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Information for new families preparing for kindergarten

Kindergarten students at a table with teacherWelcome events will be hosted at elementary schools for new kindergarten families as early as March. Register online to stay informed of important events and information. Use or share the following steps so Anoka-Hennepin schools can keep you informed of important kindergarten welcome events and information.

  1. Verify that your child meets the requirements for school.
    Children must be five years old by Sept. 1, 2024 to start kindergarten.
    If you haven’t already, complete an early childhood screening. Call 763-433-4910.

  2. Enroll online so we can save you a seat!
    Visit and click “Get started!”

    • Expect to receive two emails in the next 36 business hours to complete the registration process. 
    • The emails will share next steps necessary to stay informed of kindergarten information at your school.

  1. Make a plan to attend information sessions and welcome events.
    Once you enroll online, you will receive details via email from our elementary school about registration and welcome events.

Call: 763-506-HELP (4357). 

We appreciate your partnership in preparing your child for a great kindergarten experience!

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