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Questions
1)  What if I want my child to attend a school other than the one in which boundaries we live?
2)  How do I know if my child is up to date for their immunizations?
3)  How do I know which school my child will attend?
4)  How do I register my child for kindergarten?
5)  How do I request a copy of my high school transcript?
6)  What if my child turns five after the July 31 deadline, but we feel he/she is ready to start kindergarten?
7)  What is the start and end times of my child's school?
 
Answers
1)  Q What if I want my child to attend a school other than the one in which boundaries we live?
A

You will need to file for a petition. The decision is made by the principal's at both the sending and the receiving school and is based on class size. If your petition is granted, you will be solely responsible for transportation to and from school. Please read the petition for more information.

Petition forms can be see here:
Elementary Petition Form
Middle School Petition Form
High School Petition Form

2)  Q How do I know if my child is up to date for their immunizations?
A

Click here to see required vaccinations for the State of North Dakota.

3)  Q How do I know which school my child will attend?
A

You can look up your address to see which elementary school your child will attend by clicking here.

See which elementary schools feed which secondary schools for the 2014-15 school year by clicking here .

See which elementary schools feed which secondary schools starting in the fall of 2015, by clicking here.

4)  Q How do I register my child for kindergarten?
A

Kindergarten registration forms are available here.  Your child must turn 5 years old on or before July 31, 2015 to be eligible for kindergarten in the fall of 2015.

Kindergarten registration for the 2014-15 school year will be held February 12, 13, 16, 17, 18 and 19 2015.

To register, please go to the school your child will attend with the follwing required documents:

certified birth certificate, record of immunizations (if your child has received the 5 year shots; if not the immunizations can be sent to the school any time before school starts) and proof of residence (Utility bill or something that is sent to your house with your name and address on it) 

5)  Q How do I request a copy of my high school transcript?
A

Please click here to learn more about requesting a high school transcript.

6)  Q What if my child turns five after the July 31 deadline, but we feel he/she is ready to start kindergarten?
A

The Fargo Public School District has an Early Entrance Administrative Policy 6210 for those who have a birthday between August 1 and November 30 of the year they reach the age of five. The deadline for Early Entrance testing for the 2015-16 school year is Friday, April 24, 2015. Please contact Ann Duchscher at 446-1919 for more information.

7)  Q What is the start and end times of my child's school?
A

The start and end times of schools are staggered to accomodate transportation schedules. See a list of 2014-15 school start and end times.