Kindergarten

Parent Checklist

  • Attend your school's LPS Kindergarten Information Nights
  • Complete the online pre-registration form* (Registering a sibling? Click here to find out how.)
    • Online pre-registration for the 2022~ 2023 school year will be available after December 1, 2021
    • School registration will begin on December 1, 2021 and continue through January 19, 2022

Please email or drop off the following documentation with your online pre-registration form to your school registrar:

  • 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, by appointment only.
**Proof of residency is 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 window, please complete the online pre-registration form and email 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.   Applications for Early Access to kindergarten may be submitted beginning January 7, 2022, through April 1, 2022. 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, 2021, to January 7, 2022 (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 2022 ~ 2023 school year. Please see individual school websites for dates and times.