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Kindergarten Registration

South Portland Kindergarten Registration 2021-2022

Do you live in South Portland? 

Do you have a child who will be 5 years old by October 15, 2021?

If yes, it’s time to register for kindergarten!

Click here to register online.

Timeline for kindergarten registration:

  • April 12 - May 28th - Registration window for online and paper registration

  • Early June - Kindergarten informational video shared with families and virtual information sessions at each school

  • September 1st, 2nd,  7th and 8th - Kindergarten screening and placement

  • September 9th - 1st day of school for Kindergarteners

Registration is ongoing through the summer; however, completing registration by May 28th ensures that families will have the most up-to-date information about kindergarten programming.

Before you begin completing the online registration, please gather the following materials.   During online registration, you will be asked to attach them to your application. To attach, you can take photos of documents and upload those photos when prompted. You Need: 

  • Birth Certificate of child

  • Vaccination Records of child

  • Name and Phone Number of your child's Primary Care Doctor

  • Proof of Residency (a utility bill with your name and address on it, tax bill, lease agreement, home sale and purchase agreement).   

*If you do not have all of these documents available today, please complete the application and bring copies of those documents to your elementary school at a later date.   

**Please note, when you begin the application, it will provide you an application number. Please record that number in case you get logged out of the system, and need to finish your application. 

Would you like support completing the online Kindergarten registration? We will have computer kiosks available with staff support at the dates and times listed below. Sign up here for kiosk support or come during the times below. 


Wednesday May 5th: 12:00-2:00PM

Kaler Elementary School 165 S Kelsey St, South Portland

Additional registration support times TBD.  


Brown Elementary School - Alexis Jones, Principal

  • Kelly Perkins, School Clerk - 799-5196

 Dyer Elementary School - Elizabeth Fowler, Principal

  • Faith Currier, School Clerk - 799-4845 

Kaler Elementary School - Bonnie Hicks, Principal

  • Lynn Hilse, School Clerk - 799-3214

Skillin Elementary School - Bethany Connolly, Principal

  • Paula Quirk, School Clerk - 773-7375

Small Elementary School - Diane Lang, Principal

  • Paula Grant, School Clerk - 799-7676