La Porte ISD will host 2011-12 kindergarten registration May 2 through 13 at all of the district's elementary campuses.
Children who will be five years old on or before Sept. 1, 2011, are eligible to attend kindergarten for the 2011-12 school year. Parents or legal guardians may enroll their child in the office of the elementary school in their attendance zone. All La Porte ISD elementary schools also will host an evening orientation and registration from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. during the month of May.
Elementary schools and their orientation/registration dates are Bayshore, May 10; College Park, May 3; Heritage, May 10; La Porte, May 2; Lomax, May 10; Jennie Reid, May 10; and Rizzuto, May 10. During the orientation, families will have the opportunity to receive information about the kindergarten program, tour the building and meet the principal, kindergarten teachers and office staff. School spirit shirts will be for sale, as will other school items.
To register for kindergarten, parents should bring with them the child's birth certificate or certified photocopy verifying that the child will be five years old on or before Sept. 1, 2011; the child's Social Security card; and proof of residency (utilities statement). In addition, parents should bring the child's immunization record verifying that all immunizations are up-to-date.
More information on the immunizations required before starting school is available on the LPISD Web site at www.lpisd.org. Questions about immunizations may be directed to Laura Lynch, LPISD lead nurse, at 281-604-6912. For more information on kindergarten enrollment or the school your child will attend, contact the office of Isela Montes, executive director of elementary education, at 281-604-7030.