Rhyming Production
  • Syllable Blending
  • Syllable Segmentation
  • Initial Sound Recognition
  • Initial, Medial and Final Sound Production

READY! for Kindergarten: Need help ensuring that your child is ready to learn? Kennewick offers free READY! for Kindergarten workshops to parents and caregivers. Spring classes are under way, with free childcare provided. Reserve your spot today: