Enrollment Process

 

GBS PRESCHOOL PROGRAM APPLICATION PROCESS

2018 – 2019

 

The Windham Early Childhood Education Program is committed to providing high quality, developmentally appropriate education to children between the ages of three and five. The staff believes that a strong bond between families and school enhances growth and fosters progress in all developmental domains. Preschool programs are available for children who are three – four years old by September 30, 2018. (Students who turn five years of age by September 30, 2018 will attend kindergarten). 


Preschool Registration Will be Held 1/16-1/26/18:
Monday-Friday in the GBS main office between the hours of 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM 
or Thursday, January 18, 2018 and Monday January 22, 2018 between the hours of 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM in the GBS Gymnasium. 



Additional Information:
A parent or legal guardian MUST be present when registering your child with all the required documentation items listed below. We are unable to register your student if you have not secured residency in Windham. Registration materials will be available through the Golden Brook School website under Preschool Links after the winter holiday break. Registration materials will also be available in the Golden Brook School foyer. We suggest that you download, complete, and print the registration form and bring it with you along with the paperwork outlined below.

In order to be eligible for Preschool, children must be potty trained (diaper free) and born between October 1, 2014 and September 30, 2015 for three year olds and October 1, 2013 – September 30, 2014 for four year olds. 
If your child will be age 5 by Sept. 30, 2018 he/she will enter Kindergarten. New children registering with the GBS Preschool program must register an application for Lottery by January 26, 2018. Those applications will be put into a lottery to fill the remaining spots in the preschool. The lottery will be held on February 5, 2018 for preschool. The remaining names, in the order that they are pulled, will be put on a wait list. All applicants will be notified of acceptance by February 9, 2018. Once notified of a received spot, parents must submit a non-refundable deposit check of $150.00 made out to The Windham School District by February 22, 2018 or the spot will be forfeited to the next person on the wait list.

Required Items Due at the Time of Registration for Preschool Students:

A COMPLETED registration application packet includes the following items. Please bring these items with you on registration day:

  • Completed Registration Form (Application) -- see below.
  • Original Birth Certificate with raised seal; copies will not be accepted.
  • Valid Driver’s License from the custodial/parent
  • Proofs of Residency for the Town of Windham including 1). Lease agreement, mortgage statement or purchase & sales agreement*; and 2). Current utility bill, check stub or bank statement. 
  • Physical Exam dated September 1, 2017 or later (A recent physical exam form will be accepted, if your child has a physical scheduled between January 2, 2018 and September 1, 2019. You must provide the date of the upcoming exam to the school nurse and the updated form must be submitted before school begins.)
  • Immunization Records with updated vaccinations. Registration cannot proceed if immunizations are not up-to-date or missing (Please check with the doctor’s office prior to registration day).

 *For Purchase and Sales Agreements, please see WSD Policy concerning Anticipated Occupancies - JFAB-R Procedures for Non-Residents who are relocating to Windham and JFAA Admission of Resident Students. A letter to the superintendent is required if a Purchase and Sales Agreement is the only proof of anticipated residency. Please send letter concerning your anticipated residency to the Windham School District Superintendent’s office with a copy of your P&S. Please bring a copy of the letter when registering your student. 

** Copies of all original documents will be made on registration day. Originals will be returned to you**


2018-19 REGISTRATION APPLICATION

2018-19 REGISTRATION PACKET

 

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