GENERAL QUESTIONS
 

Q: Is my child eligible for kindergarten?

A: To be eligible to attend kindergarten in Fall 2023, your child must be five-years-old on or before September 1, 2023.

 

Q: What school will my child attend?

A: Your child's school assignment will appear once you have entered your street address and house number on the online registration form. School assignments are based upon District policy.

 

QUESTIONS REGARDING REGISTRATION
 

Q: What information will I need to register my child online?

A: We suggest that you gather the necessary information prior to going online. In addition to the student's name, address, parent/guardian/caregiver name(s) and address, you will need the following information to complete the registration.

  • Parent/guardian/caregiver phone numbers, including home, cell, and work
  • Parent/guardian/caregiver email address
  • At least two alternate emergency contacts (in addition to parent information), including name and phone number
  • Pediatrician's name, address, and phone number
  • Dentist's name, address, and phone number
  • Student's medical history*

 

*Please note that if you prefer not to including your child's medical history on the online registration form, then please use a paper form that you can complete and return to Central Office at 220 Nahatan St.

 

Q: Is the registration process complete once I complete the online form?

A: No. You will need to submit the following required documents to Harley Pease (hpease@westwood.k12.ma.us) in Central Office (via email) or at 220 Nahatan St. if not uploaded to the registration portal.

 

Q: Are there any other important dates I need to know about?

A: Yes. 

Incoming Kindergarten Family Information Night

Tuesday, May 23, 2022, 7:00pm

 

Parents/guardians/caregivers of incoming students are invited to attend a presentation by the kindergarten teachers, school nurse, PTO/PTA (Parent-Teacher Organization/Association) president, and school principal. You will learn about the school’s values and culture, daily life in kindergarten classrooms, and how to get involved in the school’s PTO/PTA. 

 

Kindergarten Classroom Visit

late May/early June

 

You and your child will meet school staff as well as other incoming kindergarten students and their parents/guardians/caregivers. If possible, please leave younger siblings at home to make this a special time for you and your kindergarten child.

 

Wheels on the Bus

Tuesday, June 13, 2023 or Tuesday, August 15, 2023 6:00pm (Little Theater at Westwood High School)

 

Led by Westwood’s School Resource Police Officer Brad Pindel, this information session provides students with the chance to board a real school bus and to learn about safe bus behavior. No pre-registration is required. Parents/guardians/caregivers and their kindergartners can choose to attend either session.

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