Naugatuck announces kindergarten registration

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Public Schools is holding kindergarten registration for the 2019-20 school year.

Children must turn 5 years old on or before Jan. 1, 2020 to be eligible for kindergarten for the 2019-20 school year. Forms for kindergarten registration are available at all Naugatuck elementary schools. Parents should call the elementary school that their child will attend and arrange to pick up the forms. At that time, an appointment will also be made for the week of March 4 for parents to return completed forms.

At the registration appointment, parents must present their child’s birth certificate along with proof of immunization. A completed physical conducted on Aug. 31, 2018, or later, will be acceptable. In addition, the state Department of Health recommends that students have a blood lead level and a tuberculin test before entering kindergarten.

Parents must also provide proof of residency. The guardian of any child attending public schools within the district must also provide proof of guardianship.

For information, parents can call the school their child will attend or the superintendent’s office at 203-720-5265.