Kindergarten at WCS



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If your child will be 5 years old on or before September 30, 2020 then they are eligible for entrance into Kindergarten at WCS for the 2020-21 school year. 

We may be a little biased, but we think our Kindergarten program is amazing! We can't wait to meet your child and help them start their journey at WCS. We'll let you know when packets will be available and registration opens.


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Registration Packets and Information for 2020-21

Coming soon! Kindergarten Registration Packets for the 2020-21 school year will be available soon. The packet will contain:

  1. Registration dates and information
  2. Required documents checklist
  3. Final Forms Step-by-Step Instruction
  4. Immunization requirements
  5. Orientation Dates

We'll also be providing a handy online folder full of resources to help you prepare your child for a successful transition to Kindergarten and a great first year of school at WCS.

If you have questions, please email Janene Dunn or call 937-382-7410.Central Registration is located in the Middle School at 275 Thorne Avenue, Wilmington, OH 45177.


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WCS Central Registration

Janene Dunn     EMIS Coordinator, Central Registration
  Central Registration
275 Thorne Avenue
Phone:   937-382-7410








Required Documents

The following documents are required to register a child in the Wilmington City Schools’ Kindergarten program:

  • Birth Certificate or Passport

  • Social Security Card or copy of 2019 Federal Income Tax return showing child’s Social Security Number

  • Custody Papers (if applicable)

  • Proof of Residency (current utility bill, rental agreement, mortgage closing document – Note: Driver’s License is not acceptable proof of residency).

  • Parent Social Security

  • Parent Driver’s License

  • Immunization Records (copy of immunizations that have been given as of registration day– must also provide complete immunization records which include KDG boosters prior to the first day of school if immunizations not complete at time of registration).

    • 5 doses DPT/DTaP

    • 4 doses Polio

    • 2 doses MMR

    • 3 doses Hepatitis B

    • 2 doses Varicella (chickenpox) or statement from parent or physician indicating date of disease


Kindergarten Ready Tips

There are lots of ways that families can help their children prepare for Kindergarten. If you are looking for resources, here are some handy videos, links, and documents to get you started.*

Ohio's Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (YouTube video from Ohio Dept. of Education)

Ready For Kindergarten (pdf - Ohio Dept. of Education)

Fostering Healthy Social and Emotionsl Development in Young Children (pdf -

Helping Your Child Make Successful Transitions: Home to School (pdf - Ohio Dept. of Education)

Talk, Read, and Sing Together Every Day! (










*The links in this area will let you leave the District's website. The linked sites are not under the control of the District and the District is not responsible for the contents of any linked sites, or any links contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. The District is providing these links to you only as a convenience and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of the site by the District.