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2022-2023 Kindergarten Registration Information

 Registration for children who will enter kindergarten in the fall of 2022 is scheduled in the Fox Chapel Area School District for March. The district also offers various pre-registration events (including parent/guardian orientations and 2022-2023 kindergarten story times) that are held beginning in February. Further information on all events can be found at https://www.kdgfcasd.com/.

All registration forms will be filled out online. Starting on February 9, parents/guardians can go to http://register.fcasd.edu to begin the registration process. Once the online forms are complete, parents/guardians will attend the school’s registration day, at a specific time, with their supporting documents. Orientation meetings to acquaint parents/guardians with the kindergarten program and registration process are scheduled for February 8 (Hartwood Elementary School), February 9 (Fairview Elementary School), and February 10 (Kerr and O’Hara Elementary schools) and will be held in person. 

Children must be 5 years of age on or before September 1 to be admitted to kindergarten in the 2022-2023 school year. A certificate of birth date, immunization records, two proofs of residency, and a photo ID must be presented for registration. A child will not be officially registered in the school until all of these items are presented.

Immunizations

According to Pennsylvania Department of Health regulations, children must be immunized with the following before being admitted to kindergarten:

    • 4 doses of tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Usually given as DTaP or DTP or DT or Td) (1 dose on or after fourth birthday);

    • 4 doses of polio (fourth dose on or after fourth birthday and at least 6 months after previous dose given);

    • 2 doses of measles, mumps, and rubella (usually given as MMR) on or after the child’s first birthday;

    • 3 doses of hepatitis B; and

    • 2 doses of varicella (chickenpox) (on or after the child’s first birthday) or evidence of immunity through a written statement from a physician indicating month and year of disease or serologic proof of immunity.

Persons having medical (must have a note from doctor) or religious objections to these immunizations should contact the school nurse.  

Parent Orientation Meetings/Kindergarten Registration Sessions

The schedule for in-person new kindergarten parent orientation meetings and kindergarten registration is below.

Fairview Elementary School*

Parent Orientation Meeting:  February 9 – Fairview Elementary School – 6-7 p.m.

Registration:  March 9 – Fairview Elementary School – 9-11 a.m. & 1-3 p.m.  Parents/guardians will choose a specific registration time once they complete the online registration.

The school is located at 738 Dorseyville Road in Indiana Township.  The phone number is 412-963-9315. 

Hartwood Elementary School*                                                 

Parent Orientation Meeting:  February 8 – Hartwood Elementary School – 6-7 p.m.     

Registration:  March 9 – Hartwood Elementary School – 8-11 a.m. & 1-2:30 p.m.  Parents/guardians will choose a specific registration time once they complete the online registration.

The school is located at 3730 Saxonburg Boulevard in Indiana Township.  The phone number is 412-767-5396. 

Kerr Elementary School*

Parent Orientation Meeting:  February 10 – Kerr Elementary School – 6-7 p.m.

Registration:  March 8 – Kerr Elementary School – 9 a.m.-4 p.m.  Parents/guardians will choose a specific registration time once they complete the online registration.

The school is located at 341 Kittanning Pike in O’Hara Township.  The phone number is 412-781-4105. 

O’Hara Elementary School*

Parent Orientation Meeting:  February 10 – O’Hara Elementary School – 6-7 p.m. 

Registration:  March 10 – O’Hara Elementary School – 10 a.m.-12 noon & 1-3 p.m.  Parents/guardians will choose a specific registration time once they complete the online registration.

The school is located at 115 Cabin Lane in O’Hara Township.  The phone number is 412-963-0333. 

*Additionally, districtwide registration sessions for ALL elementary schools will be held in March for those unable to attend the individual school registration dates/times.  Registration for all incoming kindergartners will be held March 8 from 4-6 p.m. at Kerr Elementary School and March 10 from 4-6 p.m. at O’Hara Elementary School.

Incoming kindergarten families are also encouraged to sign up for the story times hosted by their elementary school. To sign up and to learn more about programs for incoming kindergartners, visit https://www.kdgfcasd.com/.