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Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration On March 2, Frederick Douglass, Garland Quarles, John Kerr, and Virginia Avenue Charlotte DeHart will kick off kindergarten registration from 7:00 am - 3:00 pm for students who will enter Kindergarten for the 2020-2021 school year.  

Any child who will be 5 years old by September 30, 2020 should be registered for Kindergarten.

Registration will be held at each elementary school - Garland Quarles, Frederick Douglass, John Kerr, and Virginia Avenue Charlotte DeHart Elementary School. Families may check the school division’s registration webpage or call an elementary school to confirm the school zone in which the family resides.

Frederick Douglass Elementary will hold a special information night for families interested in the Dual Language Immersion program on Wednesday, February 26th at 6pm. 

Enrollment in the Dual Language Immersion program is an opportunity that is available for all rising kindergarten students living in all Winchester school zones. Virginia Avenue Charlotte DeHart Elementary School has a dedicated program for incoming kindergartners and Frederick Douglass Elementary School hosts a program that is open to both John Kerr Elementary and Garland Quarles Elementary School students. Families may check the school division’s registration webpage for more information on Dual Language Immersion.

To register a child, families should bring the child’s birth certificate, immunization records, a certificate of physical examination completed no earlier than August 7, 2020, and proof of residency. For additional information on what should be brought to registration, please see the registration webpage, call one of our elementary schools, or call 540-667-4253, ext. 12113.

After March 2, registration will continue at each elementary school on Tuesday thru Friday, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Special evening hours for Kindergarten registration are as follows:

  • Frederick Douglass Elementary School - Wednesday, March 4th, 7am-7pm
  • Garland Quarles Elementary School - Wednesday, March 4th, 3pm-7pm
  • John Kerr Elementary School - Thursday, March 19, 9am-6:30pm
  • Virginia Avenue Charlotte DeHart Elementary School - Monday, March 23, 7am-6:30pm