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Kindergarten Registration

Roanoke City Public Schools’ kindergarten registration for the 2021-2022 School Year is now open. Parents of children entering school for the first time will need to upload documentation during the secure, online, registration process.  Click here to for a listing of required documentation.

Click here to to view the Kindergarten Registration.
Click here to view the Kindergarten Registration in Spanish. 

If you have any questions, please feel free to call (540) 853-2300.

Registration is open to the following individuals:

  • Children who will enter kindergarten and children currently enrolled in private kindergarten that will enter the public-school system next year. 
  • Children who were eligible for kindergarten for 2020-2021 but were granted a waiver and will now enter school in August 2021.
  • All children who will be five years old on or before September 30, 2021, are eligible for kindergarten.

Parents of children entering school for the first time will need to upload documentation during the secure, online, registration process.  You will not be able to return to your application after submitting.

Documents needed for upload are:

  • A state-issued certificate of birth (hospital record is not sufficient).
  • Proof of residency- 
      • Option A) copy of a mortgage, lease or real estate tax assessment indicating principal residency in the City of Roanoke,
      • Option B) copies of two documents must be provided:  a valid driver's license (or other government-issued photo ID) and a current utility bill (electric, gas, or water/sewer).  Both need to list a Roanoke City address.
  • Photo ID
  • Immunization record.
  • A report of a comprehensive physical examination for the child (physical must be completed within 12 months prior to the first date the child enters school – For more information, click here

Once the online registration process is completed, parents/guardians will be contacted by the school where your child will attend. For Attendance Zone information, click here. Please be aware there will be additional forms to complete at the school, including a Residency/Custody Verification Form.

If you would like to talk with the school before you register, below you will find contact information for RCPS Elementary Schools:

Crystal Spring Elementary (540) 853-2976
Fairview Elementary (540) 853-2978
Fallon Park Elementary (540) 853-2535
Fishburn Park Elementary (540) 853-2931
Garden City Elementary (540) 853-2971
Grandin Court Elementary (540) 853-2867
Highland Park Elementary (540) 853-2963
Hurt Park Elementary (540) 853-2986
Lincoln Terrace Elementary (540) 853-2994
Monterey Elementary (540) 853-2933
Morningside Elementary (540) 853-2991
Preston Park Elementary (540) 853-2996
Roanoke Academy  (540) 853-2751
Round Hill Elementary (540) 853-2756
Virginia Heights Elementary (540) 853-2937
Wasena Elementary (540) 853-2914
Westside Elementary (540) 853-2967
Students who are presently attending kindergarten in Roanoke City Public Schools are not required to register to enter first grade.



40 Douglass Avenue NW, Roanoke, VA 24012 Phone 540-853-2502