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Kindergarten Registration for 2024-25

Fargo Public Schools is excited to welcome incoming Kindergartners on Wednesday, August 28, 2024!

Parents are able to complete online registration beginning on February 1, 2024. The registration process should take approximately 15-20 minutes per student. It is recommended to collect the following information prior to beginning the online registration process.

  • Student Address and Contact Information
  • Parent Address and Contact Information
  • Emergency Contact Information
  • Student Health Information, including physician and dentist name and contact information

Please note: your child must be age 5 by July 31, 2024, to attend school in the fall.

Attention ECSE families: students currently enrolled in the Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) program or students who are currently in its evaluation process do not need to register for kindergarten at this time, as students are already in the FPS system and will be promoted to kindergarten status accordingly. ECSE families will receive an email to update registration forms in July.


Registration is a two-part process:

Part One: Pre-Register Online

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Verify the school your child will attend with your current address at www.fargo.k12.nd.us/AddressLookup
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Complete a Pre-Registration form. The school will review and accept your form, which may take up to 2 days. 

Part Two: Complete Registration Forms and Submit Documentation

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When you receive an email from enrollment@fargo.k12.nd.us, follow the instructions to create a Parent PowerSchool account and add your child to the account or add your child to your current Parent PowerSchool account. (Please also check your spam or junk mail for this email reply)
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Log into your Parent PowerSchool account and click the forms icon on the left side of the menu options.
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Complete and submit each form, the next form will automatically load after each submit.

The following documents can be uploaded on the registration form RND-Required Documents, or they can be dropped off at the child's school during school hours:

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Proof of Identity *
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Proof of Immunization *
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Proof of Residency *
 
Once all of the above steps are completed, your child is registered for the 2024-25 school year. Prior to the start of the school year, you can also use your PowerSchool Parent account to pay school fees online. If you have any questions, call 701-446-1030. To see the 2024-25 school calendar. The 2024-25 school calendar is available on our district calendars page.

*State law requires parents to provide:
  1. A Certified Birth Certificate or Other Form of Identity
    A certified copy can be obtained by sending the required information to:
        ND Dept. of Health
        Division of Vital records
        600 E Blvd. Ave., Dept. 301
        Bismarck, ND 58505-0200

    Call 701.328.2360 or email vitalrec@nd.gov
    The cost is $7, credit card payment is accepted.
     
  2. A Copy of Your Child’s Current Immunization Record
    North Dakota law requires that children be properly immunized or be in the process of being immunized before school starts. Parents can learn more by reading the Kindergarten Immunization Registration Letter.
    Note: North Dakota has a “No Shots: No School Attendance” law that is enforced by our School Board.
     
  3. A Copy of a Current Document that Includes the Child’s Parent/Guardian Name and Address
    (e.g., utility bill and bank statement)

Mark your calendars for your school’s Kindergarten Round-up:

  • Each elementary school will host a night for Kindergarten families to hear an overview of what a kindergarten day looks like and have a tour of the building. 
  • Each building will host a Kindergarten Round-up for incoming Kindergarten parents and students.

 

School Date(s) and Time
Bennett: Principal Schafer May 6th from 5:30-6:30 pm
Centennial: Principal Olson May 7th from 5:00-6:00 pm 
Clara Barton-Hawthorne: Principal Folden May 6th from 3:00- 4:30 pm
Eagles: Principal Jung May 6th from 5:00-6:00 pm
Ed Clapp: Principal Schuldheisz May 6th from 5:30-6:30 pm
Horce Mann-Roosevelt: Principal Ostrom May 6th from 5:00-6:00 pm
Jefferson: Principal Olson May 6th from 5:30-6:30 pm
Kennedy: Principal Pederson May 2nd from 5:30-6:30 pm
Lewis & Clark: Principal Cresap May 9th from 5:30-6:30 pm
Lincoln: Principal Kiser April 29th from 6:00- 7:00 pm
Longfellow: Principal Henrickson May 6th from 6:30-7:30 pm
McKinley: Principal Janssen May 2nd from 5:30-6:30 pm
Madison: Principal Conmy May 6th from 5:00-6:00 pm
Washington: Principal Selberg May 13th from 5:30-6:30 pm