La Porte ISD will hold registration for incoming kindergarten students May 1 through 25 at all district elementary campuses.
Parents or legal guardians may register their children weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 3 :30 p.m. in the main office of the schools.
In addition, each elementary school will hold an evening orientation and registration from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 17. Parents and children will have the opportunity to tour the school building and meet the principal, kindergarten teachers and office staff. School spirit shirts and other school items will be available for sale that evening.
Children who will be five years old on or before Sept. 1, 2012, are eligible to attend kindergarten for the 2012-13 school year. Parents should register their child at the elementary school to which their child is zoned.
School zones are determined by the family's home address. Elementary school zone information is available by calling the Office of Elementary Education at 281-604-7030.
To register their child, 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 as well as the child's Social Security card. Also required are proof of residency, such as a utilities statement, and the child's immunization record verifying up-to-date immunizations.
LPISD elementary campuses include Bayshore, located at 800 McCabe Rd.; College Park, 4315 Luella in Deer Park; Heritage, 4301 East Blvd. in Deer Park; La Porte, 725 S. Broadway; Lomax, 10615 North Ave. L; Jennie Reid, 10001 W. Fairmont Parkway; and Rizzuto, 3201 Farrington Blvd.
For more information on kindergarten registration, please call the office of Isela Montes, executive director of elementary education, at 281-604-7030. Those who have questions about immunizations may contact Laura Lynch, LPISD lead nurse, at 281-604-6912.