To register your new student entering kindergarten or first grade for the 2018-2019 school year, please follow the enrollment process on the overview page.
Kindergarten Eligibility and Assessment
A child is eligible for entrance into kindergarten if s/he attains the age of five (5) on or before August 1st of the year in which he/she applies for entrance. The Board may admit a younger child to kindergarten if the child satisfies the Board's early entrance criteria. Kindergarten students will then complete a Kindergarten Assessment, which will be scheduled after the child has been registered.
The Board will admit to kindergarten any child who has not attained the entrance age requirement of this District, but who was properly enrolled in a public or chartered nonpublic school kindergarten program before transferring to the District.
Early Entrance to Kindergarten
For early entrance to kindergarten, a child must turn 5 on or before August 1st of the year in which he/she would like to be admitted to kindergarten. A younger child may be admitted to kindergarten if he/she satisfies the Board of Education's early entrance criteria. Please contact Emily Duty (School Psychologist) for additional information regarding this process at (937) 458-2418. Please click here
for additional information regarding early entrance to kindergarten.
First Grade Eligibility
A child is eligible for entrance into first grade if s/he attains the age of six (6) on or before August 1st of the year in which s/he applies for entrance and has successfully completed the kindergarten program of this District or an accredited program elsewhere and has been recommended by the teacher for advancement to the first grade. The Board may admit to first grade a younger child who has successfully completed kindergarten if the child satisfies the Board's early entrance criteria.