Ridgefield Public Schools Information Regarding Kindergarten Registration

Ridgefield Public Schools Kindergarten Registration for 2020-2021 School Year

Branchville - Wednesday, March 4

Barlow Mountain - Monday, February 24

Farmingville - Tuesday, February 25

Ridgebury - Tuesday, March 3

Scotland - Tuesday, February 27

Veterans Park - Friday, February 28

Please note: these dates are for parents only. Parents will be introduced to members of the school staff and registration forms will be reviewed and important information distributed.


All children who reach the age of five (5) on or before January 1, 2021 are eligible for enrollment.

Under Connecticut State Statutes, the mandatory age for children to start school is five. Any parent who chooses to exempt his/her child from kindergarten must meet with the local school principal to complete exemption papers.

The Connecticut State Department of Health requires proof of immunizations (NEEDED AT REGISTRATION) and a complete physical examination within one year of entry. This information should be recorded on the State of Connecticut Health Assessment Record form. (You will receive a copy of this form at registration.)


Ridgefield Public Schools Registration Form completed.

Original birth certificate (with raised seal) or unexpired passport. No copies accepted.

Parent photo ID.

Proof of residence (warranty deed, mortgage statement, tax bill, or lease agreement and two utility bills).

Proof of immunizations with specific dates (month/day/year) for polio (IPV or OPV), measles, mumps and rubella (MMR), Haemophilus influenza type b (HIB),

Hepatitis B and diphtheria, tetanus & pertussis (DTaP), chickenpox (Varivax), Hepatitis A, and pneumococcal signed and stamped by your physician. Please provide any other pertinent health information on the Student Medical History form.

Barlow Mountain Elementary School 894-5800

Branchville Elementary School 894-5850

Farmingville Elementary School 894-5570

Ridgebury Elementary School 894-5875

Scotland Elementary School 894-5825

Veterans Park Elementary School 894-5525

For additional information, visit the Ridgefield Public Schools website.



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