Jefferson County Schools Kindergarten Program

Thank you for your interest in the Jefferson County Schools Kindergarten Program. We are excited to begin partnering with you to support student success as they begin their academic career.

We designed this page to be a resource for you throughout the enrollment process.

We've included information about starting the pre-registration process, kindergarten eligibility, and the options for kindergarten enrollment in the state of West Virginia.

Kindergarten Registration Dates

Please call your student's school to setup an appointment.

April 22, 2024

Ranson Elementary

North Jefferson Elementary

April 23, 2024

Blue Ridge Primary

T.A. Lowery Elementary

April 24, 2024

C.W. Shipley Elementary

South Jefferson Elementary

April 25, 2024

Page Jackson Elementary

Shepherdstown Elementary

April 26, 2024

Page Jackson Elementary

Driswood Elementary

Registering Students Who are Five Years Old by July 1st

The state of West Virginia (W. Va. Code §18-5-18) requires children to be five years of age by July 1st of the year in which they wish to attend kindergarten. Families with students who meet the age requirement may follow the steps below.

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1. Complete the JCS New Student Registration Form found HERE. Please note this is for the 23-24 School Year, registration for the 24-25 School Year begins in April.

2. Please use the checklist found HERE to ensure that all necessary documents are gathered.

Enrolling Students Who are NOT Five Years Old by July 1st

Families with students who will NOT be five years of age by July 1st have three options to enroll

Which School will the Student Attend?

To determine which school a student will attend, please contact the Jefferson County Schools Transportation Department at (304) 725-7664 or CLICK HERE for a school/transportation search.*

*Please note that school bus information obtained here may not be accurate for the 2023-2024 school year.