Attention families! If your child will be 5 by September 1, it is time to get ready for kindergarten!

Kindergarten registration is an important step for every family, and it’s important to learn about your options and how to follow the steps to sign up.

Due to COVID-19, many family kindergarten preparation events are virtual. Check out these four, FREE virtual events, and prepare to enroll your child for kindergarten this year!

1. How to register for kindergarten
Thursday, January 21, 3-4 p.m.
Hosted by School District of Philadelphia

  • Receive a tour of the school district’s registration website
  • Learn about the school district’s registration process
  • Learn about official registration deadlines and how to secure registration

Sign up to attend: How to register for kindergarten

2. Children’s Scholarship Funds
Tuesday, February 9, 3-4pm
Hosted by Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia

  • Learn about funds available for your child’s schooling

Sign up to attend: Children’s Scholarship Funds

3. Selecting the right school
Tuesday, March 16, 3-4 p.m.
Hosted by Great Philly Schools

  • Learn about selecting the most appropriate school for your child

Sign up to attend: Selecting the right school

4. Language support and early intervention services
Tuesday, Apr 6, 3-4 p.m.
Hosted by Institute on Disabilities at Temple University

  • Learn how to navigate language barriers
  • Learn how to ensure continuity of care for specialized services

Sign up to attend: Language support and early intervention services

Before kindergarten, there’s PHLpreK! Spread the word. Families with children who will be 3 or 4 by September 1 can sign up now for enrollment updates.