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Branford Public Schools
Kindergarten Information

2022-2023 Kindergarten Registration Information

Branford Public Schools offers a full-day Kindergarten experience at all three elementary schools for eligible 5 & 6 year-olds.

  • Registration is open and ongoing.

  • Kindergarten Age Requirements:

    • A child must be five years of age before January 1, 2023.

  • If your child is currently enrolled in a Branford Public Schools Pre-K program and is eligible to enroll in Kindergarten, you do not need to re-register your child. They are automatically rolled up to their next grade level.

  • Every eligible student registering for Kindergarten has a guaranteed space at the elementary school in your school district.

  • Kindergarten school hours follow elementary school hours: 8:55 AM to 3:25 PM.

  • Kindergarten students take the bus with their fellow elementary school students.

  • The state of CT requires all students entering Pre-K and Kindergarten to have a completed and updated physical and immunization record within one year of the start of the first day of school. Please complete and submit pages 1, 2, and 4 of the Health Assessment Form (CT School Age).

  • Once Kindergarten students are assigned to a classroom, principals and/or teachers will communicate with individual families about plans for orientation.

  • Specific questions regarding your child should be directed to the principal at your child's elementary school.

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* If your living situation classifies you as homeless, you can still enroll your student in school. Please contact our registration office at (203) 315-6723 so we can assist you.