Kindergarten Registration

Download the registration flyer here

Registration days for Amherst County children eligible to enroll in kindergarten in the Amherst County Public Schools for the 2020-2021 school year will be held on the dates listed below. Children have to be age 5 on or before September 30, 2020, in order to enroll in kindergarten for the 2020-2021 school year.

Registration will be:  
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 -------- 8:00 a.m. - 4:00p.m.
Thursday, April 23, 2020 --------- 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

**All children entering kindergarten must register at the school for the attendance zone in which they reside. Find your attendance zone here. Links to the school websites are found below

Amelon Elementary School
  Jay Sales, Principal    Phone: 528-6498

Amherst Elementary School
  Jennifer Crews, Principal   Phone: 946-9704

Central Elementary School
  Derek Adam, Principal   Phone: 946-9700

Elon Elementary School
  Kimberly Anderson-Scott, Principal   Phone: 528-6496

Madison Heights Elementary School
  Marvin McGinnis, Principal    Phone: 846-2151

- Temperance Elementary School
  Cindy Copp, Principal   Phone: 946-2811

Prior to entering school, the following will need to be provided to the school:

  1. Proof of Residency (for example: electric, water, or cable bill. Call your school for more details)
  2. Child’s Birth Certificate
  3. Commonwealth of Virginia School Entrance Health Form (MCH 213 G) from your doctor.  This form must be completed within the 12 months prior to child’s first day of school and include the child’s complete immunization record and a well-child check.  Code of Virginia § 22.1-270
  4. Proof of required immunizations listed below:
  • Four DPT (1 DPT must be after 4th birthday)
  • Four Polio (1st dose must be after 4th birthday)
  • Two MMR (1st dose must be after 1st birthday)
  • Three Hepatitis B
  • Two Varicella (Chicken Pox vaccine) or doctor’s documentation that child has had chicken pox