DOWNEY - Kindergarten registration for children who plan to enter a Downey Unified school in September will be held at elementary schools in April and May.To be eligible for kindergarten, children must be 5 years old on or before Dec. 2, 2011. Proof of age must be presented at the time of registration, along with proof of residency. Parents must show evidence their child has received a physical examination completed after March 1, 2011. The "Report of Health Examination for School Entry" form should be taken to your private doctor, pediatrician or medical clinic. For parents without insurance or who cannot afford a physical exam, contact the kindergarten school office for a list of health providers that provide low-cost physicals. Parents must also bring their child's immunization record when registering. For specific information about registration dates, times and immunization requirements, call (562) 469-6500 and ask for your local school. If you do not know which school your child will attend, call (562) 469-6553.
********** Published: April 14, 2011 - Volume 9 - Issue 52