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Kindergarten Registration 2014-2015

Register your child for kindergarten at the Parent Information Center, 617 Lexington Street (Waltham High School, enter through the Reagle Music Theater entrance). Please email or call: 781-314-5672 to schedule a registration appointment.

Kindergarten is a full-day program for Waltham Public Schools. A child must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2014 to enroll in kindergarten with Waltham Public Schools for the 2014-15 school year, no exceptions.


Kindergarten Registration Requirements:

Required Documents:

  1. Proof of Birth for the child (birth certificate -OR- passport)
  2. Proof of Guardianship/ Photo ID (state driver's license, state ID, passport, or custody forms)
  3. Proof of Residency (Waltham quarterly tax bill, lease agreement or residency verification form)

Medical Requirements:

  1. Immunization Records:
    • Hepatitis B—3 doses; DTP—5 doses; Polio—4 doses; MMR-2 doses
    • Varicella (chicken pox)—2 doses or record of natural disease documented by a physician 
  2. Lead test results (including the number)
  3. Physical Exam (dated within 12 months to the start of school)
  4. Vision screening with stereopsis

*Please note your child will NOT be allowed to start school until their immunization records have been reviewed by a school nurse and lead test results have been received.


Kindergarten Registration Packets:

English: Kindergarten Registration Packet

Español: Paquete de Incripción para Kinder


Kindergarten Screenings:

Appointments will be scheduled when you register.

Fitzgerald Elementary: April 1, 2 & 3, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday between 9:00 & 2:00

Northeast Elementary: April 9 & 10, Wednesday & Thursday between 9:00 & 3:00

MacArthur Elementary: April 14 & 15, Monday & Tuesday between 9:00 & 2:00

Plympton Elementary: April 28, 29 & 30, Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday between 9:00 & 2:00

Stanley Elementary: May 21, 22 & 23, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday between 9:00 & 2:00

Whittemore Elementary: May 28, 29 & 30, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday between 9:00 & 2:00

*Students who indicate another language besides English on their home language survey will be given a language assessment to determine their English proficiency. This information is essential in order for schools to provide meaningful instruction for all students, therefore this assessment must be administered before the child can start school.


Kindergarten Visitation Days:

Fitzgerald Elementary, 140 Beal Road

Tuesday, June 3rd from 9:30am- 10:30am

MacArthur Elementary, 494 Lincoln Street

Monday, June 2nd from 10am- 11am

Northeast Elementary, 70 Putney Lane

Wednesday,  June 4th from 10am- 11:30am

Plympton Elementary, 20 Farnsworth Street

Friday, June 6th from 10am- 11am

Stanley Elementary, 250 South Street

Tuesday, June 10th from 1pm- 2pm           

Whittemore Elementary, 30 Parmenter Road

Thursday, June 5th from 1:30pm- 2:30pm


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