Enrollment and Registration

To register for school, a new student must be:

  • A resident of the District (proof of residency required)
  • 5 years old on or before October 1 for kindergarten or 6 years old on or before October 1 for first grade

The new student must have:

  • A birth certificate or its equivalent
  • Up-to-date immunization records
  • Evidence of a recent physical examination is requested
  • The child's Social Security number is requested
  • Name, address, and telephone number of last school attended



Kindergarten Registration

For the 2020 - 2021 school year, kindergarten applications will be accepted between December 2 and December 17th.


Getting Ready for Kindergarten: "What Parents Should Know"

Kindergarten sessions available for 2020-2021 @ Fall River Elementary (Monday-Friday):

  • Full day - 8:55 - 3:25 PM


Preschool Registration

For the 2020-2021 school year, preschool applications will be accepted between January 6th - January 17th.

We are pleased to offer District families a preschool experience designed to enhance kindergarten readiness. A quality early childhood experience includes a valued partnership between the school and family. The District preschool program is family focused and facilitates child learning in all developmental areas.

 Preschool Options at Fall River:

  • 3 yrs: T, TH AM 8:40-11:20
  • 4 yrs: M,W,F AM 8:40 - 11:20
  • 3 & 4 yrs: M-TH PM 12:35 - 3:15


Open Enrollment

Students who desire to attend a school or program outside of their designated attendance area may apply for Open Enrollment/Nonresidence authorization for the school or program of their choice. In order to apply, an Open Enrollment/Nonresident Application must be filled out.

Open Enrollment Applications will be completed on-line.

Critical dates for the 2020-2021 school year

  • December 2, 2019 to December 17, 2019: submit applications
    December 3 through December 17 is the period in which applications for open enrollment should be submitted to the requested school.
  • January 10, 2020: receive application status contact from school
    Contact from the requested school will be made to the applicant approving or denying the application by January 31.

District Open Enrollment Policy
District Enrollment Regulation