Kindergarten Registration

2020-2021 kindergarten student at graduation

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WELCOME TO KINDERGARTEN

ENROLL ONLINE TODAY
Families enrolling students in kindergarten for the 2022-2023 school year can now complete the enrollment process online.

Enroll Online, Inscríbase en línea

CAN'T ENROLL ONLINE?
Click your neighborhood school below to print an enrollment packet at home.

2022-2023 Kindergarten Enrollment Packets
Printed enrollment packets for 2022-2023 kindergarten are available at the ISD 199 District Office, 2990 80th Street East in Inver Grove Heights.

Enrollment questions or need to request a printed packet? Please call 651-306-7101. 

LEARN ABOUT OUR SCHOOLS

Learn more about kindergarten at each of our elementary schools, meet the kindergarten teachers, and connect with elementary principals!

HILLTOP ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3201 68th Street East
651-306-7400


Click here or the video above to meet the Hilltop kindergarten teachers.


Have questions or want to learn more about Hilltop? Connect with Principal Dave Lostetter at 651-306-7400 or [email protected].


PINE BEND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
9875 Inver Grove Trail
651-306-7701


Click here to meet the Pine Bend kindergarten teachers.

Have questions or want to learn more about Pine Bend? Call 651-306-7701.


SALEM HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
5899 Babcock Trail
651-306-7300


Click here to meet the Salem Hills kindergarten teachers.

Have questions or want to learn more about Salem Hills? Connect with Principal Tina Willette at 651-306-7300 or [email protected].
 

Not sure which school your child will attend based on their residence? Click here to see each elementary school's boundaries.

LEARN ABOUT ENROLLMENT

Kindergarten Enrollment Requirements

Minnesota requirements for kindergarten entrance are:
  • AGE. Child must be 5 years of age by September 1 of the year they will start kindergarten.
  • IMMUNIZATIONS. Child must have all required immunizations to enter school (unless parents have filed a medical exemption signed by a healthcare provider or a notarized conscientious objection signed by the parent/guardian).
  • EARLY CHILDHOOD SCREENING. Child must have an early childhood screening before starting kindergarten. Appointments can be made any time between age 3 and the start of kindergarten, but it is recommended that screening be completed before the age of 4. Screenings are done at the Inver Grove Heights Early Learning Center at 3203 68th Street East (next to Hilltop Elementary). Visit the Early Learning webpage or call 651-306-7520 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
  • PROOF OF AGE DOCUMENT. Child must have accepted identification. Please bring a copy of your child's birth certificate, baptismal certificate, or other verification of his/her legal name and birth date when registering your child for ISD 199 schools.

Open Enrollment (for non-ISD 199 residents)

If you do not live in ISD 199 and are interested in enrolling in one of the ISD 199 schools, please complete the enrollment process and a Minnesota Open Enrollment Form. Click here for a Minnesota Open Enrollment form.

Intra-district Transfer (for residents who wish to change ISD 199 elementary schools)

The Intra-district Transfer Process for elementary schools provides the opportunity for District 199 families to request to have students attend a school other than the one assigned by attendance boundaries. Click here to see which school your child would attend based on residence. If the transfer is approved, transportation arrangements are the responsibility of the parent/guardian. Click here to apply for an Intra-district Transfer and learn more.

Residents Attending Kindergarten Outside ISD 199

If you live in our district and your child of kindergarten age will not be attending Inver Grove Heights Schools, please call 651-306-7101.