• Kindergarten Stick Figures

    Kindergarten Enrollment Information
    2021-22 School Year

    Kindergarten students must be age 5 by October 1, 2021

    Online Enrollment for Kindergarten begins March 22, 2021

    To enroll, you'll need PDFs or JPGs of the following:
    - your child's official birth certificate (from the State Board of Health)
    - parent/guardian's driver's license or state photo ID
    - proof of residency (utility bill, property tax bill, lease agreement on business letterhead, public assistance documentation, etc.)
    - immunization records and proof of lead screening. (By August 18, 2021 your child must be up to date!)

    You'll also be asked for emergency contact information for your child.


    Need help? Schools will be open by appointment March 22-26 if you need assistance with enrollment.
    Please call ahead - no walk-ins.
    Coolspring Elementary – 9121 W. 300 North – (219) 873-2073
    Edgewood Elementary – 502 Boyd Circle – (219) 873-2079
    Joy Elementary – 1600 E Coolspring Avenue – (219) 873-2090
    Knapp Elementary – 321 Bolka Avenue – (219) 873-2096
    Lake Hills Elementary – 201 Ferguson Road – (219) 873-2105
    Marsh Elementary – 401 E Homer Street – (219) 873-2102
    Pine Elementary – 1660 County Line Road – (219) 873-2114
    Springfield Elementary – 3054 West 800 North – (219) 873-2117

    Not sure which school your child would attend? Call the MCAS Transportation Dept. at (219) 873-2127 for assistance.

    We can't wait to welcome the Class of 2034!

    Watch our Kindergarten Q&A
    Recorded March 23, 2021

    Tips on enrollment & helping your child prepare for kindergarten!

    Featuring special guests:
    Lisa Emshwiller, Principal, Springfield Elementary
    Susan Shell, Kindergarten Teacher, Marsh Elementary
    Brandi Morlan, School Nurse, Edgewood Elementary
    Kathy Schroll, School Secretary, Coolspring Elementary
    Sue Harrison, MCAS Transportation Director 

     Enjoy this video, which takes you inside one of our MCAS Kindergarten classrooms!
    Note: This video was made prior to a change in kindergarten entrance age. Students must be 5 by October 1st (not August 1st) to enter MCAS kindergarten.