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

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    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.