Getting Ready for Kindergarten!
The North Providence School Department will register children planning to enter Kindergarten in September 2023 starting on March 18, 2023. Registration packets can be downloaded from the school department’s web site at http://nprovschools.org/archives/634
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Documents needed for registration include proof of residency (copy of mortgage statement/rental agreement and a copy of a major utility bill), birth certificate, and proof of immunizations: five DTP/DTaP (diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis) vaccines, four Polio vaccines, two MMR vaccines (measles, mumps, and rubella), three Hepatitis B vaccine series, two Varicella (chickenpox) vaccines or a doctor’s note indicating that your child has had chickenpox, lead screening test, and a physical exam. The child must also have a vision screening upon entering Kindergarten. (This screening may be done during a regular health exam check-up). Any student entering from out of the country must present evidence of a recent PPD (Mantoux test for Tuberculosis).
Kindergarten Registration 2024/2025 School Year
Kindergarten registration will be held on Saturday mornings in March at the North Providence High School for children who will be five years of age by September 1, 2024.
To help streamline the process, please complete the pre-registration PRIOR to attending the event by visiting http://nprovschools.org and going to the Student Registration page and clicking the New Student On-Line Enrollment Portal link (recommended) OR download and complete the paper packet at the bottom of the registration page.
The schedule is as follows:
Registration Location/Time: North Providence High School 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Saturday March 16th
Saturday March 23rd
Upper Case Letter Practice
Kindergarten students will participate in Fundations, a phonics program. Kindergarteners will be taught how to form letters using this method.
Lower Case Letter Practice
Kindergarten students will participate in Fundations, a phonics program. Kindergartners will be taught how to form letters using this method.
Fundations Alphabet Chart and Cards
Kindergarten students learn the letters of the alphabet through the Fundations letter/sound cards. Each letter is associated with a key word and sound. Here, you can find resources for the Fundations alphabet.
Practice by saying the letter name, keyword, and sound!
Skills for Students Entering Kindergarten
Below you will find some skills you can work on with your child during the summer to help create a smoother transition into Kindergarten!