Kindergarten Registration

  • Kindergarten registration for all elementary schools in Gaston County will take place February 18-23. Parents/guardians may register online or in person at the Gaston County Schools Student Assignment Office, which is located at the former Forest Heights Elementary, #1 Learning Place, Gastonia.

    The in-person times are:|

         Monday, February 18 through Friday, February 22 from 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
         Saturday, February 23 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

    The North Carolina Kindergarten Health Assessment Form may be picked up at the Gaston County Health Department or at your local physician's office.

What to Bring for Registration

    Kindergarten (child must be five years old on or before August 31, 2019)

    *Valid ID of parent/guardian registering child:  North Carolina law requires that a biological parent, court ordered legal guardian/custodian (court document required), or Department of Social Services (DSS) placement representative (kinship paperwork required) should present a child for school enrollment (this excludes stepparents.) Persons registering a child for kindergarten should be prepared to present a valid ID and/or required legal documentation at registration.

    "No proof of Residence"
    If you do not have proof of residence documents in your name, please contact the office of Student Assignment 704-810-7284.