Kindergarten Enrollment

Welcome families - Kindergarten enrollment begins here! This is the start of your child’s academic career and is the start of a new era for your family. Moorhead Area Public Schools is here to ensure you have all of the information you need to set your child up for a positive first learning experience. If you have any questions regarding kindergarten enrollment or would like assistance with the enrollment process, please contact us. Children who are five years old on or before Sept. 1 are eligible to begin kindergarten.

  • **Kindergarten enrollment for the 2022-23 school year is not open yet. Enrollment will open Tuesday, March 1 at 8 a.m.**

  • If you have a current kindergarten student that will be enrolling/transferring for the 2021-22 school year please fill out this form.

Kindergarten Checklist

(enrollment for 22-23 school year not open yet)

Step 1: Complete online kindergarten registration (not open yet).

After initial processing of your registration, you will receive an email and letter in the mail with additional kindergarten information! 

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 prior to enrolling in kindergarten.

Step 3:
Submit Important Registration Documents. The mailed letter you receive will include information about where and how to submit these documents. 

  • Birth Certificate or Passport

  • Provide current, accurate and valid proof of district residency. Examples include: mortgage statement, utility bill, lease agreement, etc.

  • Current Immunization Records (click here to see what is required for students to have)

  • All legal custody documents if applicable


Phone: 218-284-3371
Fax: 218-284-3333


District Office
1313 30th Ave S
Moorhead, MN 56560

Building Hours:

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Click here to access important enrollment forms.





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