Kindergarten Registration

  • Kindergarten registration for the 2022-2023 school year is open, please click here for new student registration.

    The Hempfield School District’s kindergarten program is designed to aid in the development of the whole child – intellectually, physically, socially, and emotionally. Because each child is different in a variety of ways, kindergarten instruction is carefully organized to provide for the individual needs and stages of development. Kindergarten also helps each child acquire the good habits that are necessary for success in school.

    Age Requirements

    • Kindergarten - A child is eligible for admission to kindergarten if s/he has attained the age of five years before the first day of September.
    • Grade 1 - A child is eligible for admission to first grade if s/he has attained the age of six years before the first day of September. 

    4 Simple Steps to a Successful Countdown to Kindergarten!

    1. Create an account. Check your inbox for a confirmation email. (Please use a current email address, as this email will be used for ongoing district communication.) Then, login to complete the online registration.
    2. Email Student Services at or call the Student Services Office, 717-459-9009 to arrange a time to provide the following information:
      - Your child’s birth certificate
      - Proof of residency
      - Immunization records
      - Parent photo ID
    3. Attend Kindergarten Orientation Night. Find your school's orientation date here.
    4. Sign up for a Kindergarten Screening. Details coming soon.


    Please note: The compulsory school age in Pennsylvania was recently changed and requires all students to begin school no later than age 6 and attend school until age 18 or until graduation. 

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