Kindergarten registration will begin later this month

Published 8:31 pm Thursday, March 22, 2012

This month, kindergarten programs across Beaufort County Schools will begin registering students for the 2011-2012 school year. Children 5 years old or older by Aug. 30 are eligible to register.

Registration will be conducted at the following schools, times and dates:

  • Bath Elementary School, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., March 29; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., March 30.
  • Chocowinity Primary School, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., April 23 and April 24.
  • Northeast Elementary School, Pinetown, 8:30 a.m. to 3;30 p.m. April 26 and April 27.
  • S.W. Snowden Elementary School, Aurora, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., April 17; noon to 6 p.m. April 18.
  • Eastern Elementary School, Washington, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., April 25 and April 26; 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., April 27.

When registering a child, the child must accompany the parent or guardian who is registering the child. The following items are needed to register a child:

  • Proof of residency in Beaufort County. Any two of the following may be used: signed lease agreement, rental receipt, utility bill (gas, water  or electric), current listing on income-tax form or proof of home ownership.
  • Child’s Social Security card.
  • Certified copy of child’s birth certificate.
  • Immunization  records (available from child’s pediatrician or the Beaufort County Health Department).

A kindergarten health assessment will be available at registration. A comprehensive eye examination is recommended, but not required.

For more information on kindergarten registration in Beaufort County Schools, visit Anyone with questions about registration events should contact the appropriate school.