Learn about requirements for Kindergarten Enrollment

  • To enroll in Kindergarten for the 2023 - 2024 school year, a child must be five on or before June 30, 2023:

    • A child who will be five years of age on or before June 30, 2023 will be enrolled in kindergarten. 
    • A child who will be six years of age on or before June 30, 2023 must be enrolled in school; will be enrolled in first grade if the child has completed an accredited kindergarten program; and will be enrolled in kindergarten if an accredited kindergarten program has not been completed.

    *NOTE: Please register your student at the school site in the district identified by searching your home address in the Find My School app.

    **Kindergarten students presently attending Berkeley County schools need not re-enroll for first grade.

Required School Enrollment Documents

  • Copy of Student's State Issued Birth Certificate Hospital or County Birth Certificates are not acceptable. Certified Birth Certificates must be obtained from your State's Office of Vital Statistics.
  • West Virginia contact: Vital Registration,  Room 165, 350 Capitol Street, Charleston, WV 25301-3701 or (304) 558-2931. The fee is $12.00; click here for a copy of the application. Please allow several weeks prior to request for receipt of certificate. 

    Click here for information on how to contact other states.

  • Copy of Student's Social Security Card (optional) or Social Security # (required) Please bring your student's social security card for verification during your enrollment appointment.
  • Proof of Residency for Berkeley County, WV Please provide a copy of one of the following with name/address: Utility bill, Mortgage, Rent agreement, etc.