Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration for 2024- 2025 begins January 16, 2024. Please review the steps below to prepare for registration.

  • Students must be 5 years of age on or before September 1st to start Kindergarten.
  • Registration can be completed online or by contacting your catchment (neighborhood) school. Click here to find your school.

How to Register

The School District of Philadelphia offers two ways to register their children for Kindergarten:
  • Option 1:

Register using the Online Registration (OLR). The OLR allows families to complete the enrollment process online, from wherever they have access to the internet.

  • Option 2:

Register using the paper application at Anderson connecting to the home address (your “catchment” school). You must bring the required enrollment documents when registering your child in-person.

Enrollment Documents

  • Birth Certificate for child/children
  • Immunization/Shot Records for child/children
  • Valid Photo ID of Parent/Legal Guardian
  • Valid Proof of Address (2 forms)