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New Kindergarten Information


 Step #1: Complete Online Registration 

2024-2025 Kindergarten registration will be open on February 15, 2024.

*Any child who has a legal settlement in Westfield Washington Schools("WWS") and is five years of age on or before August 1st of this year may enroll in the kindergarten program.

1.  Click Here to Register

2.  Using the map/address tool on the registration page please verify which school your child should attend.  During the online registration please select the correct school.

3. Create your account (must have an email address to register)

* Documents needed - Birth Certificate, Proof of Residency, Driver's License, and current/updated Immunizations.  These items will need to be scanned  DURING the registration process.

Step #2: Sign up for a Kindergarten Screening

Kindergarten Screening will be held the week of April 29th. If your child attends All Aboard at the Early Learning Center, you do not need to sign up.  A screening will be done while they are at All Aboard.

 Click HERE to register for a screening time.

Please sign up for a time for one of our kindergarten teachers to do a basic screening with your child.  This will take approximately 20 minutes and the purpose is to get a sense of your child's readiness for kindergarten. 

Step #3: Fill out the "Getting to Know Your Child" Form

Please click HERE to complete the "Getting to Know Your Child" form. This will give the teachers some basic background/developmental information about your child.


Step #4: View and/or print Carey Kids Night Presentation and mark your calendars for Carey Kids Night on March 14th from 6-7 pm.

 Click HERE to view the Carey Kids Night Presentation. This holds all of the information you need for the upcoming year.  Please print a copy and actually walk through a typical day with your child, showing him/her what to expect in kindergarten.  

Step #5: Purchase Supplies

Option #1:   Purchase prepackaged supply kits through the Carey Ridge PTO.  If you order a kit, your child's supplies will be delivered straight to his/her teacher's classroom before school starts. The deadline to order is April 30th. Please click HERE to begin your order. Once you are on the site please enter the schools zip code 46074 and search for Carey Ridge. Visa, Mastercard, and Discover are accepted.

Option #2:    If you prefer to shop on your own, you may download a copy of the list by clicking HERE.

Step #6- Sign Up for Before and After Care (optional)

If your child will need before and aftercare, please click HERE to visit the Student Support Services page for the BAC program. Sign up for the 2024-2025 school year will open on May 1st. This program is very popular and fills up quickly.

Step #7: Fill Out Safe Visitor Background Check

(Please have this done before the start of school. The process can take 3-4 days after you have submitted your information online.)

A SafeVisitor background check will be required for anyone who visits our schools, including family members of our students. (You may visit the school office without a background check but will need one to enter the building when students are present.)  

You can find the forms and more information about this program by clicking HERE.

Click HERE for a copy of the 2024-2025 School Calendar 


If you have any questions about the information above please contact Wendy Sprout at 317-867-6202.