South Orangetown Central School District

Kindergarten registration begins February 12 for children in South Orangetown who will turn age 5 by December 1, 2020!

Here’s a step-by-step guide to the kindergarten registration process:

STEP 1: Attend the Incoming Kindergarten Orientation for Parents on Wednesday, February 12, 7:00PM, William O. Schaefer Elementary School (WOS), 140 Lester Drive, Tappan. (Snow date: Thursday, February 13 at 7:00PM)

STEP 2: Register your child online at www.socsd.org/registration starting Wednesday, February 12.

STEP 3: Drop off required registration documents and ask questions at one of our Kindergarten Registration Assistance sessions at WOS:

  • Tuesday, February 25, 6:00 – 8:00PM
  • Wednesday, March 18, 6:00 – 8:00PM – CANCELED DUE TO SCHOOL CLOSURE (updated 3/17/18)
  • Friday, March 20, 8:30AM – 3:30PM – CANCELED DUE TO SCHOOL CLOSURE (updated 3/17/18)

STEP 4: Schedule an appointment for your child’s kindergarten screening. Screenings will be held Monday, May 4 – Monday, May 11 at WOS.

STEP 5: Attend the Family Engagement Center’s Kindergarten Playgroup on Friday, June 5 at 4:00PM on the WOS Pirate Playground to connect with other new incoming kindergarten families!

Questions? Contact District Registrar Laura DiMaio at [email protected] or (845) 680-1137.