Kindergarten Timeline

February - Kindergarten Registration Opens thru March 4 

  • All incoming 2022 Kindergarten student needs to enroll through the ISD New Student Enrollment website


March - Registration is Required

March 4 : Kindergarten Registration due

Pre-K Screener for your child in March or April

  • Your school will contact you
  • You go with your child to the screener
  • The screener is reading (letters, sounds and a few words)

March 16: Informational Event - Kindergarten families new to US public school System

  • Information Shared: Differences between US and other countries school systems / General classroom / Transportation / Lunch / On-site before and after school care programs
  • Each elementary school will host a specific event to welcome kindergarten families
  • Presented by ISD Family Partnership staff in English, Spanish, and Chinese. Register for the event.

July - Pre-K Summer School (by invitation only)

July 5 – July 30

Pre-K Summer School (by invitation only)

  • Focus on reading skills and introduction to school
  • Free transportation
  • Prepares students for Kindergarten

August - September Events to Note:

August 9, 10 and 11 - 9:30 – 10:30 am           “Come, ride along” on the Yellow School Bus - Optional

Please be on time since buses will leave for the “practice” bus ride by 9:40 am

Location: IHS Parking Lot

Register here:

Route Information: New students registered in the ISD by August 1st will be able get route information by the end of August. Go to the online bus system at

Online Enrollment Verification Process (EVP) - Aug '23 - Required

All Families with children registered in the ISD will need to complete this process via Skyward. Details to follow in E-News.

“Tools4Schools” - Optional

“Tools4Schools” An event that provides free backpacks and school supplies for families who need financial assistance. Check website for more information and to register.

*August 30 - First Day of school for grades 1-12

** August 30, 31 and Sept 1 - Kindergarten families are invited to a family connection meeting with your child's Kindergarten teacher during the first three school calendar days. This meeting is required.


September 2 - First day of School for Kindergarteners**