Moorhead Area Public Schools

MAR 01, 2023

Join our community of trusted teachers, principals and staff who are here to support students. Sending your child off to kindergarten is an exciting time filled with questions. We are here to help! See below for our kindergarten checklist that will get you started. If you have any questions regarding kindergarten enrollment or would like assistance with the enrollment process, please contact us.

Moorhead Area Public Schools 2023-24 school year kindergarten registration is open. Fill out your registration here >> Children must be five years old on or before Sept. 1, 2023.

Kindergarten Checklist

Step 1: Register Online

Online kindergarten registration for the 2023-24 school year will begin at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 for all students including those interested in enrolling in the Spanish Immersion Program. 

Step 2: Complete Early Childhood Screening

Please call the Moorhead Area Public Schools Community Education Office to learn more 218-284-3400 or visit Early Childhood Screening Registration to register.

All children are required to complete an Early Childhood Screening in a Minnesota school district prior to enrolling in kindergarten.

Step 3: Submit Important Registration Documents

See below for a list of documents you will need to complete kindergarten registration. You will receive a mailed letter with instructions on where and how to submit these documents at a later date.

  1. Birth Certificate or Passport
  2. Provide current, accurate and valid proof of district residency. Examples include: mortgage statement, utility bill, lease agreement, etc.
  3. Current Immunization Records
  4. All legal custody documents if applicable

For more information about kindergarten registration contact the district office at 218-284-3371 or email