Kindergarten Round Up May 1 for Friendswood ISD
It is Kindergarten Round UP time for Friendswood ISD. A special kindergarten registration will take place this Thursday, May 1 from 5-6:30 pm in the cafeteria at both schools.
Students must be 5 by September 1, 2014 to register for kindergarten at Cline Elementary and Westwood Bales.
The following documents are required for registration. Bring the original plus a copy to leave at the school for their records.
Original Birth Certificate
Childís Social Security Card
Driver License of Parents/Guardians
Proof of residency-utility bill, lease contract, closing papers
If building a home in FISD, proper documentation forms are available at the Administration office at 302 Laurel. These will help you show proof of residency.
Immunizations required include the following:
DTP/DTaP or DT – At least 5 doses, of which at least one dose was received since the 4th birthday.
Oral Polio – A minimum of 4 doses, one of which has been received since the 4th birthday.
Rubeola – Two doses of vaccine (10 day measles) given after the 1st birthday
Rubella – Two doses of vaccine (3 day measles) given after the 1st birthday
Mumps – Two doses of vaccine given after the 1st birthday
Hepatitis B – Three doses of vaccine
Varicella (Chicken Pox) – Two doses of vaccine given after the 1st birthday
Hepatitis A – Two doses of vaccine given after the 1st birthday
To determine times for registration if registering after May 1, go to the website at http://myfisd.com/registration Click on the appropriate school for dates and times.
Where you live in Friendswood (Galveston County section) determines which school your child will attend. If parents are not sure if their school is Cline or Westwood Bales, they can go to http://myfisd.com/services/trans/ and use the route locator. It will show where the bus will pick up children as well as what schools they will attend from that address.
Transportation Department also takes calls and will tell parents by phone or in person which school.
Friendswood ISD has a pre-kindergarten four hour program at Westwood Bales only. Students must be 4 on or before Sept. 1, 2014. Children whose parent(s) is/are active in the military, or who qualify as economically disadvantaged (free & reduced lunch) are eligible to enroll in the preschool program as well as those who are ELL (English Language Learners), homeless or those who have been in foster care. Proof of the qualifier (military-ID, economically disadvantaged-food stamps, paycheck, ELL-tested, foster care-letter) will be required.
Pre-registration will be May 8 from 5-6 pm in Westwood buildingís cafeteria. After May 8, registration will be done by appointment only at 281-482-3341, x 176.
Westwood Bales (pre-K-5) is located at 506 W. Edgewood.
Cline Elementary (k-3) is located at 505 Briarmeadow.
To plan the number of kindergarten teachers needed for next year, FISD is asking all parents of children beginning kindergarten to please register.