Below you will see important dates and times. Please make sure you follow every step of the process to be properly registered.
1. Registration packets will be available to pick up at South Park Elementary Center between the hours of 9:30am and 3:00 pm.
2. When you pick up your packet you will be asked to register to attend our Student Readiness Screening. The dates of the screenings will be April 30th or May 1st.
3. In August (date to be determined) we will hold our annual Kindergarten Bus Orientation and Meet the Teacher Event. This is about a 1 to 2 hour event where every kindergartner who attends gets to visit with the kindergarten teachers and also ride a school bus around our community.
Your child must have received the following vaccinations before entering school:(all dosing and spacing requirements set forth by the PA Department of health must be followed)4 doses of DTP (1 dose must be on or after the 4th birthday)4 doses of the Polio vaccine (1 dose must be on or after the 4th birthday)2 doses of MMR (1st dose must be after the 1st birthday)3 doses of the Hepatitis B vaccine2 doses of the Varicella Vaccine (1st dose must be after the first birthday) or a written statement from a physician indicating month and year of disease or serologic proof of immunity.
NEW THIS YEAR: Allegheny County Health Department Universal Blood Lead Level Testing. All students entering Kindergarten will be required to receive a blood lead level test. Each child shall be tested between 9 and 12 months and again at approximately 24 months. If the child did not have their blood tested at those times then the child is to have the test done as soon as possible but before entrance to Kindergarten.
All students entering school will also be required to have a physical and dental exam dated within one year of entering school. If you are going to the doctor prior to registration you can find the medical forms to be completed for your child’s physical/dental exam on our web site at www.sparksd.org and by clicking on Health Services under the Departments tab.
You will also need a birth certificate for registration.
Visit the Kindergarten Registration page by clicking on the Parents tab on sparksd.org to pre-register, learn more information and find links to videos that introduce our school, teachers and various aspects of the school experience.