Parent Checklist

  • Attend LPS Kindergarten Information Nights
  • Complete the online pre-registration form* (Registering a sibling? Click here to find out how.)
    • Online pre-registration for the 2021 ~ 2022 school year will be available after December 1, 2020
  • Attend school registration on January 19  or  20, 2021
Bring with you:
  • Proof of residency** 
  • Child’s birth certificate
  • Child’s immunization record
  • Parent identification, i.e. drivers license or other government issued identification
*The pre-registration form can be completed at home or on computers at the ESC.
**For proof of residency please bring a utility bill, house contract, deed, or signed lease agreement. If you have a unique residency situation, please contact Central Registration: 303-347-4360.


Kindergarten FAQs


Do you offer full-day kindergarten?

We believe strongly in the importance of early childhood education.  LPS offers free full day kindergarten in all of our elementary schools. 

Missed School Registration:

What if I am unable to attend a school's kindergarten registration?

If you miss a school's kindergarten registration, please complete the online pre-registration form and visit our Central Registrar.  For more information, visit our "How to Enroll" page.

Age Requirements:

What is the minimum age requirement for kindergarten?

Students are eligible for kindergarten if they turn five years of age on or before October 1 of the year of enrollment.  

Kindergarten Early Access:

Does LPS offer early access to kindergarten?

Early kindergarten access may be an option for students who do not turn five years old on or before October 1, 2020.   Applications for Early Access to kindergarten may be submitted beginning January 8, 2021, through April 1, 2021. No late applications can be accepted.  Out-of-district families must apply for open enrollment prior to being considered for early access. Contact the Gifted and Talented Education office, 303-347-3477, for additional information. 

Kindergarten Open Enrollment:

(Residents and Non-Residents)

Resident families  may attend their home school or apply for open enrollment at another LPS school.  To open enroll your kindergartner submit the completed open enrollment form along with documentation requested by the school from October 1, 2020, to January 8, 2021 (the first Friday following winter break).   For more information regarding the open enrollment process and/or to download an open enrollment application, please visit our Open Enrollment page.

.Kindergarten Information Nights

All LPS elementary schools will be hosting Kindergarten Information Nights for the 2021-2022 school year. Please see individual school websites for dates and times.