Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Kindergarten Intake Process

Spruce Street Kindergarten Intake Process and Timeline
If your child was born in 2005, s/he is aged for kindergarten for the 2010-2011 school year. All families in New York City are encouraged to participate in the kindergarten intake process beginning from early February through mid-March. Intake allows us to gain a quick glance at how many incoming students live in our designated zone. Please note that intake is the first step in the registration process, and does not guarantee a seat in our kindergarten class.

Spruce Street kindergarten intake will happen on the following dates and times:
Thursday, February 4th from 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Thursday, February 11th from 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Monday, February 22nd from 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Thursday, March 4th from 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Monday, March 8th from 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Friday, March 12th from 9:00-10:00 a.m.

Parents/guardians need only come during one of the intake days. No priority will be given based on which day you come – it is not a first come, first serve process. All zoned families who participate in intake have the same opportunity to gain a seat in Spruce Street’s kindergarten class. Families who reside in a different zone may participate in the intake process as well, but are subject to citywide enrollment/eligibility policies.

When coming to the school, please bring with you:
Original birth certificate or passport
Your child’s record of immunization
Your current Con Edison bill
Current rent/mortgage/tax or maintenance bill
A current bank or credit card statement

Incoming kindergarteners (born in 2005) should not be present for intake.

All parents/guardians must enter using the school entrance of Tweed Courthouse. Walk to the east side of the building towards Centre Street and enter through the school yard gate. Each person entering the school will need to show a photo ID to sign in. As a reminder, only adults should be present. Children and strollers cannot be accommodated.

As a reminder, families are invited to attend a tour of Spruce Street. If you have not already attended a tour, families are invited to tour either on Tuesday, February 23rd at 6:00 p.m. or Thursday, February 25th at 9:00 a.m. For more information, please email us at sprucestreetschool@gmail.com.