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.

Kindergarten Enrollment

**Kindergarten enrollment for the 2022-23 school year is open.**
Click here to fill out the enrollment form.

Please see below for additional kindergarten registration steps.

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.

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

Below you will find a kindergarten checklist. This outlines all of the necessary steps to complete your enrollment in the 2022-23 school year. Please note that the district is in the process of realigning attendance areas in the elementary schools. Updated school boundaries will be determined by early April.

Kindergarten Checklist

Step 1

Complete online kindergarten registration.

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





attendance area map

School Attendance Area Map

*Attendance areas are currently being reviewed and will be finalized by mid April.

Spanish immersion program

Spanish Immersion Program

Minnesota Department of Education Resources

MDE Kindergarten Brochure

Check out this helpful resource from the Minnesota Department of Education. This brochure provides tips for enrolling in kindergarten.