IMPORTANT DATES FOR KINDERGARTEN

  • Kindergarten Registration for the 2022-2023 school year opens: January 10, 2022

    Kindergarten Information Night: In person information night has been cancelled - more info will follow
    Preschool visit to HOD:  More Information to follow
    Kindergarten Screening: June 14, 15, 16th 

KINDERGARTEN OVERVIEW

  • Welcome to the H. Olive Day School. We are happy that your child will join us for kindergarten.
     
    In order to provide you with a brief overview of our kindergarten program at the H. Olive Day School, 
    below are answers to some FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions).
     
    • Kindergarten at the H. Olive Day School is a tuition free, full day program. In a typical school year, the program  meets Monday through Friday from 8:55 am - 3:00 pm (the same school day as grades one and two)

    • To be eligible for the kindergarten program, your child must be 5 years old on or before August 31, 2022.

    • Parents/guardians will be required to provide proof of residence and a certified copy of their child’s birth certificate to the H. Olive Day School

    • Currently enrolled H. Olive Day School Pre-K students who are eligible for kindergarten must register.

    • In the 2021-2022 school year, there are currently 7  kindergarten classes.. The current enrollment in kindergarten is 146. At this time, the number of classes for next year is uncertain; it will depend upon the enrollment and the school budget. In order to help us plan effectively, please register by February 18, 2022. Online registration takes only a few minutes – see link below.

    • Specific Information about our Kindergarten Program will be offered at our Kindergarten Information Night. This program is for parents only. Our new kindergarten students who attend the Norfolk Cooperative Preschool will visit our school with their preschool class. Parents of all other incoming kindergarten students will be contacted with a specific date for a visit. Both the Kindergarten Information Night and Incoming Kindergarten Student Visits will be offered if Massachusetts Covid Restrictions and Guidelines allow.  You will be notified via email with more details about both events.

    • If you are interested in enrolling your child (gradesK-6) in the before and/or after school program, please contact the School Age Child Care (SACC) Director, Ms. Toni Davis, as soon as possible at 508-528-2545 or by emailing her directly at davis@norfolk.k12.ma.us. Information about the SACC program can be found by clicking the following link: SACC Program.

      Please click here for: Online Kindergarten Registration Form

     

STATE MANDATED HEALTH REQUIREMENTS

  • Your child needs the following to enter Kindergarten in the Fall of 2022:

    Physical Exam:
    A physical exam with an immunization history and a vision screening dated within the school year and signed by an MD are required for entrance to kindergarten. 
    Your child may be excluded from school until we have received documentation from your physician.

    Immunization Record: 
    Massachusetts law requires that the following immunizations be completed before entering kindergarten.

IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Please contact our School Nurse, Ann Hurley at 508 -541-5475, 2203 extension with any questions.

    For additional questions regarding Kindergarten, please email 
    kregistration@norfolk.k12.ma.us or phone the H. Olive Day School’s main office
    at 508-541-5475, extension 0.