Kindergarten Enrollment

Kindergarten Registration for 2018-19 is now open!

During the school year, completed registration materials can be either dropped off or mailed to your child's school.

Your child's elementary building is determined based on your home address and ISD 200 elementary attendance boundaries.  If you do not know which elementary school your child will attend, you can do one of the following: (1) Click here to locate your attendance area on one of our district maps OR (2) If you are unable to find your address on the map, contact (651) 480-7000.

To enroll, please provide the following to your child's school -

  • Copy of your Child's Birth Certificate - due at time of registration. Your child must be five years old on or before September 1 of the year he or she will begin school. If you need to order a birth certificate, please click HERE for more information.
  • Proof of Early Childhood Screening - due at the time of registration. Please call (651) 480-7381 for more information or to schedule an appointment. If your child was screened in ISD 200, we will have the screening report on file.
  • Proof of Residency - due at the time of registration. For those already living in the district - valid driver’s license, utility bill, etc. and for families moving to the district - lease agreement or home closing paperwork.
  • Student Immunization Form - student's immunizations need to be up-to-date AND the information brought to your child's school by August 14, 2018. 

Immunizations required for Kindergarten

Hepatitis B

3 doses



5 doses

5th shot not needed if 4th was after age 4, Final dose on or after age 4 years


4 doses

4th polio not needed if 3rd was after age 4. Final dose on or after age 4 years


2 doses



2 doses

If the child has had the chicken pox disease, Varicella shots are not required. Health care provider must sign a form stating the child has had the disease

Exemptions: To go to school in Minnesota, students must show they’ve had these immunizations or file a legal exemption with the school. Parents may file a medical exemption signed by a health care provider or a conscientious objection signed by a parent/guardian and notarized.

  • IF APPLICABLE, Legal documentation of guardianship - if person enrolling the child is not the parent, the district will require legal documentation before the child is enrolled.

Our schools have limited staff available during the summer months. Please be patient when leaving voicemail messages, staff will return calls as they are available. If enrolling during summer break, completed enrollment forms should be mailed to the district office.

Who do I contact if I have questions?

Kennedy Elementary School
Mr. Kyle Latch, Principal
1175 Tyler St., Hastings MN 55033
Main Office (651) 480-7220 / Fax Number (651) 480-7222

McAuliffe Elementary School
Mr. Matt Esterby, Principal
1601 West 12th St., Hastings MN 55033
Main Office (651) 480-7390 / Fax Number (651) 480-7392

Pinecrest Elementary School
Mr. Paul Bakker, Principal
975 West 12th St., Hastings MN 55033
Main Office (651) 480-7280 / Fax Number (651) 480-7282

Countdown to Kindergarten - January 18, 2018
Tour and registration event held at each elementary school.

Enrollment Forms:
Student Registration Form
Minnesota Language Survey
Non-Household Emergency Contacts Form
Student Immunization Form