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Preschool, Kindergarten Registrations Scheduled Around County
08:12AM / Thursday, February 29, 2024
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Berkshire County schools are scheduling and re-scheduling preschool and kindergarten registration dates and procedures for the 2024-2025 school year. Schools can send their information to info@iberkshires.com to be included on this list.
 
All students, regardless of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or homelessness, have equal access to the general education program and the full range of any occupational, vocational programs offered by public school districts.

Central Berkshire Regional School District

Kindergarten registration and preschool screening is now open and available online. To register for Kindergarten, please click here or stop by the elementary school in your neighborhood. To sign-up for a preschool screening, please go to the district's website and fill out the Preschool Screening Form for 2024-2025. The purpose of the screening is to identify children who may require special services as part of their preschool programming.

If you have questions regarding either Kindergarten registration and/or preschool screening, please use the following contact information:

Preschool:  Michelle Kasala at 413-655-0146

Becket Washington:  413-623-8757

Kittredge: 413-655-2525

Gabriel Abbott Memorial School 

Gabriel Abbott Memorial School has begun the process of registering Kindergarten and Prekindergarten students for the 2024-2025 school year. Dates for Kindergarten screening have yet to be determined. Please contact the school of?ce at (413) 664-6023 as soon as possible to register your child for one of these programs.

  • Students must be 5 years of age or older on Aug. 31, 2024 to register for Kindergarten.
  • Children must be 3 years or older on Aug. 31, 2024 to register for Prekindergarten. The school also encourages the parents of children who will turn three years of age during the school year to contact the school of?ce to discuss a plan for enrolling their child when they become eligible.
Students need to be legal residents of the school district and reside with parents or guardians within the school district at the time of the first day of school. Parents will need to provide a copy of the student’s birth certi?cate, updated immunization form, and proof of residence.
 
At this time, Abbott Memorial School projects to have limited choice openings in its Kindergarten program during the upcoming school year. School choice openings will not be determined until the school is able to register the resident students. 
 
Hoosac Valley Regional School District
 
The Hoosac Valley Regional School District will be conducting a developmental preschool screening for all Adams and Cheshire 3 and 4 year-olds on March 11, 12, and 13 at the Adams Town Hall at 8 Park St.
 
The purpose of the screening is to identify children who may have a developmental disability in communication, cognitive/thinking, social/emotional or motor development.
 
Appointments can be made by calling the Student Services Office at (413)743-2939 ext. 1107, Monday–Friday between 8:00AM - 3:30PM by Friday, March 8, 2024. A Parent/Guardian must accompany the child in order to complete screening information forms.
 
If you are a resident of Adams or Cheshire and you suspect that your child ages 3-21 may have a disability, contact the Office of Student Services at 413-743-2939 ext. 1107
 
North Adams Public Schools 
 
North Adams Public Schools will host in-person PreK application, Kindergarten registration, and screenings for both grades in preparation for the 2024-2025 school year. PreK children must be 3 or 4 years of age by Aug. 31, 2024. 
 
Kindergarten children must be 5 years of age by August 31, 2024.
 
PreK students currently enrolled in North Adams Public Schools do not need to register.
 
Parents/guardians must make an appointment for each application/registration: no walk-ins will be accommodated.
 
All screenings will take place at the North Adams Armory located at 206 Ashland Street, North Adams between the hours of 9 AM and 2PM. To schedule an appointment, call Carrie Silva at the North Adams Public Schools Central Office at (413) 776-1673.
 
PreK Application & Screening Dates: March 25 and 26
 
Kindergarten Registration & Screening Dates: March 27 and 28
 
Additional Information:
 
Parents/guardians should be prepared to bring all of the following to their appointment:
  • Your child
  • Child's birth certificate
  • Child's current physical exam/immunization record, signed by their doctor (must be from within the last 13 months)
  • Any additional medical records you think we may need (ie. asthma, food allergies)
  • Proof of residency (must have all of these 3 items)
    • 1. Valid driver's license or photo ID (passports are also acceptable)
    • 2. Copy of utility bill (electric, heat, cable, water, etc.) dated within the last 60 days
    • 3. One of the following: Recent mortgage statement, copy of lease/rental agreement, or letter from housing office
  • If applicable, any legal/court documentation (i.e. sole custody, legal guardianship, name changes, adoption, DCF paperwork, etc.)
For enrollment questions or concerns, contact Carrie Silva at 413-776-1673 or email at csilva@napsk12.org.
 
Pittsfield Public Schools
 
Pre-K In-Person Preview/Registration:
 
Children who will be 4 years old on or before September 1, 2024, may register for Pre-K 4 and children who will be 3 years old on or before September 1, 2024, may register for Pre-K 3 at:
 
  • Egremont Elementary School - Monday, March 11, 2024 from 4:00-6:00
  • Morningside Community School - Thursday, March 14, 2024 from 4:00-6:00 p.m.
  • Conte Community School - Monday, March 18, 2024 from 4:00-6:00 p.m.
  • Crosby Elementary School - Wednesday, March 20, 2024 from 4:00-6:00 p.m.
 
Pre-K registration will close on April 1, the lottery will be held Thursday, April 11
 
You may register for any of the 8 elementary schools at the above events
 
Please bring:
  • Student's Birth Certificate
  • Proof of Residence (current utility bill or mortgage/rental agreement)
Kindergarten In-Person Registration:
 
Children who will be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2024 may register for Kindergarten
 
Registration for Kindergarten will be held on the above dates at the same time as Pre-K.
 
Please bring:
  • Valid Parent or Legal Guardian Photo ID
  • Student's Birth Certificate
  • Proof of Residence (current utility bill or mortgage/rental agreement)
  • Student's Immunization Record
  • Student's last physical exam record
You may register for any of the 8 elementary schools at the above events
 
Questions may be directed to our registration office by emailing Registration at ppsregistration@pittsfield.net or by calling 413-499-9507 (leave a message, your call will be returned).
 
St. Stanislaus Kostka School

Beginning April 1, St. Stanislaus Kostka School will be accepting registration applications for Preschool students who will be 3 and 4 years old by Aug. 31, and Kindergarten students who will have turned 5 by Aug. 31. 

Open House for all prospective students in Preschool through Grade 8 will take place on Sunday, March 3 from 12-2pm. Tour the campus. Chat with teachers and student ambassadors. Learn about curriculum, the school community, 2024-2025 registration, tuition, financial aid and more!

Beginning April 1, please see our website for updated 2024-2025 registration information and forms: www.ststansadams.org or call us at the main school office at 413-743-1091. Children of all faiths are accepted on a first come-first served basis.

 
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