HANFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Will begin March 6, 2023
If your child will become 5 years old on or before April 2, 2024, and you live in the Hanford Elementary School District attendance area, please contact your school office the week of March 6, 2023, and make an appointment to register him/her for the 2023-24 school year, 585-3775. Children turning 5 years old on or before September 1, 2023, will register for regular kindergarten and children turning 5 years old between September 2, 2023, and April 2, 2024, will register for the Transitional Kindergarten class.
Please bring the following required documentation with you to register your child for both transitional kindergarten and regular kindergarten.
✓ Verification of birthday (birth or baptismal certificate, passport, etc)
✓ Proof of immunization. The following immunizations are required:
- 5 DTP/DTaP– 4 meet the requirement for ages 4-6 years if one was given on or after the 4th birthday
- 4 polio – 3 doses meet the requirement for ages 4-6 years if one was given after the 4th birthday.
- 2 MMR – both on or after 1st birthday
- 3 Hepatitis B shots
- 2 Chicken Pox shots (Varicella)
✓ Proof of school entry physical – not required for transitional kindergarten students.
Immunizations are available through your doctor, clinics, and some local pharmacies. Vaccines are available through the Kings County Department of Public Health and are free to Medi-Cal eligible children and low-cost vaccines are available to some eligible children. Some private insurances are accepted as well. Please call 584-1401 to check on eligibility for low-cost vaccines and accepted coverage. It is recommended that if you have private physician to remain under his or her care.
In partnership with Hanford Elementary School District, the Family HealthCare Network will have their mobile unit available from 1:00-5:00 at the following elementary schools Washington 2/1 & 5/3, Roosevelt 2/15, Monroe 3/1, Lincoln 3/15, Kennedy/Richmond 4/12, King 4/19, Roosevelt 5/17. The mobile unit can provide vaccinations, physicals, and other health services. Please call (559) 909-4908 or (877) 960-3426 to schedule your appointment. Walk-ins welcome.
Please Note: State law also requires that your child have an oral health assessment (dental check-up) by May 21, 2024. Any assessment completed after 8/01/22 will be accepted.