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PRE-K Registration and Frequently Asked Questions

HUNTSVILLE CITY SCHOOLS

2013-2014 PRE-KINDERGARTEN PROGRAM

FAQ

 Registration – April 3rd, 4th, and 5th – Call school for specific registration hours.

 o    Parents should provide the following original documents:

►3 Proofs of Residence                            ► Birth Certificate

►Social Security Card                               ► Blue Immunization Card

 

If your child is accepted, you will be notified by the school and will need to bring back the ORIGINAL Blue Immunization Card during Open House.  

  • Age – Must be four years old on or before September 1st
  • Students – Must reside in their school zone                                 
  • Selection of Students - First priority will be given to the most academically at-risk, inclusive of students of families living in poverty, “working-poor” or homeless.
  • Letter of Acceptance - Parents will be notified during the week of April 15th- 19th
  • Waiting List- If you are not notified during the week of April 15-19th of acceptance, your child will be placed on a waiting list (prioritized according to date of application). When a vacancy occurs you will be notified and offered that space.
  • Open House – Will be held prior to August 19th and is mandatory.

                       Principals will notify you of the date, time, and location.

 

·         First Full Student Day – August 19th 

·         Full Day Option- 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. or 8:00 a.m.– 2:30 p.m. (site decision made by principal)

 

·         Number of Students – 18 per class with a certified teacher and a highly-qualified instructional assistant.                                  

·         Transportation -- Parents are responsible transporting students daily (district bus service is not provided). Students must be signed in and out daily by a parent/guardian.

 

·         Free/Reduced Breakfast/Lunch Program – Applications will be available at the beginning of the school year  

·         HCS Extended Day – Available only if program already exists at school site (other afterschool programs made by principal)

 

·         School Supplies - Pre-K teachers will provide information regarding classroom supplies during Open House or via website.

    

In accordance with the requirements of title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"), the Huntsville City Board of Education will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities. For more information contact: Belinda.Williams@hsv-k12.org (256)428-6836.