Starting kindergarten is an exciting time for you and your child and we want the sign-up process to go as smoothly as possible for your family.

Kindergarten sign-up begins April 13 for all current DMPS preschool students. Registration opens for all other children on May 4. Your child must be five years old on or before September 15 to be eligible. Find the information you need to start enrollment below.

WHAT DO I NEED?

Everyone is required to provide the following documents:*

  • Birth certificate;
  • Immunization records;
  • Photo ID;
  • Resident verification (may include, but not limited to: recent utility bill, current vehicle registration, recent DHS paperwork, signed lease agreement or notarized letter from your landlord.)

*All documentation must be received before sign-up can be completed.

HOW DO I SIGN UP?

Due to Coronavirus pandemic, our offices and schools are currently closed. Please note the change in Kindergarten sign-up:

To begin the process of signing up for kindergarten for school year 2020-21, please email kindergarten@dmschools.org OR call the DMPS Welcome Center at 515-242-7371, and leave a message. Welcome Center staff will contact you to complete your child’s sign-up for kindergarten.

QUESTIONS?

Families may call 515-242-7371 with any questions about the kindergarten sign-up process.